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Election 2020
'It's going to be a complete mess'
Published Nov 14, 2019
Journalists, scholars offer dire assessment of the preparedness of big tech platforms to handle the coming wave of fake news and electoral meddling
SNF Agora Institute
Experts explore the future of civics education
Published Nov 7, 2019
Educators, journalists, and nonprofit leaders discuss the vital role civics plays in a healthy democracy at D.C. forum
Health security
A massive gap in pandemic preparedness
Published Nov 6, 2019
Event 201 simulation hosted by university's Center for Health Security envisions a fast-spreading coronavirus with a devastating impact
Q+A
The accidental fall of the Berlin Wall
Published Nov 5, 2019
When the Berlin Wall opened 30 years ago, it created a fracture in the Iron Curtain and safe passage out of Soviet territory
Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Nov 4, 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800
Education
A career dedicated to improving educational outcomes
Published Oct 21, 2019
For 20 years, School of Education researcher Bob Balfanz has worked to help students make it through high school. Now he's turned his attention to helping them succeed in college.
Q+A
Shakespeare and political theater
Published Oct 21, 2019
SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen discusses the Bard's works and what they reveal about our political leaders and the drama unfolding in the nation's capital
Q+A
American policing in the Cold War era
Published Oct 16, 2019
In his new book, Stuart Schrader explores how U.S. foreign policy designed to contain communism abroad informed approaches to law enforcement at home
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Oct 15, 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty
Arts+Culture
Ballroom glitz
Published Oct 14, 2019
Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community
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