Date: April 24, 2017 Duration: 53 minutes
Michael O'Hare makes an argument for how quality assurance for teaching in higher education could increase student learning (and reduce costs of all kinds) as they have in so many other fields of endeavor.
Solomon Hsiang, Ned Helme, Meredith Fowlie, Carol Zabin
Event: Cal Day 2017
Date: April 22, 2017 Duration: 60 minutes
With the US's commitment to the Paris Agreement in question and the future of federal climate change policy unclear, what steps should California take to remain at the forefront of climate action policy? UC Berkeley's Meredith Fowlie, Sol Hsiang, and Carol Zabin join in a discussion moderated by CEPP's Ned Helme about California's policy options given potential conflicts with the Trump administration on issues of climate change and the environment.
Event: Spring 2017 Board of Advisors Meeting
Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 51 minutes
Economist Robert Reich, the Clinton-era Labor Secretary and prominent Democratic pundit, gives a rousing talk on how the intersection of politics and economics led to the rise of Donald Trump and describes the concerns he shares with Republicans who fear that Trump's way of governing is harming American institutions.
Sabhanaz Diya, Henry E. Brady
Event: Spring Board of Advisors Meeting
Date: March 29, 2017 Duration: 12 minutes
Sabhanaz Diya (MPP '17) describes how her education is helping her efforts to empower women and young people in Bangladesh through her social enterprise, One Degree Initiative Foundation.