Several events on campus today and this weekend have been canceled with organizers citing winter weather concerns.
Baker Center News
Oil and Gas Monitor spotlighted Charles Sims’ research on the challenges and opportunities that could coincide with the second coming of the US as an oil powerhouse.
The community is invited to attend the inaugural Howard H. Baker Jr. Memorial Lecture featuring Former Prime Minister of Japan Yasuo Fukuda at 5:30 p.m. October 28 at the Baker Center.
Two women ambassadors will be featured in separate lectures as part of this year’s Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
Weekly, the world gathers around their television to tune in to shows depicting the Oval Office and Washington, D.C., but Julia Ross, a UT senior, was in the heart of the action as an intern in the nation’s capital.
Climate change has been linked to the recent surge in natural disturbances, such as storms, wildfires, and insect outbreaks. That’s led scientists to look at preemptive measures to mitigate the damage.
Charles F. McMillan, nuclear physicist and director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will give the Baker Center’s annual Distinguished Global Security Lecture on October 1 at UT. McMillan will speak on “The Timeline of Technology.” The event is free and open to the public.
UT’s Baker Center will host a talk October 3 by alumnus Bill Haltom, a Memphis lawyer and author of a newly published book about Senator Baker.
A noted scholar of Middle Eastern politics will visit UT on Thursday, September 25, to present a public lecture about Muslim Brotherhood’s role in Egyptian politics.
Two UT students will travel to Boston later this month to participate in a conference led by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, featuring top political practitioners on bipartisan advocacy and campus political engagement.