Engagement at Duke

  • Children’s Law Clinic- School Voucher Policy Brief

    Last March, the Duke Children’s Law Clinic released their report on the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship Program entitled ” School Vouchers in North Carolina: The First Three Years.” As part of Policy Bridge’s new policy brief template project, our team connected with Jane Wettach, Director of the Children’s Law Clinic, to collaborate on compiling key points from the report into a policy brief. 

  • Jonathan Wiener’s Climate Policy Essay

    The Chaire Economie du Climat in Paris invited Duke Law Professor Jonathan Wiener to write an essay for a European audience on the current status and possible future of US climate policies. Weiner is a member of the CEC and has done scholarly and professional work with other environmental organizations. His essay is available online more

  • Shelia Patek’s Hill Visit Makes Science Podcast

    Undiscovered: a Podcast about the Backstories of Science featured the work of Shelia Patek last week. Patek is an Associate Professor in Biology who studies the dynamics of physics and evoluntionary processes. Part of this research is done on mantis shrimp. Most people may recall Patek’s shrimp research being featured in the news this past more

  • DGHI’s Diana Harvey Took Part in Capitol Hill Briefing

    On June 7th, Diana Harvey, Director of Communications at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), took part in a round table discussion with Washington D.C officials, staff, and global health practitioners. The roundtable discussion was influenced by DGHI’s recent project with the Triangle Global Health Consortium. DGHI along with several other global health institutions partnered more

  • Sanford Featured in Bipartisan Policy Center Report

    Durham Connects is a home-vising program for infants and new mothers that strives to increase early childhood well-being through in-home health assessments for new families. They achieve this by recruiting and training nurses to perform these early visits. The program is a collaborative effort between the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy (CCFP) and more

  • Graduate Student Presents at General Assembly

    Duke graduate student Emily Pechar took part in the NC Legislature’s Graduate Student Education Day on May 16th.  Pechar was one of three Duke graduate students selected to present their research to the General Assembly. Pechar’s research centers on climate change and how we can use political ideology to depolarize the issue. Her early findings show that more

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