Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-chairs of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, will speak in Page Auditorium at Duke University on Wednesday, January 18 at 5:30 pm.
Anna Gassman-Pines, assistant professor at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and a faculty fellow of Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy, was selected as the first recipient of the Victoria S. Levin Award for Early Career Success in Young Children’s Mental Health Research.
The Duke Cookstove Initiative, a cross-campus collaboration between social scientists, biomedical researchers and environmental scientists, has undertaken the study of improved cookstove adoption and use in less developed countries.
At The Legal Aid Society in New York City, interns are not sitting behind a desk or stuck in a cubicle. Instead, students like Duke senior Chris Donati get to take a truly hands-on approach to providing assistance with legal services to impoverished New Yorkers.
For Sam Rauschenberg MPP’12, applying to the Sanford Board Leadership Initiative (SBLI) was a no-brainer. Having previously taught in Louisiana’s Recovery School District in New Orleans, he had often interacted with educational nonprofits and seen the difference these organizations could make in educational outcomes for high-risk populations.
Dan Forti PPS’12 is originally from New York City, but for the past few years, he has focused his policy sights on African issues and politics. His interest in the region grew out of a summer volunteer program in Tanzania and a Sanford class he took on conflict analysis in Africa.
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told an overflow crowd Thursday at the Sanford School of Public Policy that the country's immigration law is badly in need of reform to deal with the 10 million illegal immigrants now in the country.