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CPPA Graduate Students Travel to Boston

This year's CPPA annual Prosem trip to Boston was on November 6th. It gave the 20 graduate students who participated the opportunity to get acquainted with employees in a range of organizations and agencies where they might want to work in the future.

Professor Betsy Schmidt

Schmidt Speaks at Yale Law about Social Entrepreneurship

Professor of Practice Elizabeth Schmidt is speaking with Yale University law students on Oct. 28 about the intersection of social entrepreneurship, law and public policy.

David Mednicoff

Mednicoff to Speak on Rule of Law in Middle East

Assistant Professor David Mednicoff presents the November installment of CPPA's Faculty Colloquium Series on Monday, Nov.2 at 12:15 p.m., in Thompson 620.

David Mednicoff

Mednicoff Participates in Summit with Mid East Policy Leaders

Assistant Professor David Mednicoff served as a delegate to the Beirut Institute Summit, a meeting of leading Middle East policy analysts, scholars and government officials.


Pasha to Examine Effect of Police Performance Management Systems

Lecturer Obed Pasha presents the October installment of CPPA's Faculty Colloquium Series on Monday, Oct. 5 at 12:15 p.m., in Thompson 620.

Joya Misra

Misra to Lead MA Part of Groundbreaking Study on Gender Differences in Faculty Workload

Professor Joya Misra is working on a National Science Foundation project examining whether men and women university faculty have dramatically different workloads and, if so, what accounts for those differences and how they can be minimized.

David Mednicoff

Mednicoff Says More Syrian Refugees Good for National Security

Before Obama announced that he will increase the number of worldwide refugees accepted by the U.S., Assistant Professor David Mednicoff was making the case that welcoming more displaced Syrians could help national security.

Professor Friedman

Friedman to Address Economics of Health Policy during Faculty Colloquium

Professor Gerald Friedman kicks of the fall 2015 Faculty Colloquium Series on Monday, Sept. 21 at 12:15 p.m., in Thompson Hall 620.

Rasha Robinson

ColorOfChange ED to Address Cultural Power

Rashad Robinson is executive director of ColorOfChange, the nation’s largest online civil rights organization. He will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 4 p.m., in the Campus Center Amherst Room.

Michael Havlin

Internship Boosted Havlin's Confidence--and Connections

Michael Havlin met lots of fantastic professional contacts through his summer internship. So many, in fact, that he was having a hard time keeping track of them all.