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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
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
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
MSE Symposium
Kenan Thompson at Shriver Hall
Published Oct 16, 2019
The longest-tenured cast member of NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' discussed his career and the role comedians play in society
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
Civil Rights Week
Experts explore school-to-prison pipeline
Published Oct 4, 2019
School of Education, Urban Health Institute host symposium focusing on complex issues surrounding school policing, employment, and concentrated poverty in Baltimore and beyond
Q+A
Engineering better breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
Published Oct 4, 2019
Mechanical engineer SJ Claire Hur is working to develop a device that collects tumor cells from blood samples, enabling scientists to develop and test personalized treatment plans
Q+A
The dangers of vaping
Published Sept 30, 2019
Joanna Cohen, director of the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, talks about the recent uptick in illnesses and deaths linked to vaping
MSE Symposium
Fighting like a mother
Published Sept 26, 2019
Activist Shannon Watts, founder of the national nonprofit Moms Demand Action, discusses guns, elections, and the waning influence of the NRA during MSE Symposium event
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