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Maxwell School to present two presidential election issues symposia

October 14, 2008

Jill Leonhardt
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Jill Leonhardt

Faculty from the Maxwell School, along with student representatives of the College Republicans and College Democrats, will discuss pressing election issues during two upcoming symposia-on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and Tuesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 6 p.m.

The Oct. 21 event will focus on "Energy and Climate Change." Professors Sarah Pralle and Peter Wilcoxen will present the presidential candidates' views and proposals on energy and environmental issues, followed by a debate between the College Republicans and College Democrats. A question-and-answer session with the audience will follow, moderated by Phanstiel Chair in Strategic Management and Leadership Rosemary O'Leary.

The Oct. 28 event will feature professors Catherine Bertini and Donald Planty laying out the candidates' views and proposals on a range of issues related to "America's Role in the World," followed by a debate between the College Republicans and College Democrats. The question-and-answer session with the audience will be moderated by Maxwell School Dean Mitchel Wallerstein.

Both events will be held in Maxwell Auditorium. Paid parking is available in the Irving Garage. The events are free and open to the public.

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