John Aldrich traces the history of the presidential nomination process

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Original source: Duke Today Perhaps the most fundamental action political parties take is to choose their nominees for political office.  These nominations are, of course, often hotly contested, and the way the parties choose their nominees is almost as often hotly contested. ... Read More »

Scholars Discuss the Origins, Consequences and Responses to ISIS

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Tearful refugees landing on European shores. Terror in Paris, San Bernardino, Beirut, Istanbul and Jakarta. Gruesome calls to action and videos of beheadings in Iraq and Syria. From its financing and recruitment to the catastrophic human rights consequences of its reign of terror, the Islamic... Read More »

Vice News interviews Michael Munger

Friday, January 22, 2016
Michael Munger, a political science professor at Duke University, points out that there's not much difference between Hillary hitting the dab on Ellen and Bill Clinton hitting the sax on The Arsenio Hall Show back in 1992. The problem for Hillary, Munger said, is that her... Read More »

Kerry Haynie: Obama's legacy on race

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Duke student, Rhodes Scholar to attend Obama's State of the Union

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
"The chance to see democracy up close and sitting next to a component of our government is really a treat," Jay Ruckelshaus said. "I hope to see as many people as I can and just take it all in. I think it be will really exciting to see the speech of someone is who in their last term of the... Read More »

Congresswoman Invites Duke Student Jay Ruckelshaus to State of Union Address

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Ruckelshaus, a senior at Duke University and the 2011 Cathedral High School valedictorian, was recently awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Mike Pence and the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship; has earned the Harry S. Truman Scholarship and the Angier B. Duke Scholarship; and is the... Read More »

Life, Luck, and Laughter

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
It’s been a good year for Jay Ruckelshaus. After completing his certificate in philosophy, politics, and economics last spring, Jay used the summer to hone his writing sample and apply for the Truman, Marshall, and Rhodes scholarships. The chance of winning one of them is ... Read More »

Political Science undergrad awarded international scholarship

Monday, January 11, 2016
From Duke Today:  Duke University senior Emma Campbell-Mohn of Westport, Connecticut, has been selected for the first class of Schwarzman Scholars and will study for one year at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.  Campbell-Mohn is among the first 100 recipients, out of 3,054... Read More »

Year Long Document Duke Project Complete

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
After one full year and 2,306 submitted photos, Duke community members from across campus and the globe have thoroughly shared the way they see Duke. Dec. 31 marked the end of “Document Duke 360,” a yearlong, crowd-sourced project that invited students, employees and alumni to contribute to... Read More »