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    Recent Civics Education Activities

    Featuring Sam Ervin IV: Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court / Paul Newby: Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court
    on October 3, 2016
    North Carolina Supreme Court Justices Paul Newby and Sam Ervin have assumed primary responsibility for the implementation of the civics education component of Chief Justice Martin’s Administration of Justice plan.
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    The Future of Nuclear Energy

    Featuring David McNelis: Director, Center for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economic Development, Institute for the Environment, UNC
    on September 26, 2016
    In this presentation, Dr. McNelis will review where nuclear energy is in the U.S. and the world, and the issues that nuclear faces today: economics, safety, proliferation, and spent fuel.
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    Markets Without Limits

    Featuring Jason Brennan: Professor, Georgetown University
    on September 19, 2016
    May you sell your vote? May you sell your kidney? May gay men pay surrogates to bear them children? May spouses pay each other to watch the kids, do the…
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    Constitution Day: The U.S Constitution, the N.C. Constitution, and the 2016 Elections

    Featuring John Dinan: Professor of Politics & International Affairs, Wake Forest University
    on September 12, 2016
    In commemorating the constitutional convention’s September 1787 vote in Philadelphia to endorse the U.S. Constitution, Professor John Dinan of Wake Forest University will examine recent cases and controversies concerning the…
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    Examples of Central Banking in Democracies

    Featuring John H. Wood: Reynolds Professor of Economics, Wake Forest University
    on August 29, 2016
    Central bankers, like the rest of us, respond to interests and information, which have depended on their proximity to the public. In this presentation, Professor Wood will discuss examples of…
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    Poverty, Policy and Participation: A Path To Better Public Schools

    Featuring Marcus Brandon: Executive Director, CarolinaCAN
    on August 22, 2016
    CarolinaCAN advocates for high quality education for kids regardless of their zip code. Marcus Brandon, CarolinaCAN’s Executive Director, will discuss three levers that influence public schools currently and how local…
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    The Carolina Comeback: Economic Outlook & Budget Overview

    Featuring Judge Andrew Heath: Director, North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
    on August 15, 2016
    In this presentation, State Budget Director Andrew Heath will provide an economic outlook for North Carolina and an overview of the new state operating budget. In an environment of historic tax…