Baker Center Announces Remaining September 2016 Lectures and Events

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its remaining schedule of events for September.

  • September 21—Radek Sikorski, Ashe Lecture, 5:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium in the Baker Center. The former foreign minister of Poland will discuss the “United States’ Role in Today’s Europe.”
  • September 26—Debate Watch, 9:00–11:00 p.m. on the big screen in the Toyota Auditorium.
  • September 27—National Voter Registration Day, register online at utk.turbovote.org or at the Baker Center via a locked box in the Rotunda.
  • September 28—Voterpalooza, 6:00 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium. The Baker Center and Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society are teaming up to host Voterpalooza. The event will feature a political engagement fair, a live debate among UT students representing the presidential candidates, live polling, voter registration, and free pizza.
  • September 29—Michael Hutchins, Energy and Environmental Forum, 1:00–2:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium. Hutchins is the director of the American Bird Conservancy’s Bird-Smart Wind Energy Campaign and will present “Wind Energy Development and Wildlife: Are They Compatible?”

All events and lectures are free and open to the public. The Baker Center is a nonpartisan institute devoted to education and research concerning public policy and civic engagement.

CONTACT:

Nissa Dahlin-Brown (865-974-8681, nissa@utk.edu)

Tyra Haag (865-974-5460, tyra.haag@tennessee.edu)