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Election 2016
'Downwardly mobile' for Donald
Published Aug 30, 2016
GOP candidate's message likely resonating with those who believe they are worse off than their parents, Johns Hopkins sociologist Andrew Cherlin writes
Litter-free Baltimore
Tracking trash
Published Aug 30, 2016
PhD candidates honored by Abell Foundation for simple ideas to help make Baltimore's streets cleaner
Sociology
How welfare failed millions
Published Aug 30, 2016
Welfare now less responsive to families who need it, drives people to live on 'virtually nothing,' poverty expert Kathy Edin says

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Study links fracking to health problems
Published Aug 30, 2016
Unconventional natural gas wells associated with migraines, fatigue, chronic nasal and sinus symptoms
Commentary
A new Cold War?
Published Aug 30, 2016
Likelihood of 'dangerous incidents' involving U.S., Russia on the rise, SAIS expert says / World Politics Review
Bioethics
Baby, it's hot outside
Published Aug 30, 2016
Bioethicist Travis Rieder discusses the morality of having children in the age of global warming / NPR
Commentary
A rare success story for Afghanistan
Published Aug 30, 2016
Investments in education system paying off for Afghanistan, SAIS visiting scholar Rohullah Osmani writes / The Diplomat
Education
U.S. fails curriculum test
Published Aug 30, 2016
Study: Popular curriculum emphasizes teaching to grade level, leaves millions of students unchallenged in the classroom
Rio Olympics
North Korea's 'sports diplomacy'
Published Aug 30, 2016
SAIS visiting scholar on the fate of North Korean Olympians who return home without medals / BBC News
Election 2016
Who founded ISIS? It's complicated
Published Aug 30, 2016
SAIS Dean Vali Nasr links rise of Islamic terror group to sectarian conflict in Iraq, 2003 U.S. invasion / The Huffington Post
The Art of Politics
Political cartoons of the past
Published Aug 30, 2016
Special Collections display explores work of two 20th century Baltimore cartoonists
Election 2016
How secure are our votes?
Published Aug 30, 2016
Computer security experts discuss vulnerability of voting machines, rolls in wake of recent DNC hack
heart health
Taking the 'clinic' to the people
Published Aug 30, 2016
Researchers aim to eliminate racial differences in outcomes of blood pressure control programs / Hopkins Medicine
Epidemiology
Public health behind bars
Published Aug 30, 2016
Study finds that prisons contribute to global health epidemics such as tuberculosis, hepatitis, HIV / The Baltimore Sun
Commentary
Conservation complication
Published Aug 30, 2016 Video
Efforts to reduce water use in agriculture could end up having the opposite effect, JHU expert writes / Bloomberg View
National security
To brief, or not to brief
Published Aug 30, 2016
Former acting CIA director, SAIS faculty member discusses importance of briefing presidential candidates / NPR
Commentary
Assessing the ISIS threat
Published Aug 30, 2016
John McLaughlin, former acting CIA director, cautions that end of terror group's reign is not near / The Cipher Brief
Youth arts program
Finding their voices
Published Aug 30, 2016
Baltimore Youth Film Arts hosts summer screening, exhibitions July 30 at Shriver Hall