Events Archive

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:

Taubman Luncheon Series: "Founders and Financially Affiliated Directors on Charter School Boards and Their Impact on Financial Performance and Academic Achievement"

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Founders and Financially Affiliated Directors on Charter School Boards and Their Impact on Financial Performance and Academic Achievement," presented by Cherisse Golusino, Visiting Scholar, Loyola University New Orleans, and Elif Sisli Ciamarra, Assistant Professor at Brandeis International Business School. A light lunch will be provided.

Taubman Luncheon Series: w/Ari Matusiak, a Brown alum and senior advisor at the White House

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Brown alum Ari Matusiak, Executive Director of the White House Business Council and Senior Advisor for Strategic Engagement at the White House, will be the guest speaker at this Taubman Luncheon Speaker Series. A light lunch will be provided.

The Drum Major Institute and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

An overview of the work of the Drum Major Institute and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brown Bag Series: Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 4:00pm

Mark R. Warren, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard University will give a presentation entitled "Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 4:30pm

Dan Pallotta, author of Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential will give a presentation entitled "Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Making all communities a part of the American recovery and resurgence

Monday, April 11, 2011 - 8:00pm

U.S. Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) will give a presentation entitled "Making all communities a part of the American recovery and resurgence."

Immigrants & Immigration in the 21st Century

Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 3:00pm

A discussion centered on new survey data the views and perceptions of Rhode Islanders about immigrants and immigration.

Brown Bag Series: Zero Tolerance: School Policies and Practices

Friday, March 11, 2011 - 6:30pm

Tina Reyes, Professor of Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies at University of Houston College of Education will give a presentation entitled"Zero Tolerance: School Policies and Practices." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 5:00pm

James T. Patterson, Professor Emeritus of History at Brown University will make a presentation entitled "The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.