News Archive

March 21, 2014

Ta-Nehisi Coates was in Paris last summer while the trial of George Zimmerman for the killing of black teenager Trayvon Martin was under way. When the not-guilty verdict was delivered, “I was happy not to be in America at that moment,” said Coates.


March 21, 2014

Although markets for trading carbon emission credits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have stalled in U.S. federal policy-making, carbon markets are emerging at the state level and around the world, teaching us more about what does and doesn’t work.


March 12, 2014

Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine, will discuss inequality in America during a talk Thursday, March 20, at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.


March 7, 2014

The former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan said it's time for the United States to reduce its presence in the country but added there are important reasons why a small military force will be needed for some time to come.


February 25, 2014

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry will speak on Thursday, March 6, at Duke University about his experiences in Afghanistan and the future of the country following the withdrawal of U.S. troops.


February 20, 2014

Joel Kaplan discussed his former role as deputy chief of staff of policy under President Bush and his current position as vice president of US Public Policy for Facebook at the Sanford School.


February 19, 2014

Two Sanford School of Public Policy graduate students made it easy for their peers to get involved with immigration reform on Wednesday with a one-hour campaign they dubbed “Call Congress for a Cookie.”


February 18, 2014

Maya Ajmera, who founded the nonprofit Global Fund for Children while a graduate student at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, has been appointed the university’s first social entrepreneur in residence.


February 10, 2014

Sixteen Muslim-Americans were charged with violent terrorism offenses in 2013, including Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his deceased brother, Tamerlan, according to a new report by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security affiliated with Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and RTI International.


January 27, 2014

CANCELLED: Mayor Pete Buttigieg talk on Jan. 28 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Four politicians under 40 will speak at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy this spring in the Connect2Politics speaker series, part of an initiative of school’s Hart Leadership Program.
 


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