21Mar, 2019

Podcast with Robert Bonnie: Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide for Environmental Conservation

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The Measure of Everyday Life | March 20, 2019

In this podcast, Robert Bonnie, a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University and the former Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Emily Pechar, a recent graduate of the Duke University PhD in Environmental Policy program, talk about a new project to better understand how […]

21Mar, 2019

E Source Seeks Nominations for Jim Rogers Innovation Award

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PRWEB | March 19, 2019

E Source is pleased to announce the launch of a new energy industry award in memory of Jim Rogers, former chairman and CEO of Duke Energy. To honor his commitment to promoting industry innovation as well as the key role he played in advising E Source on how to better support members, […]

13Mar, 2019

In a Complicated Time, U.S. Leadership Requires Allies, says Former Chair of Joint Chiefs

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville | March 12, 2019
By Jim Steele

In a connected world awash in 24-hour news cycle information and disinformation, the United States will continue its vital global leadership role as long as its leaders remember the reasons for established global alliances, Gen. Martin Dempsey told defense and community leaders at The University […]

12Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin Comments on the European Central Bank’s Lower Growth Forecast

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Rubenstein Fellow and former Fed Governor, Sarah Bloom Raskin, speaks with CNBC and ETF Trends about the European Central Bank’s move to lower growth forecasts for 2019, and what it means for the global economy.

Draghi’s move was significant, took markets by surprise: Former Fed governor Raskin
CNBC: The Closing Bell
March 7, 2019, 4:02 PM EST

Raghi’s Move […]

11Mar, 2019

As Feds Ignore Student Debt Crisis, States Like MD Step In

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The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2019
By Sarah Bloom Raskin and Seth Frotman, Opinion

More than 44 million Americans owe more than $1.5 trillion dollars in student debt. A student loan borrower defaults every 28 seconds — more than 1 million each year, nationwide. Last year, three times as many Americans defaulted on a student loan as […]

25Feb, 2019

Systems Are for Institutions, Data Are for People

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Duke Forge | February 12, 2019
By Eric Perakslis, PhD

In late January of this year, we welcomed health data expert Eric Perakslis, PhD, to Duke Forge as a Rubenstein Fellow. In Eric’s first blog post for Duke Forge, he shares some reflections prompted by an unexpected detour on his way to his first week at Duke.

Hi all!  I’m very excited to […]

20Feb, 2019

Cyber Security Firms Show How to Bring the Rule of Law Online

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The Financial Times | February 20, 2019
By Sarah Bloom Raskin, Opinion

The internet is broken and needs fixing. The search for solutions so far has focused on breaking up Big Tech, massive government intervention or relying on the big companies, like Facebook and Google, to regulate themselves and rescue consumers.

There is another way forward that combines consumer protection […]

5Feb, 2019

Tom Brokaw: The Demands of Leadership

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Mr. Brokaw recalls a meeting with Gen. Martin Dempsey in Iraq.

The New York Times | February 5, 2019
By Tom Brokaw, Opinion
To the Editor:
Re “The General and His Tweets,” by Carol Giacomo (Editorial Observer, Feb. 2):
The tweets about leadership by Martin Dempsey, the retired Army general, reminded me of a meeting I had with him in Iraq, where […]

4Feb, 2019

Duke Welcomes New Rubenstein Fellow Eric Perakslis

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Duke University is welcoming a major talent to its ranks as Dr. Eric Perakslis begins a 2-year fellowship sponsored through Duke’s Rubenstein Fellows Academy. A leading national and international voice in the thoughtful application of data science to improve healthcare quality and patient outcomes, Perakslis will bring to bear his unique insights, expertise, and experience in […]

31Jan, 2019

‘We Must Not Call it Victory’: New Archives Illustrate U.S. Cold War Strategy

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Duke Today | January 31, 2019
By Eric Ferreri

As he headed to Switzerland in 1985 for a landmark first summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, President Ronald Reagan wrote a quick note that became a guiding principle for the American administration. It said simply: “Whatever we achieve, we must not call it victory.” This hand-scribbled lesson in nuance […]