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Posts from November 2015

A Thanksgiving Message from Dean Brady

As I’ve done for the last few years, I’d like to take a moment on this day before Thanksgiving to think about the spirit of the day and to reflect on our mission and purpose as a School of Public Policy. As a School of Public Policy, we have a special duty to think about how we can create and res… More

Anti-Refugee Rhetoric Fundamentally Un-American

by Farhat Popal (MPP '09)

The 31 US governors who have refused to accept Syrian refugees, the majority of whom are women and children, seem to have forgotten that we are a nation made up entirely of people who have traveled from far and wide - perhaps during this generation or perhaps generations ago - to seek refuge from persecution and c… More

Big Give Report

Thanks to the generosity of alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students, the Goldman School raised more than $20K in the BIG GIVE for student fellowships! The GSPP community also banded together to campaign on social media on behalf of the school. Our efforts garnered an extra $4K in prize money for fellowships!… More

A New Way to Improve College Enrollment

by David L. Kirp

American public schools do a good job of getting students into college, but a poor job preparing them to succeed once they’re there. While more than two-thirds of high school graduates enroll in college, nearly two-thirds of those arrive on campus unprepared for college-level rigor. Instead of trying to sol… More