Consumers at all income levels have benefited from improvements that have made vehicles more fuel efficient. That’s the finding of a study recently published by David Greene, a senior fellow at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, and Jilleah Welch, Baker Center research associate.
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The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule of events for October. The first event is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, with Rich Pacelle, director of the political science department, presenting a talk titled “Forty More Years: The Making of the Clinton/Trump Court.”
Jacob LaRiviere, a Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Fellow and adjunct professor at UT, and senior researcher at Microsoft, has released a policy brief on reducing carbon emissions through the use of a better accounting method that quantifies the impacts of renewable energy produced in different locations on the power grid. Society’s
Radoslaw “Radek” Sikorski, former foreign minister of Poland, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Wednesday, September 21, as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series.
Miranda Gottlieb grew up watching her parents work in policy advocacy, but it wasn’t until she got to UT that she realized her own passion for public policy.
Millicent Smith, a graduate student in journalism, will spend her summer in a paid internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, after winning a national wonk tank competition sponsored by the US Department of State. Smith developed her proposal, “He for She for Delhi,” as part of a team in Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Catherine Luther’s international journalism class.
Teams of UT students recently competed in the third annual Howard H. Baker Jr. Public Policy Challenge to provide solutions to local and national policy issues.
Howard Hall discussed what security measures are taken on campus to safeguard nuclear material with NPR.
Sameh Aboul-Enein, deputy assistant foreign minister of Egypt for disarmament and peaceful uses of nuclear energy, will give a Global Security Lecture at 5:30 p.m. today at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
The College of Nursing and Haslam College of Business are partnering with Healthy Tennessee to host a free symposium, “Why Businesses Value a Healthy Community,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 7, at the Baker Center.