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Testing of Ebola vaccine is underway in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has begun testing an experimental Ebola vaccine, officials of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, is ...
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Can Rick Perry redeem his political career?

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, is quoted about how Rick Perry transformed the office of the governor of Texas. Read the full article in the April 15, ...
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April 20, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Drug Policy U-Turns in the Americas: Uruguay, Guatemala and the United States
This Vecinos Lecture Series event brings together experts to explore what changes lie ahead for drug policy in the Americas.

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April 21, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

McLarty Lecture Series: A Conversation With Emilio Lozoya
Emilio Lozoya, CEO of Pemex, will address the future of the company and Mexico's role in the global energy market. This event is open to members of the Mexico Center and Center for Energy Studies by invitation only.

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April 22, 2015, 8:30 a.m.

An Ambassadorial Conversation on Global Affairs
His Excellency GĂ©rard Araud, ambassador of France to the United States, and the Honorable Edward P. Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and to Syria, will discuss topics of interest to the United States and France.

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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 9th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 18th among U.S. think tanks and fourth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2014 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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