Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Taubman Center for Public Policy joins with Rhode Island Public Radio to convene a panel of experts to address the proposed relocation of the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new stadium in downtown Providence.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join public policy peers, faculty, and staff before the Campus Dance for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. All current and former public policy undergraduate and graduate students are invited, along with guests.
An event for public policy graduates, alumni, and their families.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
International trade agreements have expanded rapidly in recent years. Supporters claim that the agreements carefully balance the benefits of free trade with the labor, environmental, and other regulatory interests of the signatory nations. Many US states, however, claim that trade agreements unduly restrict or preempt state laws regulating commerce.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Janet Gail Besser is vice president, policy and government affairs for the New England Clean Energy Council, where she leads the Council’s policy and advocacy efforts to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for a conversation with John Hazen White, Jr., a Rhode Island business leader dedicated to improving the state’s business and political climate.
White is president of Taco, Inc., a third-generation, $200 million manufacturing company headquartered in Cranston, Rhode Island. Taco, which employs 500 people, is a world-class manufacturer of pumps, valves, tanks, electric controls and other components used in heating and cooling applications and is a leader in its industry.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Daniel Benaim is currently foreign policy speechwriter and Middle East advisor to Vice President Joe Biden. Before that, he wrote speeches for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and served as a member of her policy planning staff covering Egypt.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
One of the most effective tools to affect public opinion and ultimately public policy is the opinion page of major publications. Getting published, however, is tougher than getting admitted to an Ivy League college. Not surprisingly, there are “secret” rules and strategies that improve your odds.
Steve Cohen ’75 has had nine op-eds published in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal in the last two years; plus more than a dozen longer articles published in major publications during...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson will speak about the movement to recognize the right to marry someone of the same sex and the arguments for Due Process and Equal Protection under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution to vindicate that right. They will discuss their successful litigation to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which had restricted marriage to a man and a woman. Boies and Olson will also speak about the challenge to Virginia’s same-sex marriage prohibition and pending...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
As a Coast Guard Academy graduate (Class of 1982) and now its first female Superintendent, Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz will discuss the challenges faced by the Academy and universities in preparing young men and women to be leaders in the key public and private institutions and organizations of the 21st century. Drawing on her experience both at sea and in Washington, Admiral Stosz will focus on how the Academy and Brown's public policy program combine academic excellence with a tradition of...
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Scott Nystrom, economist, Regional Economic ModelsThis lecture is free and open to the public