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Vow to kill tuition law makes some squirm

Vow to kill tuition law makes some squirm

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on state Sen. Dan Patrick's vow to repeal the Texas Dream Act. Read the full article in the September 20, 2014, ...

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Marijuana entrepreneurs see high times ahead

Marijuana entrepreneurs see high times ahead

Katharine Neill, the Alfred C. Glassell III Postdoctoral Fellow in Drug Policy, comments on the public benefits of marijuana legalization. Read the full article in the September 19, ...

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Events »

Sept. 24, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Exploring the Implications of Religion Among Scientists in the U.K. and India

Researchers from Rice University and the Baker Institute discuss their joint study on ...

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Sept. 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

The Crisis in Ukraine

A panel discussion featuring three Rice University experts will focus on the future ...

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Sept. 25, 2014, 6 p.m.

Causes and Consequences of World War I: Can the Past Speak to the Present?

A panel of distinguished historians discuss how World War I happened, what it ...

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About The Baker Institute »

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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 11th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 20th among U.S. think tanks and fifth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2013 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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