Polis has retooled its Congressional Intern Program to ensure any/all interested students can participate. If you plan to pursue an internship in a congressional office… Continue Reading 2019-2020 POLIS Congressional Intern Training Program
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About 250 Duke alumni, faculty and friends gathered Wednesday for the Sanford School of Public Policy’s annual “Sanford on the Hill” event at the Capitol… Continue Reading Acclaimed Journalist Judy Woodruff Addresses Sanford Community
Space is limited. Reserve a seat by clicking here. U.S. congressman and decorated Marine Corps veteran Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) will deliver a public talk about the… Continue Reading Conversation with U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton February 22
Michael Kruse, a senior staff writer at POLITICO and POLITICO Magazine, will speak with students on January 29 at 11am in Rubenstein Hall 200. Prior… Continue Reading Politico’s Michael Kruse to Speak January 29
Running Start, a nonpartisan national organization that trains women on how to run for elected office, will be on Duke’s campus January 27 to lead… Continue Reading Sign Up for Women’s Campaign Training on January 27
Despite the divisive nature of our politics, bipartisanship is still alive and well, according to two U.S. senators who spoke at the Sanford School of Public Policy’s annual “Sanford on the Hill” event at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on July 17.
Check out Fritz Mayer’s recent article in the Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article129682494.html
Read more about our inauguration watch party last week and our faculty and student panel afterwards! https://today.duke.edu/2017/01/inauguration-watch-party-faculty-and-students-share-ideas-way-forward
In the aftermath of a divisive election, Duke Professor Fritz Mayer opened an inauguration day panel Friday asking, “How do we make North Carolina purple?”… Continue Reading Looking to Find a Way Toward Bipartisan Consensus North Carolina Politics
Join Phil Bennett, co-Producer of PBS’ Divided States of America documentary, Dan Balz of the Washington Post, and Jason Zengerle of GQ for a discussion… Continue Reading How We Got Here: The Rise of Political Polarization
Fritz Mayer, Director of POLIS was a featured speaker at Durham’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. Read his remarks.
This letter was written to Sanford School of Public Policy Alumni and Friends from Dr. Fritz Mayer following the 2014 elections.
We are proud of what POLIS has been able to accomplish in such a short time, but we are even more excited about what is ahead. If this political season has demonstrated anything, it is that the twin missions of POLIS—to seek solutions to the problems that plague our politics and to develop the next generation of political leaders—could not be more critically needed.
Former UNC President Tom Ross has been named president of the Volcker Alliance, a nonpartisan organization aimed at rebuilding public trust in government.
When we arrived at Perkins Elementary School at 6:35PM, we quickly realized it would be an exciting caucus night. The registration line stretched far outside the gym where the vote was set to occur, stretching down the hall, out the school’s main doors, and down the sidewalk.
Early voting is returning to Duke’s campus for the upcoming primary election in North Carolina.
UNC system President Emeritus Thomas W. Ross has been named the first Terry Sanford Distinguished Fellow at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.