Let’s Talk Immigration

Immigration policy has been contentious throughout American history. We will learn about our immigrant experience and the challenges facing us today. What is the best way forward that honors our history, values, and future? Three experts will discuss our past,…

Constitutional and Ethical Challenges

In these dark and dangerous times, two leading political and legal thinkers will discuss the way that our Constitutional traditions can protect us from authoritarian governance, and the ways they can fail to do so. Professors Cornell and Berkowitz will…

What’s With All This Weird Weather?

Dr. Kevin Trenberth from the National Center for Atmospheric Research will explore the role of El Niño, climate change, and other influences on the weather and climate, and their role in recent costly and unusual extremes of weather, such as…