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Meet Sarah Baughn (MPP ‘00)

The Goldman School welcomes Sarah Baughn (MPP ’00) as its Director of Annual Fundraising and Alumni Relations, a brand new position at the School. In her new role, Sarah will work to energize GSPP's already-strong network of more than 4,300 MPP, MPA, Policy Minor, and PPIA alumni wit… More

Report on California correctional officers’ suicide risks spurs widespread attention

Response to a recent report finding that California’s correctional and parole officers face extraordinarily high risks of suicide and other mental health problems has Amy Lerman, the UC Berkeley professor who led the research, feeling cautiously optimistic about the state’s ability to address the issue… More

SNAP: Nutrition Aid Can Provide Long-Term Benefits

The Issue: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as “food stamps”, is one of the largest anti-poverty programs in the United States, reaching over 44 millionAmericans in 2016, at a cost of $73 billion to the Federal Government. Major policy changes up f… More

More must be done to protect America’s nuclear power plants from cyberattacks

In testimony this month before the congressional Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection, Patricia Hoffman, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, outlined some of the measures government agencies are taki… More