Tag: Public Policy and Administration

Scholar Earns Fulbright Award to Lead Professional Development Institute in Paraguay

Scholar Earns Fulbright Award to Lead Professional Development Institute in Paraguay

By Tom McLaughlin Since 1997, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago has shepherded the LEAP Academy University Charter School from a small charter school to its transformational position today in Camden– and the world has taken notice. “The LEAP Academy has become a national and international success story,” says the Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy […]

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The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

By Tom McLaughlin Are politicians and public officials about to become a dying breed? While there is a lack of racial and gender diversity in politics, more subtly, there are actually very few millennials – regardless of race or gender – interested in pursuing elected office, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of political science […]

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Renowned Sociologist to Speak on Immigration and Labor Market

Renowned Sociologist to Speak on Immigration and Labor Market

By Tom McLaughlin Rutgers University–Camden will host Ruth Milkman, an internationally renowned sociologist of labor and labor movements, for a free, public lecture on immigration and the precarious existence of the labor market in the 21st century United States from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. The Robert Bailey Memorial Lecture, presented by Rutgers–Camden’s […]

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Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Public Policy Expert Selected for Distinguished Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

By Tom McLaughlin Building on his burgeoning reputation as a public policy expert, Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy and administration at Rutgers University–Camden, has been selected as a member of the 2016-17 class of the Emerging Education Policy Scholars (EEPS) program. Offered jointly by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American […]

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The Season of Giving: Rutgers Researcher Unwraps the Facts on Charitable Donations

The Season of Giving: Rutgers Researcher Unwraps the Facts on Charitable Donations

By Tom McLaughlin As the clock ticks toward the end of the year, research shows that people are more inclined to make charitable donations. So does this mean that people are more likely to give in the holiday spirit, to seek a tax deduction, or perhaps both? Michael Hayes, an assistant professor of public policy […]

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