Nearly 40 students, faculty, and community members took a crash course on Egyptian politics on March 1 at the Sanford School of Public Policy, exploring Egypt’s complex history and how the growing power of the country’s president and his muzzling of civil society is affecting one of the most important countries in the Middle East.
Rachel Rubin is a Junior majoring in Public Policy and Information Science. The Fresno, California native sat down with us to tell us about herself and her connection with the POLIS mission.
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) practices what he preaches. On Thursday, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran sat down with Duke POLIS Director Fritz Mayer and nearly 200 members of the Duke community to discuss topics ranging from bipartisanship to guns. Throughout the event, Moulton brought it back to having the courage to serve.
Do you fill out a March Madness bracket every year? And do you have at least a passing interest in U.S. presidential history? If so, read on. Starting on Selection Sunday (March 11), POLIS Director Fritz Mayer and POLIS Associate Director B.J. Rudell will co-teach a special five-day course titled “Presidential March Madness.” Sponsored by Read more about Presidential March Madness: Who Is America’s Best President?[…]
Alec Lintz, a junior public policy student, grew up in a family in Ohio where commitment to the community and the public good was a shared, passionate value. Following in this family tradition, Lintz has continued this spirit of engagement during his time at Duke.