05BF5C3D-FE25-CDD2-D0B43F36A4F6028E
15F328E9-0287-A0D8-FDE517CB347CB61F
Public Events
Public Events Calendar >>

DIRECTIONS AND COLLEGE MAP

Media Relations
315-859-4680

Levitt Center  RSS Feed

91 to 100 out of 198

Austin Walker '12
Austin Walker '12 Chosen to Attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Austin Walker ’12 was selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University conference, March 30 – April 1 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  More ...

Levitt Leaders - Washington, D.C.
Levitt Leaders Go to Washington

Participants in the first Levitt Leadership Institute cohort headed to Washington, D.C. for the  second phase of the program during spring break. Led by Prudence Bushnell, former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Guatemala, the group continued their focus on the study of leadership, a program that was enhanced by daily meetings with Washington leaders. Funding for the entire program was provided by Arthur Levitt Jr.  More ...

Andrew Fiala
Fiala Explains Just War Theory

Since gaining nationhood in the 18th century, the United States has been directly involved in dozens of armed military conflicts. The standard that the government has used and still uses to justify military engagements is the just war theory, which posits that a nation can, morally, only become involved in a military conflict that adheres to a set of ethical criteria. Andrew Fiala, professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at California State University, Fresno, discussed the theory on March 1.  More ...

Inaugural Levitt Leadership Institute Trains Students in Public Service

Eighteen students returned a week early to campus over winter break to take part in week one of a two-week pilot leadership program through the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center.  The program, called the Levitt Leadership Institute (LLI), was designed and led by Ambassador Prudence Bushnell with the assistance of Christine Powers and was intended to provide strong leadership training for students interested in working in public service. This program was made possible by a very generous gift from Arthur Levitt Jr.  More ...

Prof. Paul Hagstrom, Lukas Bridenbeck '13, Rebekah Gibson '12, Sarah Flisnik '12, CJ Dayananda '12.
National Youth Poll Says Government and Wealthy Should Aid Poor

American young people say that the top two causes of poverty are a lack of jobs (83.7 percent) followed by a lack of health insurance (64.3 percent) according to a new national survey of young Americans’ attitudes on poverty, released on Dec. 12 and conducted by Hamilton. More than two thirds (67.7 percent) also cited the growing incomes of the wealthiest people as negatively affecting the quality of life of those with lower incomes. The full results of this survey are available online and were presented by webcast at www.hamilton.edu/poverty.  More ...

National Youth Poverty Poll Ranks Lack of Jobs as #1 Cause of Poverty

American young people say that the top two causes of poverty are a lack of jobs (82.8 percent) followed by a lack of health insurance (69.4 percent) according to a new national survey of young Americans’ attitudes on poverty, conducted by Hamilton. The full results of this survey will be available online and presented by webcast on Monday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. EST at www.hamilton.edu/poverty. Questions during the presentation can be posed via Twitter using #povertypoll.  More ...

Jacob Hacker
Hacker Illustrates Rise of Economic Inequality in Lecture

“With the backdrop of the Occupy Wall Street Protests, it’s not as hard to draw people into a discussion of inequality,” said Jacob Hacker in his lecture on Nov. 14.  Hacker, the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University and director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, gave a lecture for the Levitt Center’s Inequality and Equity Series.  More ...

Jacob Hacker
Yale Professor to Present “Winner Take All Politics”

Jacob Hacker, the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University, will present a lecture titled “Winner Take All Politics” on Monday, Nov. 14, at 4:15 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture, which is part of the Levitt Center’s Inequality and Equity series, is free and open to the public.  More ...

Christina Romer
Economist Christina Romer Details Recovery Act

Economist Christina Romer gave a talk titled “What Do We Know About Fiscal Policy? Separating Evidence From Ideology” on Nov. 7 as a guest of the Levitt Center.  Romer was chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in the Obama administration, from Jan. 2009 until Sept. 2010. Currently, she is the Class of 1957 Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics at the University of California Berkeley.  More ...

Christina Romer
UC-Berkeley Economist to Lecture on Effects of Fiscal Policy

Christina Romer, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration (2009-2010) will give a lecture titled “What Do We Know about the Effects of Fiscal Policy? Separating Evidence from Ideology,” on Monday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is sponsored by the Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center and is free and open to the public.  More ...

<<First   <Back   6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15   Next>   Last>>
Cupola