ARTICLES BY Ed Cohen

  • Vieux connects with Syrian children on the way to school at the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan
    October 13, 2015
    Hardy Vieux ’93 has never been in anything resembling a rut.
  • Michelle Nguyen P.P.S.'15, Lucas Metropulos P.P.S. '15, and Camille Peeples P.P.S. '15 during their spring 2015 Duke in DC stint.
    October 13, 2015
    As he sat on a plane taking him home to Las Vegas, Michael Harris looked out the window and saw a familiar building. As the U.S. Capitol passed beneath him, he thought, “I have found my calling in life.”The Sanford public policy major had finished his junior year at Duke and was returning home after participating in Sanford’s Duke in DC program. He’d spent many eventful hours during his internship in the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada.
  • Bryan Sivak, former chief innovation officer for Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, is interviewed by Professor Bill Adair at the workshop.
    October 13, 2015
    A water company has customers who don’t pay their bills. A month goes by, then another, and another. The late fees accumulate.“This is your last warning,” the water company writes. “If you don’t pay your balance and late fees, we’ll have no choice but to shut off your service.”Nothing.
  • October 13, 2015
    The Sanford School’s one-of-a-kind Geneva Program on global policy and governance is expanding.This past summer the school piloted an additional site for the highly selective program for graduate and professional students— in London.Three students from Duke and one from Princeton served internships as part of a new track on global social innovation, a partnership between Sanford and Duke’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative.
  • October 13, 2015
    It was a bucket of cold water thrown by an unlikely assailant.In a talk at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, Eric Mlyn, executive director of DukeEngage, worried that programs like his may actually be perpetuating an unhealthy idea.“My worry,” he said, “is that we’re teaching this generation of students that the solution to the education problem in the United States is tutoring children.”
  • October 13, 2015
    Matt Cullinan M.P.P. ’90 has enjoyed a long and successful career as an academic administrator, first at the University of Notre Dame, where he earned his bachelor’s and doctorate in history, later at Wake Forest University. He joined the Sanford board of visitors in 2006 and became chair earlier this year. The board of visitors provides advice and support to the school regarding curriculum, programs, development, external relations, and other matters.
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