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President of the American Political Science Association, Rodney Hero, addresses Duke hosted RBSI Institute

President of the American Political Science Association, Rodney Hero, addresses Duke hosted RBSI Institute

Friday, July 10, 2015

The 2015 RBSI program concluded with an evening banquet at Parizade. The evening helped hallmark the conclusion of the RBSI program for the students and staff, providing the organizers a moment to celebrate the student's successful completion of the program. The President of the American... Read More about President of the American Political Science Association, Rodney Hero, addresses Duke hosted RBSI Institute »


Political Scientist Tim Buthe Presents Competition Research at World Bank Event

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Duke political scientist Tim Buthe presented new research Tuesday at a World Bank conference exploring how policies that promote competition may contribute to sustainable and inclusive economic growth.The research by Buthe, an associate professor in Duke's Political Science Department, and co-... Read More about Political Scientist Tim Buthe Presents Competition Research at World Bank Event »


Adam Silver speaks at Department Commencement Ceremony

Adam Silver speaks at Department Commencement Ceremony

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Adam Silver, the NBA Commissioner, delivered an address to Duke University Department of Political Science faculty and graduating undergrads and Master's program students on May 10, 2015.  He spoke of the relationship between goodwill political ambassadorship and sports.  Adam received... Read More about Adam Silver speaks at Department Commencement Ceremony »


Valerie Ashby to Become Arts & Sciences Dean

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Valerie Sheares Ashby, a professor and chair of the chemistry department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), will be the next dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University beginning July 1, Duke President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth... Read More about Valerie Ashby to Become Arts & Sciences Dean »


Student Speaker: 'Vision Without Execution Is Just a Hallucination'

Sunday, May 10, 2015

This morning, I want to talk about vision, and execution. There’s a quote I love that says, “Vision without execution… is just hallucination.” People attribute it to everyone from Edison to Einstein. Someone traced it back to a Japanese proverb. “Vision without action is a daydream,” the proverb... Read More about Student Speaker: 'Vision Without Execution Is Just a Hallucination' »


Duke Inducts New Members into Phi Beta Kappa

Saturday, May 9, 2015

The nation’s oldest academic honor society inducted 166 Duke University juniors, seniors and alumni in Reynolds Theater on Thursday, May 7. The Phi Beta Kappa initiation launched the class of 2015 graduation events for family and friends. Initiates too the stage to sign their names into the Beta... Read More about Duke Inducts New Members into Phi Beta Kappa »


Duke Junior Jay Ruckelshaus Named Truman Scholar

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Duke University junior Jay Ruckelshaus is among 58 students selected as 2015 Truman Scholars.Students are selected based on their records of leadership, public service and academic achievement, and their likelihood of becoming public service leaders. This year, the Truman Scholarship Foundation... Read More about Duke Junior Jay Ruckelshaus Named Truman Scholar »


New Reads This Spring From Duke Writers

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Women take the lead in Tahrir Square protests in Egypt. Ellen McLarney's new book (below) looks at how women rose against a dictatorship and how their new political influence won't go away. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons.Spanning architecture, religious history and theology, legal history and... Read More about New Reads This Spring From Duke Writers »


News Tip: Invitation to Netanyahu 'Totally Inappropriate,' But Not a First, Says Duke Expert

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s impending address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday continues to draw fire. Netanyahu was invited by House Speaker John Boehner, in what many have described as a rebuke to President Obama’s Iran policy. •    Quotes: "It is totally... Read More about News Tip: Invitation to Netanyahu 'Totally Inappropriate,' But Not a First, Says Duke Expert  »


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