After 10 years as director of the Duke Center for Genome Ethics, Law and Policy, Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan has stepped aside to focus on research, policy engagement and teaching. He weighs in on the impending U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding patentable genetic matter (in which he co-authored several amicus curiae briefs), the privacy implications of mapped genomes and his role in the new Duke in D.C. program.
Bill Adair, creator and editor of PolitiFact, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning website of the Tampa Bay Times, has been appointed the Knight Professor of Computational Journalism at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.
As the debate over comprehensive immigration reform unfolds in Washington, a new report reveals dramatic changes in immigrant assimilation as a result of the so-called Great Recession. The report, “Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in Post-Recession America,” was authored by Sanford School of Public Policy Professor Jacob Vigdor for the Manhattan Institute.
Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., diplomat, businessman and twice-elected Republican governor of Utah, will deliver part two of his Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture series, on Thursday, April 11, at 5 p.m. at Duke University.
“Money talks” has long been a truism in politics, but can ordinary citizen be heard by politicians and hold them accountable for policy? A panel of political scientists and practitioners discussed the question at the Sanford School of Public Policy on Wednesday night.
Philip Bennett, the Eugene C. Patterson Professor of the Practice of Journalism and Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy, will step down from his role as managing editor of FRONTLINE when his contract expires in May, the program announced today.
Washington, D.C.—The Nonprofit Media Working Group, a nonpartisan group of foundation and nonprofit media leaders, today recommended that the IRS modernize its rules to remove obstacles in the way of nonprofit news outlets.
The PBS program FRONTLINE earned the George Polk Award for Documentary Television Reporting for “Money, Power and Wall Street,” a four-part investigation into the global financial crisis that aired in 2012, Long Island University announced.