Duke Policy News
Volume I, Number 2, March 1999

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Faculty Forum

What kind of lottery?

PPS Professors Charles Clotfelter and Philip Cook worry about the details for a possible North Carolina state lottery.

News from the Centers

Child Policy Initiative Launched

Clinical Psychologist Ken Dodge returns to Duke to launch the Institute's newest program.

Health Policy, Law and Management Research:

DeWitt Wallace Center for Communications and Journalism:

Hart Leadership Program:

Documentary Initiative Launched
A new program integrates documentary writing, photography and video into leadership courses and field work.

The Governors' Center:

State Innovators Discuss How Performance Management Worked
Eighty-five state-government management innovators from across the country met at a major Governors Center conference at the Institute in December, to share their considerable real-world experience in successfully improving job performance.

CIDR Hosts Conferences, Expands Curriculum

Special Events

The Moral Authority of the Presidency, Parts I and II

Both Doris Kearns Goodwin and David Gergen have much to say about the moral authority of the President and what we might learn from the private lives of public officials.

Chilean Foreign Minister Speaks on International Relations

Duke Goes South of the Border

President Nan Keohane and PPS Associate Professor Frederick "Fritz" Mayer travel to Mexico City and Panama City to raise Duke's visibility and build new relationships.

Graduate Program Alumni News

MPP Alumni Notes

Weber Tackles Strategic Plan

One '99 graduate intern helps to develop a strategic plan for Chicago Commons.

Undergraduate Alumni News

Undergraduate Alumni Notes

A Guided Tour to Civil Rights Battlegrounds

It all started when R Townsend Davis Jr. ('86) asked an innocent question while doing some legal research in Birmingham, Ala.

An Interactive Voters' Guide

Jed Stremel ('97) has returned to his roots in Silicon Valley to launch the first-of-its kind interactive web site guide for local voters.

Undergraduate Major News

Senior Named Young Trustee

PPS Senior Brandon Busted becomes the third public policy major in a row to be elected to the University's Board of Trustees.

PPS Seniors Lead Sweatshop Sit-In

PPS Major President Ben Au and PPS Senior Tico Almeida led the recent sit-in at the Allen Building to press for stronger monitoring of clothing factories that produce Duke-licensed tee-shirts and other goods.

Farewell, Phyllis:
Welcome, Anita

Phyllis Rorex leaves her post in Undergraduate Studies after a decade, and Anita Wright comes on board.

Business Meets Policy on Capitol Hill

As a public policy major with business-school aspirations, Jared Green found an internship reflecting his two interests.

Faculty and Staff News

Fritz Mayer: How NAFTA Won Congressional Approval

Faculty Notes

New Public Relations Director

New Research Director for DeWitt Wallace Center

New Associate Development Director Named

Board of Visitors News

Mobilizing the Black Vote, by Shirley Robinson Hall

Board Welcomes New Members

Past Issues

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