News & Commentary - Archive 2010

November 8, 2010

As the Peace Corps readies to celebrate its 50th anniversary, we note many returned Peace Corps volunteers that are part of the Sanford community.

November 2, 2010

Retire Marine Eric Alva, the first American soldier wounded in Iraq and advocate for the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy will speak at the Sanford School.

October 28, 2010

On Nov. 9, New York Times columnist David Brooks will give the Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture on "Politics and Culture in the Age of Obama" in the Fleishman Commons.

October 25, 2010

Sanford Dean Bruce Kuniholm has led the public policy program during two key transitions.

October 24, 2010

Academics needs to realize the value of big-time sports for colleges argues Professor Charles Clotfelter.

October 24, 2010

Some times every vote really does count. In November 2008 in Minnesota, for example, the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken was so close that the state was forced to determine voter intent on thousands of ballots that had been filled out incorrectly.

October 19, 2010

During its first year as Duke’s tenth school, the Sanford School is on track with key goals.

October 19, 2010

Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward will give a talk at the Sanford School of Public Policy Oct. 27 at about his latest book, “Obama’s Wars,” which presents the Obama White House as deeply torn over the war in Afghanistan.

October 17, 2010

In this commentary, Associate Professor of Public Policy Donald H. Taylor Jr. compares efforts to repeal the health care reform act to the dog catching the car: then what?

September 28, 2010

MPP student Rob Peterson interns with the Department of Defense Stability Operations Office after receiving the prestigious Rosenthal Fellowship.