Check out all the events we're planning for the first week of November! Thanks to our Team Harris Senior Ambassador, Tyler Barron (MPP'18) for this post! 


Monday, October 30th, 2017

A Conversation with Arne Duncan

Join Harris Public Policy for a fireside chat with with Senior Distinguished Fellow and Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, LAB'82. The conversation will examine Duncan's career and experience so far, his time in the Obama administration, his take on what's next for education policy, as well as what's ahead for him professionally, including his new endeavor with Chicago CRED, an affiliate program with Emerson Collective.


When: 6:30pm – 8:30pm


6:00 pm: Doors open
6:30 – 7:30 pm: Program 
7:30 – 8:30 pm: Reception 

Where: The National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Workshop on Human Potential: Featuring Elizabeth Gershoff  

Join us for Elizabeth Gershoff's workshop on "Corporal Punishment in U.S. Public Schools: Using Research to End Legal Violence against Children."

When: 10:30am – 11:50am

Where: Harris Public Policy
1155 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Friday, November 3, 2017

The Census Bureau and the State of Data in Governance

Dr. Ron Jarmin, acting Director of the U.S. Census Bureau, will give a talk on the current state of data and statistics in the federal government. Dr. Jarmin will speak to the significant challenges facing the Census Bureau and the changing landscape of the federal government’s collection of information necessary for effective policy-making. 

RSVP by November 1!

When: 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Where: The Harris School of Public Policy
1155 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Harris Community Reception at APPAM's Fall Research Conference

Please join us for an evening of conversation and networking with fellow alumni, current PhD and MACRM students, public policy colleagues, and Harris faculty and staff. The reception will include remarks by new Harris Dean Katherine Baicker.

Please RSVP by October 31.

When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Acapulco Room
151 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601