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March 2018

Martin Center Library Grand Opening

Mar 29, 2018, 4:30 pm6:30 pm
James G. Martin Center, 353 E SIX FORKS RD STE 200
RALEIGH, NC 27609 United States
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The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal is opening its library to the public! Join us for our library's grand opening. Nibble on refreshments and look through our expanding collection of publications on higher education. We welcome your recommendations for additions! Also, we have many wonderful works that don't quite fit in our collection, and we'll be giving these books away to event attendees. Our event lasts from 4:30pm until 6:30pm but feel free to come at any time. Help us…

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May 2018

Summer Session 2018 – Free Speech on Campus

May 18, 2018, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Events! On Front, 130 N Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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Our annual summer luncheon will feature Stanley Kurtz and will be held at Events! On Front in Wilmington, NC on Friday, May 18. Dr. Kurtz will discuss free speech on campus, institutional neutrality, and the policy progress that North Carolina has made on both of these issues. Dr. Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributing editor at National Review Online. His policy proposal (co-authored with Jim Manley and Jonathan Butcher of the Goldwater Institute) served as the model for North Carolina's 2017 campus…

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October 2018

Third Annual Policy Banquet

Oct 23, 2018, 5:30 pm8:00 pm
City Club Raleigh, 150 Fayetteville Street #2800
Raleigh, NC United States
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The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal returns to the City Club Raleigh for its Third Annual Policy Banquet. The banquet, featuring Roger Ream of The Fund for American Studies, will be held on Tuesday, October 23 from 5:30pm-8pm. Keynote speaker Roger Ream is the president of The Fund for American Studies (TFAS), a nonprofit dedicated to changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Its programs teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around…

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March 2019

Conference Call: The Politicization of University Schools of Education

Mar 13, 2019, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Please join the Martin Center for a discussion about one of the most serious issues in higher education: the politicization of education schools. For more information and to register, please visit our event website:  https://jamesgmartincenter.networkforgood.com/events/11599-conference-call-the-politicization-of-university-schools-of-education

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June 2019

Summer Session with Dr. Samuel J. Abrams

Jun 13, 2019, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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To purchase tickets, please visit https://jamesgmartincenter.networkforgood.com/events/12613-summer-session-with-dr-samuel-j-abrams The Martin Center's annual Summer Session luncheon will be held at the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh on Thursday, June 13. Dr. Samuel Abrams, a professor of political science at Sarah Lawrence College, will join us as our keynote speaker! In an October 2018 op-ed piece for The New York Times, Abrams argued that college administrators overwhelmingly align with the left and this ideological imbalance can threaten the free exchange of ideas on campus. A firestorm ensued. Students trashed…

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October 2019

Fourth Annual Policy Banquet featuring Dr. Larry P. Arnn

Oct 17, 2019, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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SOLD OUT! To be added to our waiting list, please email Rachel at rlbrady@jamesgmartin.center. "Hillsdale: What college is meant to be" Please join the Martin Center for our Fourth Annual Policy Banquet. We are honored to welcome Dr. Larry P. Arnn, President of Hillsdale College, as our keynote speaker in 2019. His talk is titled "Hillsdale: What college is meant to be." Hillsdale College holds a unique position among our nation's colleges. It serves as a model of classical liberal arts…

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December 2019

Library Open House

Dec 5, 2019, 4:30 pm6:30 pm
James G. Martin Center, 353 E SIX FORKS RD STE 200
RALEIGH, NC 27609 United States
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Since we opened our library to the public in 2018, our collection has grown tremendously! Please join us for a reception to celebrate our library of journals, essays, government publications, and more than 600 books on higher education. Also, we have many wonderful works that don’t quite fit in our collection, and we’ll be giving these books away to event attendees. Our event lasts from 4:30pm until 6:30pm but feel free to come at any time. Help us determine the…

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Leveling America: Social Justice and Identity in American Higher Education

Dec 6, 2019, 12:30 pm5:00 pm
John Locke Foundation, 4800 Six Forks Road, Suite 220
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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SOLD OUT In partnership with the National Association of Scholars, the Martin Center will present "Leveling America: Social Justice and Identity in American Higher Education," an afternoon-long program featuring speakers, a panel discussion, and a keynote address by Heather Mac Donald. For more information and to register for this free event, please visit the Eventbrite page.

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January 2020

North Carolina Higher Education Stakeholders Luncheon with Dr. Richard Vedder

January 30, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Carolina Country Club, 2500 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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$10

Dr. Richard Vedder, author of the book Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America, will be our keynote speaker. For more details and to register, visit our event website: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/NCHESL

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April 2020

Role of the University: COVID-19 Research, Changing Paradigms, Campus Culture

April 20, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

On Monday, April 20, Professor Mark McNeilly of the UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business and Martin Center president Jenna A. Robinson will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on higher education students and faculty, research efforts that are underway on several state campuses, and how we ensure that whether in times of trial or tranquility, universities remain havens for free expression and constructive dialogue. WATCH: Live on the John Locke Foundation's Facebook page.

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