Power Forward

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Ultimately a Friend: Reggie Love, personal aide to President Barack Obama from 2007-2011; Kate Johnson, personal secretary to the President, and President Obama share a laugh on June 24, 2009 at the White House. Photo credit: The White HouseAs a personal aide for four years, Reggie... Read More »

The Price of Power: Sanford panelists discuss campaign financing

Friday, January 30, 2015
Business leader Adam Abram, political scientist Jim Piereson and journalist Jane Meyer (with moderator Joel Fleishman) discuss the influence of big money on American politics Thursday. Photo by Jared Lazarus/Duke University PhotographyThe unprecedented wave of large, private donations to political... Read More »

Duke to Hollywood Challenge

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
DEMAN, Duke’s network for students and alumni interested in arts and media careers, is sending two Duke students to Hollywood in the upcoming months.Junior Alex Elliott and Senior Jamie Kessler won the Duke to Hollywood Challenge to create a new video and logo to promote DEMAN, a two-category... Read More »

Tiffany Lieu: Drawn by the Connections of History

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Baldwin Scholar and senior Tiffany Lieu has dabbled in several departments during her time at Duke, but at the end of the day always loves learning about history.Her favorite history classes have been Immigrant Dreams/US Realities and her capstone course, both taught by Gunther Peck, Fred W.... Read More »

Duke Announces 2014 Distinguished Professors

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Duke University has awarded distinguished professorships to 37 members of its faculty.The professors were recognized at a May 1 dinner at the Washington Duke Inn.The recipients were as follows:Trinity Arts & Sciences-- Mathew McCubbins, Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of Political Science-- Ashutosh... Read More »

Student Laurels and Honors, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
National AwardsTruman ScholarsDuke University juniors Dominique Beaudry and Jamie Bergstrom are among 59 students selected as 2014 Truman Scholars.Students are selected based on their records of leadership, public service and academic achievement, and their likelihood of becoming public service... Read More »

Race and Politics Research Hits Home

Monday, May 5, 2014
Name: Kerry HayniePosition: Associate professor of political science and African and African American Studies; Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social SciencesYears at Duke: 10What I do at Duke: Most of the educating I do happens outside the classroom. I... Read More »