Students from Rachel Seidman’s public policy seminar “Women as Leaders” have continued work they started for a semester project by launching a website aimed at bringing about positive change in Duke’s social scene.
News & Commentary - Archive 2009
The former institute founded by Terry Sanford celebrates its new status as a school
Joel Fleishman, the first director of the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, will deliver the keynote address at Duke University’s Founder’s Day Convocation ceremony on Oct. 1. Fleishman will also receive the University Medal for Distinguished Service.
Professor Phil Cook and doctoral student Maeve Gearing write in a New York Times op-ed that ignition-interlock devices can reduce repeat drunk-driving offenses by 65 percent. If they were widely installed, the devices would save up to 750 lives a year, a recent National Highway Transportation Safety Administration report estimated.