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Events at Eagleton


Upcoming events:
3/10/15- Why I Want You to Tell Me More: On Bringing the Outsiders In with NPR Host Michel Martin
3/11/15- True Son - A film screening and discussion with Eagleton's Youth Political Participation Program and the RU Voting Club
4/7/15- Washington, Wall Street, and the Public Interest: What I Learned in the U.S. Senate with Senator Ted Kaufman
4/10/15- Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop: Public Decision Making in Health, Education, and the Environment
4/13/15- A Conversation with Brian Lamb, Founder and Former CEO, C-SPAN
4/22/15- The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning, a book talk with author David P. Redlawsk
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The Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership
presents

Michel Martin

NPR Host and Commentator

Why I Want You to Tell Me More:
On Bringing the Outsiders In

Michel Martin
  • NPR News host covering topics including education, families, faith, race, gender and social issues
  • Hosted "Tell Me More" on NPR 2007-14
  • ABC News correspondent 1996-2006
  • Former reporter for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
7:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Eagleton's Youth Political Participation Program and the RU Voting Club
present

True Son
A film screening and discussion

Refreshments will be served! Watch the trailer below.

TRUE SON follows 22-year old Stanford graduate Michael Tubbs and his campaign for a seat on Stockton, CA city council during a year of record homicides and impending bankruptcy. For Michael, a Stockton native born to a teenage mother and incarcerated father, engaging with youth is crucial to solving Stockton's problems. In a remarkable election campaign, Michael returns home and rallies hundreds of young Stockton residents between the ages of 14-21 to join his movement to Reinvent Stockton. The film premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.
 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
7:00 PM

Eagleton Institute of Politics
Douglass Campus
 
Open to current Rutgers students only.
General admission FREE - RSVP required
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The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government presents

Washington, Wall Street, and the Public Interest:
What I Learned in the U.S. Senate

Hon. Ted Kaufman

The Honorable Ted Kaufman will discuss his tenure as a U.S. Senator and many prior years as a Senate staffer, and his views on how and why the congress and our political system works or doesn't work. He will place special emphasis on his experience trying to regulate Wall Street more closely after the financial crisis. He will also share reflections on the ethical questions and challenges individual members must confront and related policy changes that could be effective.
About Senator Ted Kaufman:
  • United States Senator from Delaware from 2009-2010
  • Chief of Staff to United States Senator Joseph Biden for 19 years
  • Served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Committee of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
  • Board member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) from 1995 until 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Duke University Law School
  • More about Senator Kaufman

The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government honors the
distinguished Rutgers alumnus and  long-time mayor of Trenton,
a proponent and practitioner of open, responsive, and ethical government.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
10:30 AM

Lunch to follow
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ
Open to current Rutgers students, faculty, and staff only.

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop II:
Public Decision Making in Health,
Education, and the Environment

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop offers students and postdocs in both the natural and social sciences the opportunity to explore ways in which science intersects with politics, policymaking, and public discourse – and how to build careers in that space.

9:30AM             
Discussion featuring:
Thomas J. Carew, Ph.D.

Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science
New York University

Additional speakers TBA

12 noon
Networking lunch

The Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop is supported in part by the Rutgers Interdisciplinary Job Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists program, which is funded by a Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training grant from the NIH, and the Rutgers - RWJMS Postdoctoral Career Development Program. Our campus collaborators include the Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and the Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Pediatrics Rutgers at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

Open to current Rutgers students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty only.

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

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The Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture

A Conversation with Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb
  • Executive Chairman and Founder,
    C-SPAN networks
  • Has held interviews with numerous U.S. presidents (including Nixon, Ford, Reagan, George W. Bush, Clinton and Obama) and world leaders (such as Margaret Thatcher and Mikhail Gorbachev)
  • Currently hosts Q & A, an interview program with people who are making things happen in the public sphere

The Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture was established by Mrs. Benjamin Leon in memory of her brother, who worked on Capitol Hill in the 1940s, first on the staff of Senator W. Warren Barbour and later for Senator Albert W. Hawkes. The annual lecture, before an audience of Eagleton Institute of Politics faculty, staff, students and friends, is delivered by a current or former Member of Congress, congressional staffer or expert on Congress.

Monday, April 13, 2015
6:30 PM

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

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The Eagleton Institute of Politics and its Center for Public Interest Polling
present

The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning

A book talk with author David Redlawsk

Positive Case for Negative Campaigning bookDavid Redlawsk is the director of the Center for Public Interest Polling at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and professor of political science at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
  • Recent books include The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning (2105); Why Iowa? Sequential Elections, Reform and U.S. Presidential Nominations (with Caroline J. Tolbert and Todd Donovan); How Voters Decide: Information Processing in an Election Campaign (with Richard Lau)
  • Research published in numerous journals including American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and the American Journal of Political Science, as well as the journal Political Psychology

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
5:00 PM
Reception
5:30 PM Program
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

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