Tennessee spends less on a per capita basis than almost any other state on its highways and roads yet enjoys roadways that are better than those in most states. But according to a new paper produced by researchers at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, roadway quality is now at risk unless new funding is found.
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A class discussion about an enslaved African prince in the 1600s has inspired a group of UT undergraduate students to help stop modern-day human trafficking. The inaugural Human Trafficking on Rocky Top event will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center. It is free and open to the public. Local experts will speak and an involvement fair will follow the presentation.
Faculty members are collecting proposals for US Department of State Diplomacy Lab projects through October 26.
A new study from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy indicates that the gap between government fuel economy estimates and what consumers are reporting has increased for recent model year vehicles.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host several events throughout the day on Thursday, September 17, in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has been selected as a partner in the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab program. The Diplomacy Lab helps the State Department broaden its research base and more effectively respond to a variety of global challenges.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule of events for this fall.
The International Journal of Nuclear Security, a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles and research related to all aspects of nuclear security, is now available online and free to the public.
Former NATO Ambassador Kurt Volker—a leading expert in US foreign and national security policy—will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series.
Two nationally known environmental leaders—Phil Sharp, president of Resources for the Future, and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, co-chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition—will visit UT next week.