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Neile Miller ‘79 to give lecture, “Why Donald Trump May Find His Nuclear Button is Smaller than He Thinks” on April 4, 2018

Neile Miller ‘79 will give a lecture titled, “Why Donald Trump May Find His Nuclear Button is Smaller than He Thinks” on Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30pm in Taylor Hall, Room 203. This event is free and open to the public.

Miller, Acting Undersecretary of Energy for Nuclear Security (2010-13), will discuss why budgetary realities may frustrate President Trump's proposals to modernize the nuclear security enterprise

Miller was Acting Undersecretary of Energy for Nuclear Security, and Principal Deputy Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, the agency within the Department of Energy that oversees the U.S. nuclear security complex. Before that, she was DOE budget director, and a program examiner at the Office of Management and Budget. She will lecture on budgetary decision-making for funding nuclear weapons, non-proliferation, and nuclear counter-terrorism activities.

This event is sponsored by the Political Science Department.

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Vassar College is a coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, March 27, 2018