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Clinton School announces January public programs

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The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its January lineup of public programs and speakers. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall, unless listed otherwise.

A panel discussion: “Young and African-American in 2015,” Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. 

The Clinton School and the Clinton School’s Center on Community Philanthropy are hosting a panel discussion: “Young and African-American in 2015” on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. to commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. This timely discussion follows the deaths of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fl.; Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.; Eric Garner in New York City; and New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.… Read more >

November lineup of Public Programs at Clinton School of Public Service

19179122_BG1The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its November lineup of public programs and speakers. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall, unless listed otherwise.

Legacies & Lunch: Justice Troy Poteete, executive director of the National Trail of Tears Association: Nov. 5 at noon at CALS’ Ron Robinson Theater (in partnership with the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies)

Troy Poteete was appointed to the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court by Chief Chad Smith in 2007 and is the executive director of the National Trail of Tears Association, an organization he helped found. Justice Poteete also founded the Historical Society in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, served as executive director of the Cherokee Nation Historical Society, and was a delegate to the Cherokee Nation Constitutional Convention. In 2000, Justice Poteete was appointed executive director of the Arkansas Riverbed Authority, a tribal entity jointly created by the Chickasaw, Choctaw and Cherokee Nations to administer their interests in the 96-mile section of the Arkansas … Read more >

May lineup of Public Programs at Clinton School of Public Service

19179122_BG1The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its May lineup of public programs and speakers. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall, unless listed otherwise.

“Ending World Hunger: Meeting the Challenge,” Ambassador David Lane: May 1 at 6 p.m. 

Ambassador David Lane is the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture and the chief of the United States Mission to the United Nation Agencies in Rome, Italy. He has served in leadership roles in the President Obama and the President Clinton administrations, including assistant to President Obama, counselor to the chief of staff, and chief of staff to the United States Secretary of Commerce, as well as executive director to the National Economic Council under President Clinton. Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of the ONE Campaign, an international advocacy organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. During his tenure with the ONE Campaign, he successfully merged

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April lineup of Public Programs at Clinton School of Public Service

The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its April lineup of public programs and speakers. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall, unless listed otherwise.

State of the City

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Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola speaks in the City Hall rotunda during his State of the City address in March 2013.

Mayors Day of Recognition of National Service: April 1 at 11:30 a.m. (Clinton School of Public Service)
Little Rock Mayer Mark Stodola will join more than 1,000 mayors across the country in a day of recognition to highlight the impact of national service on city challenges. National Service Members from across Central Arkansas and the Mayors from cities where National Service Members are deployed will be recognized for the important impact National Service Members make in communities across Arkansas and the country. The event will recognize and thank the hundreds of AmeriCorps and Senior Corps members serving in cities across Arkansas and encourage citizens to give back to their … Read more >

March lineup at Clinton School of Public Service

The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its March lineup of public programs and speakers. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall, unless listed otherwise.

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Sam Taggart, author of The Public’s Health and We All Hear Voices (Photo by Rusty Hubbard for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Sam Taggart, doctor, Arkansas historian and author of The Public’s Health: A Narrative History of Health and Disease in Arkansas: March 3 at noon (book signing to follow)

*UPDATE: Because of inclement weather, Sam Taggart has been rescheduled for March 10 at noon. 

Dr. Sam Taggart has recently published The Public Health, which is a narrative history of the evolution of health and disease in Arkansas over the last 200 years. From the scourges of smallpox, cholera and yellow fever in the 19th century to polio, AIDS and drug abuse in the 20th century, The Public’s Health takes a close look at the health and diseases of the people of Arkansas, the tools … Read more >

Clinton School announces January public programs

The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service has announced its January lineup of speakers and programs. The programs are free, but reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling (501) 683-5239.

Below is a list of programs and descriptions from the school’s press release. All events listed here take place in the Clinton School’s Sturgis Hall.

Ying Ma, author of Chinese Girl in the GhettoJan. 21 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. (book signing to follow)

Ying Ma writes regularly about China, international affairs, the free market and conservatism, and much of her research explores the nexus between political and economic freedom with respect to China’s rising influence on the global stage. She is the author of Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, a memoir about getting to know freedom from post-Mao China to inner-city Oakland, Cal. She is also a policy advisor at the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based free-market think tank.

Paul Schmitz, author of Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up: Jan. 22 (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. (book signing to follow)

Paul Schmitz is the CEO of Public Allies, which has advanced the leadership of over 5,000 diverse young adults … Read more >

Syd Hayman is a beauty, entertainment and pop culture fanatic who enjoys trying different metro restaurants that satisfy picky eaters. Tweet her at @TheSydRichi.