Volume I, Number 2, March 1999
Welcome to the current issue of Duke Policy News
online. Please send your comments,
suggestions, or news to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the bottom of this page for information about subscribing to DPN by
What kind of lottery?
PPS Professors Charles Clotfelter and Philip Cook worry about the
details for a possible North Carolina state lottery.
Child Policy Initiative Launched
Clinical Psychologist Ken Dodge returns to Duke to launch the
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
Eighty-five state-government management innovators from across
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
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
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
Weber Tackles Strategic Plan
One '99 graduate intern helps to develop a strategic plan for
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
Phyllis Rorex leaves her post in Undergraduate Studies after a
decade, and Anita Wright comes on board.
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.
Business Meets Policy on Capitol Hill
As a public policy major with business-school aspirations, Jared
Green found an internship reflecting his two interests.
Fritz Mayer: How NAFTA Won Congressional
New Public Relations Director
New Research Director for DeWitt Wallace
New Associate Development Director Named
Board of Visitors News
Mobilizing the Black Vote, by Shirley Robinson
Board Welcomes New Members
If you heard about Duke Policy News through
e-mail, you're already on our mailing list. If you found us on
your own and want to subscribe, please email email@example.com
and include the following information:
"Please add me to the DPN mailing list."
- your name
- your email address
- your relation to the Sanford Institute
Send your comments and suggestions to the same address!