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Year Up Bridges the Gap

Year Up Bridges the Gap

Students 18-24 years old can get help from everything from handshakes to computer programming in their quest to go to college or get a job, thanks to Jay Banfield (MPP ‘97) and the program he founded, Year Up. “There is a real skills gap in our country,” says Jay. More

Goldman School Welcomes Hilary Hoynes

Professor Hilary Hoynes, a noted public finance and labor economist currently at the University of California, Davis, will join the GSPP faculty on July 1, 2013. She will also have an appointment in the Economics Department. She will hold the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities. Professor Hoynes stu… More

“Inequality for All” Premieres at Sundance

Chancellor's Professor Robert Reich teams up with filmmaker Jocob Kornbluth in a feature documentary exploring America's widening income inequality. Inequality for All premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to strong reviews. In the documentary—much of which was filmmed at the Goldman Scho… More

Shootings mark an end of innocence

Until Friday morning, Newtown, Conn., pop. 27,560, was known, if at all, as the place where Scrabble was invented. Its residents - well-off - liked it that way. Then came the massacre: 26 dead, including 20 elementary schoolchildren. The event changes everything, not just for Newtown but for America. In recent ye… More