President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston. Other speakers included Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R). The program also includes performances by the Boston Children’s Chorus and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Mary Schiavo talked about airline pilot mental health following the March 24, 2015, crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the Swiss Alps. The co-pilot is believed to have intentionally crashed the plane.
The Center for American Progress hosts a panel discussion of higher education officials and student activists talking about the experience of undocumented immigrants who are also students in the United States.
The Council on Foreign Relations hosts a panel discussion of authors, academics, and a former Defense Department official on various strategies the U.S. and its allies could take to combat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).