In December 1953, the CEOs of the major tobacco companies met secretly in New York City. They needed to figure out what to do about plummeting sales.
McSwain Forkoh, a first-year Master of Public Policy student at Duke, was in the Brussels Airport on March 22 when the deadly terrorist attacks occurred.] “I felt so grateful that I was able to survive, I was able to make it out unharmed,” Forkoh said.
Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Lukman Faily will speak at Duke University on Thursday, March 31. The talk, “U.S.–Iraqi Relations in the Age of Daesh/ISIL,” is at 6 p.m. in Sanford 04.
International development assistance is increasingly shaped by climate change concerns, as extreme weather, rising sea levels and more frequent national disasters have a greater impact on the poor, especially in developing countries
Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels were likely aimed at eroding public confidence in the government’s ability to protect Belgians and provoking an overreaction against Muslims, says a Duke counterterrorism expert. The latter could play into Islamic extremists’ hands by pushing moderate Muslims toward supporting and joining ISIS, says Timothy Nichols, executive director of the Counterterrorism and Public Policy Fellowship Program at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy.
The Duke Sanford School of Public Policy is one of the nation’s leading institutions for public policy education, according to the latest graduate and professional school rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
The chances of incarceration in America are always higher for blacks than for whites or Hispanics, regardless of their level of wealth, according to a new study led by Khaing Zaw, a statistical research associate at Duke University's Samuel DuBois Cook Center for Social Equity.
Thirty-four civic, business and political leaders from across North Carolina gathered last week at the inaugural North Carolina Leadership Forum (NCLF), a new initiative aimed at bridging partisan and ideological divides in North Carolina
Canada's fresh-faced, Kennedy-esque new leader arrives in Washington on Thursday for his first official visit since beating an American-style, wedge-politics incumbent back home last October. Given the current ugly state of American politics, where bladder control, sexual potency and perspiration have become legitimate items of campaign discourse, our goal for Justin Trudeau's visit should be clear.
Sarah Strunk PPS’87 never envisioned she would be working in public health, much less that she would have to consider the needs of a local pig hunters’ association to do it.
Margaret Sullivan, public editor of The New York Times, spoke at Sanford Wednesday as part of the Ewing Lecture on Ethics in Journalism.
Digitizing Politics: Talking with a Social Media Innovator for the White House and State Department [Podcast]
Remember when the online talk show "Between Two Ferns" scored a visit to the White House? Host Zach Galifianakis chatted with President Obama about health care, among other things. The episode went viral, of course.