Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
"The Roberts Court in the Obama Era: A Reporter's Reflections," by Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times.
After handing down its historic decision in June upholding President Obama's health care law, the Supreme Court is not slowing down. The new term is likely to include landmark cases on affirmative action in higher education, voting rights and same-sex marriage.
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Metcalf 101, Friedman Auditorium
This Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant boldly revealed his unauthorized status in recent articles he wrote for the New York Times Magazine and Time magazine. Vargas, who will deliver this year's John Hazen White Sr. Lecture, will share how he’s fighting for immigration reform now after spending fifteen years concealing his undocumented status.
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Authors Richard Arenberg and Robert Dove discuss their new book, Defending the Filibuster: The Soul of the Senate, an informed and spirited defense of the Senate’s tradition of extended debate.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet Taubman Center faculty, other concentrators, and learn about the public policy concentration. Come early, food will be served!
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 8:00am - 5:30pm
Robert Campus Center, Petteruti Lounge
This conference will empower attendees with actionable strategies that utilize collaboration across public agencies as well as public / private partnerships. With budgets tight (and getting tighter), learn how to leverage the genius in the agencies and organizations that surround you to better address thorny and challenging issues that threaten the well-being of today's (and tomorrow's) seniors. We are excited to bring together a set of leaders across sectors and disciplines to share their...
Friday, May 25, 2012 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Join your public policy peers before the Campus Dance for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. All current and former undergraduate and graduate students are invited, along with guests.
Taubman Center for Public Policy67 George Street5:30-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
"Bad Girls: A Public Policy and Human Rights Conversation on Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S." presented by Malika Saada Saar ’92.
Malika Saada Saar is currently the Executive Director of the Human Rights Project for Girls, a new effort to focus on the human rights of vulnerable girls in the U.S. She also founded and was the executive director of the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, a policy and advocacy organization for women and girls in the U.S. and Africa. Newsweek recognized Ms. Saada...
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile from 2000 to 2006, will present "The Challenges of a Policymaker in Current Times."
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Brown University and Taubman Center Alumna Christine Hunsinger ’08 and a small group of experienced practitioners will teach you the skills you need to negotiate your first salary. This workshop will inform you about the negotiating trends in hiring women, how to break tradition, and how to close the wage gap.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
A seminar series exploring how where you live, work and play impacts your health, and what policy makers should do about it.
The third and final seminar of this three-part series is titled, "Health in All Policies: Designing Cross-Sector Policies to Improve Health."