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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 about John Aldrich traces the history of the presidential nomination process »


Why PPE?

Why PPE?

Friday, January 29, 2016

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) began as an interdisciplinary degree program at Oxford in 1924, and ninety years later it has spread to well over a hundred universities around the world as either a major or minor area of study. The original idea was, in part, to provide... Read More about Why PPE? »


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 about Scholars Discuss the Origins, Consequences and Responses to ISIS »


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 about Vice News interviews Michael Munger »


Life, Luck, and Laughter

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 about Life, Luck, and Laughter »


Political Science undergrad awarded international scholarship

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 about Political Science undergrad awarded international scholarship »


Year Long Document Duke Project Complete

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 about Year Long Document Duke Project Complete »


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