A veteran environmental reporter, Mark Hertsgaard has covered climate change for outlets ranging from The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Time for over 20 years, will speak at Duke University’s Sanford Commons at 12 noon on Friday, April 13.
Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize winner and Iranian human rights activist, with give the Crown Lecture in Ethics at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. The event will be in the Fleishman Commons at 5:30 pm on April 16, 2012.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak in Duke University's Page Auditorium on Tuesday, April 10. Rice will deliver the Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture at 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.
In the spring of 2007, lawyer and businessman Michael Sorrell MPP'90/JD’94 was named interim president of Paul Quinn College, a historically black college (HBCU) in Dallas on the verge of collapse. It had mounting debts, crumbling buildings, falling enrollment and was threatened with losing accreditation.
Tea Party members are mostly over 50, fearful of the demographic changes occurring in America and resentful of government benefits received by people they see as undeserving, according to authors of a new book on the influential political movement.
Refugees and asylum seekers are the focus of a photo exhibition and panel discussion at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.On Wednesday, March 21, a panel discussion on refugee issues will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 153 of Sanford’s Rubenstein Hall.
Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson, authors of “The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism,” will discuss the impact and future of the movement at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy on March 15, at 4:30 p.m.