Events

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and Bikes)

A Win for Bike Safety

Wednesday, September 24
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Allison Dining Room, 5th floor Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street

Renata von Tscharner, Founder and President, Charles River Conservancy

Renata von Tscharner, President and Founder of the Charles River Conservancy, spearheaded a tireless effort to have bike and pedestrian underpasses installed in conjunction with the reconstruction of three bridges across the Charles River.  Last month Mass DOT agreed.  Join us to hear how Renata, her team, and broad coalition of bike enthusiasts won the day.

This event is co-sponsored by the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.

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Presidential Prescriptions for State Policy: Obama's Race to the Top Initiative

Wednesday, October 1

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

Taubman 275, 2nd floor Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street

William Howell, Harris School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science University of Chicago

William G. Howell is an award-winning American political scientist and Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies. He studies the American presidency and has published books on the subject.  Howell will discuss his work regarding President Obama's Race to the Top Initiative. 

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PEPG Education Policy Colloquia Series

College Access, Initial College Choice and Degree Completion


Wednesday, October 8

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

CGIS South 050

Joshua Goodman, John F. Kennedy School of Government – Harvard University

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PEPG Education Policy Colloquia Series

The Play's The Thing: What Students Learn from Seeing Live Theater


Friday, October 17

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

CGIS South 050

Jay P. Greene, College of Education and Health Professions – University of Arkansas

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PEPG Education Policy Colloquia Series


Wednesday, October 22

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

CGIS South 050

Mathew Chingos, Brown Center on Education – Brookings Institution

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PEPG Education Policy Colloquia Series

Wednesday, October 29

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm

CGIS South 050

Michael B. Henderson, Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University

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