The Sanford School of Public Policy is a vibrant place to be! Student Gaby Battle described life Sanford this way: "There is something indescribable about the energy and excitement that runs through the classrooms in Sanford and Rubenstein Hall.  The best words I can use to describe such a term is a feeling of radical hope."  We hope you will use this page to discover stories, events, and ways to get involved.


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From research news to student voices, we offer lots of different stories. Explore!

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Distinguished Lectures

We bring a variety of high-profile speakers to Duke each semester with the goal of connecting students and faculty to thought leaders.

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Browse student stories, past lectures and more.

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Faculty members regular write articles for the media, and are quoted by reporters. Explore our faculty "in the news."

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