Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy News

UT to Host State Board of Education

UT will host the Tennessee State Board of Education for a workshop and quarterly board meeting on Thursday and Friday at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Proposals for Diplomacy Lab Projects Due September 29

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy serves as the coordinator for the US State Department’s Diplomacy Lab. The program enables the State Department to gather research, innovation, and expertise related to foreign policy originating from faculty and students around the country. Proposals for the Spring 2018 lab are due Friday, Sept. 29,

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Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection Now Available Online

Estes Kefauver

US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.

UT Professor Wraps Up Fulbright Experience in Manila

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Krista Wiegand, director of the Global Security–Conflict Processes program at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science, spent the past five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. Wiegand was one of five UT faculty members awarded a Fulbright during the 2016–17 academic year.