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VSU to Open Nation’s First HBCU Policy Center Focused on Improving...

Virginia State University (VSU) is starting a new policy center dedicated to improving police relations with people of color, the school recently announced. The Center for...

Public Policy Institute Uses Research to Advocate for LGBTQ Equality

Protecting the rights of LGBTQ  Americans is one of the greatest public policy challenges of the 21st century. While countless advocates and researchers struggle...

Social Justice Education in Public Policy Schools is Crucial for the...

After watching in horror the murder of George Floyd by police officers last May, RaJade Berry-James, PhD, promised her two teenage daughters that she...

ASU Releases Foundational Study on Housing Solutions for Autistic Adults

The Arizona State University (ASU) Morrison Institute for Public Policy published a report in January that is expected to be a pivotal resource on...

Georgetown and Howard Universities Form Partnership Focused on Public Policy

On February 1, leaders at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy and Howard University signed a memorandum of understanding to work together...

Public Policy Professor Brings Expertise on Equity in Transportation to Biden...

Robert Hampshire, an associate professor of public policy at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, or the Ford School, was...

Public Policy and Administration by the Numbers

Education 205 schools of public policy, affairs, and administration in the U.S. are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration...

Raising Awareness of Public Policy Careers Could Diversify the Profession

Na’ilah Amaru, an immigrant and dedicated war veteran, has led an illustrious career as an advocacy and policy strategist. Her roles have included serving...

Public Policy Schools Create Research Centers to Help Solve Some of...

Public policy schools tackle society’s greatest challenges by operating research centers and collaboratives dedicated solely to studying policy solutions on education, public health, and...

Simulation Learning Takes Students Out of the Classroom and Into the...

In 2018, more than 550 public policy students from around the world were challenged with stopping a hypothetical deadly disease from spreading across the...

Public Policy Professors Work Within the Ranks to Include Race-Conscious Dialogue

Woodrow Wilson has long been considered the father of public administration. The 28th president of the United States focused on developing a framework for...

Specialized Programs Aim to Increase Female Representation in Public Policy Leadership

According to the Center for American Women in Politics, female representation in elected U.S. government leadership (e.g., Congress, state legislatures, local government) hovers around...

Schools Prepare Future Public Servants to Meet the Needs of Marginalized...

There’s little need to motivate students in the University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Public Administration to want to serve the marginalized communities...

The Opportunity to Serve

Underrepresented Students Gain Exposure to Public and Foreign Service Careers Via National Fellowships Recently released statistics revealing that the majority of U.S. civil and foreign service...

Advocates Focus on Inclusion to Improve Public Policy Affecting Individuals with...

Although the inclusion of people with disabilities in U.S. public policy may be fractured at best, many institutions around the country are trying to...