Events Archive

Does the First Amendment Protect Commercial Speech? - The Meiklejohn Debate

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Meiklejohn Debate: "Does the First Amendment Protect Commercial Speech?" Against: Andrew Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University For: Martin Redish, Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy at Northwestern University  

Ray LaHood: The View from President Obama's Cabinet

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Taubman Center for Public Policy will bring U.S. Cabinet member Ray LaHood to the Brown campus on Wednesday, February 29, 2012. The Noah Krieger ’93 Memorial Lecture will be at 4:00 p.m. in De Ciccio Family Auditorium, Salomon Building. LaHood’s talk, which has been rescheduled from November 7, 2011, is free and open to the public.

Social Determinants of Health: Law and Public Policy

Tuesday, February 28, 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 first of this three-part series is titled "Understanding the Social Determinants of Health." Keynote speaker:Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts Panel: Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, PhD

Master's Program Open House

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Taubman Center is holding an open house for prospective students. Meet Taubman alumni, current students and faculty. Find out how the Taubman Center's MPA and MPP degrees will prepare you for a dynamic career in public policy and public affairs. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: 401-863-2201 or email ellen_dessloch@brown.edu

How to Land a Public Policy Job in Washington, DC

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Emma Berca, Master of Public Health '08, Director of Policy at Long Term Care Pharmacy Alliance in Washington, DC will share her insights on how to navigate the public policy job market in DC. Sponsored by the Taubman Center for Public Policy. For more information, call 401-863-2201. This presentation is held in conjunction with the Taubman Center for Public Policy Master's Program Open House, which follows at 4 p.m. at the Faculty Club.

Taubman Speaker Series: Alex Morse '11, Mayor of Holyoke, MA

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Alex Morse Alex Morse '11, Urban Studies, Mayor of Holyoke, MA. Morse will share his vision for his struggling hometown.

Taubman Luncheon Speaker Series: International policy transfer and HIV/AIDS crisis in Russia and South Africa, 2000-2010

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"International policy transfer and HIV/AIDS crisis in Russia and South Africa, 2000-2010," presented by Vladislav Kravtsov, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Public Policy, Brown University. A light lunch will be provided.

Taubman Luncheon Series: Reflections on the Demographics, Economics and Politics of State Pension Reform

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

“Reflections on the Demographics, Economics and Politics of State Pension Reform,” presented by Dick Woodbury, economist and program administrator with the National Bureau of Economic Research. A light lunch will be provided.

It Still Takes A Candidate: Why Women Don't Run for Office

Monday, October 31, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"It Still Takes A Candidate: Why Women Don't Run for Office," a lecture presented by Jennifer L. Lawless, Director of the Women & Politics Institute, and Associate Professor of Government at American University. This event is co-sponsored by Political Science and the Taubman Center.

Anton/Lippitt Conference "The Knowledge District: The Role of Universities and Medical Facilities in Urban Development"

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Anton/Lippitt Conference entitled, “The Knowledge District: The Role of Universities and Medical Facilities in Urban Development.” Institutions of higher learning and medical facilities are some of the largest private employers in America’s major cities. The conference is designed to explore the role of universities, medical facilities, and other “anchor” institutions in urban affairs. Participants: