AHI-Rochester Hikes the Adirondacks
A few AHI-Rochester fellows joined Professor Rizzo's environmental economics class for a hike through the Adirondack Mountains during the last weekend of September. Students from both groups had a great time on the 11-mile trail!
AHI-Rochester Fellows Attend Workshop in Harrisburg
AHI-Rochester fellows Dan Wang, Alex Armlovich, Alex Silverman and Jason Russell will be traveling to Harrisburg from October 18-19th to attend a workshop at The Commonwealth Foundation. The workshop is hosted by the Institute for Humane Studies and is titled, "Careers in Public Policy."
Jamie Whyte in Rochester
"Against Evidence Based Policy"
You are invited to a presentation and discussion by Philosopher Jamie Whyte on the case against government planning of the economy through price controls.
Jamie Whyte, author of Crimes Against Logic and A Load of Blair, is a former lecturer in philosophy at Cambridge University and winner of Analysis journal’s prestigious prize for the best article by a philosopher under 30.His style attempts to dissect confused logic and nonsensical arguments, specifically the public pronouncements of modern politicians. He is a staunch proponent of the ideas of F.A. Hayek. He currently works as head of research and publishing at Oliver Wyman, a management consulting firm.
Thursday May 3, 2012
University of Rochester River Campus
This event is cosponsored by the AHI Rochester and the University of Rochester College Republicans
Hillsdale College Professor Paul Rahe Visits Rochester
Come check out our first public event of the semester! For more information on our speaker, Dr. Paul Rahe, please visit his website.
Liberty Week Speaker Series
"Litigating for Liberty"
Sunday March 25, 2012 7PM-8:30PM
University of Rochester, Goergen 101
Currently, McNamara is lead counsel representing a group of Philadelphia tour guides challenging a law that would make it illegal for them to give tours without first obtaining a special license from the city government, literally making it illegal for them to talk about the Liberty Bell for compensation. His practice has also included representing Bill Brody, a Westchester County, NY, property owner who is fighting against his state's outrageously unfair eminent domain procedures and a group of Colorado homeowners in their fight to be able to speak freely about politics without subjecting themselves to the threat of lawsuits from their political opponents.
Sponsored by the AHI Rochester and the University of Rochester College Democrats
"Crony Capitalism and U.S. Energy Policy"
Wednesday March 28, 2012 7PM-9PM
University of Rochester, Lander Auditorium (Hutchinson 140)
Bradley is the CEO and founder of the Institute for Energy Research. As one of the nation's leading experts on the history and regulation of energy markets, he has testified before the U.S. Congress and the California Energy Commission, as well as lectured at numerous colleges, universities, and think tanks around the country. Bradley has applied the classical liberal worldview to recent corporate controversies and energy policy debates.
Sponsored by the AHI Rochester and the University of Rochester College Republicans
"Private Management of the Public Parks"
Thursday March 29, 2012 7PM-9PM
Meyer is currently in the bussiness of managing his own private recreational facilities on government lands. His experiences give him a unique insight into the relationship between the private and public sectors.He worked for nearly 20 years at a range of companies including Exxon (engineer), McKinsey & Co (management consultant), Emerson Electric (marketing), Honeywell (marketing), and at a series of Internet companies of varying levels of success such as Mercata and Whitepages.com (general manager).
Sponsored by the AHI Rochester