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13Feb, 2020

Understanding Rural Attitudes Toward the Environment and Conservation in America

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Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy SolutionsBy Robert Bonnie, Emily Pechar Diamond, and Elizabeth Rowe Rural Americans matter—a lot—to the fate of U.S. environmental policy. Not only do farmers, ranchers, and forest owners manage huge portions of American lands and watersheds, but rural voters also have an outsized impact on national policy. While rural Americans express […]

24Jan, 2020

Student Voices: Listening and Learning from Freedom Fighter Dikgang Moseneke

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Sanford School of Public Policy | January 24, 2020By Tyler Strobl Sanford students are strongly encouraged to “Stand for Something.” Every day, we learn about the most pressing issues facing the planet and with each class we add new tools to our toolkit. Sanford alums can be found across the country and globe using the skills […]

23Jan, 2020

Said @ Duke: Justice Moseneke on Freedom and the Internet

Justice Dikgang Moseneke, News

By Duke Today Staff Dikgang Moseneke, former deputy chief justice of South Africa and a 2020 Rubenstein Fellow, spoke this week at the Robert R. Wilson Lecture sponsored by Duke’s Center for International Development and the Sanford School of Public Policy. He is also a recipient of the 2020 Bolch Prize for the Rule of […]

22Jan, 2020

Justice Dikgang Moseneke at Sanford

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Duke Center for International Development | January 22, 2020By Jackie Ogburn, Sanford School of Public Policy “One of the lessons I had to take in: I was born a slave, I better not die a slave. I had to be my own liberator,” said Dikgang Moseneke, a South African freedom fighter who became Deputy Chief […]

17Jan, 2020

Dikgang Moseneke, Former Deputy Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, to Receive 2020 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

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DURHAM, N.C. – Dikgang Moseneke, an internationally revered jurist who helped build and lead a post-apartheid, democratic South Africa, will receive the 2020 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law, David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School, announced today. A lifelong advocate for justice, human rights, and the rule […]

11Dec, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Trump-Powell Relationship

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Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joined CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the relationship between President Trump and Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Reserve Board, amid steady interest rates. Trump-Powell feud will reemerge despite lower rates, former Fed official says CNBC: The Closing BellDecember 11, 2019

22Nov, 2019

New Rubenstein Fellow is Former Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa

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Duke Today | November 22, 2019By Duke Today Staff Dikgang Moseneke, who rose from a human rights leader during apartheid to Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa, will join Duke University as a Rubenstein Fellow during the spring semester of 2020. At Duke, Moseneke will explore current challenges to constitutional democracy and rule of law. He […]

31Oct, 2019

President Price in DC: Discussing University Priorities and Celebrating General Martin Dempsey

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Duke Today | October 18, 2019 President Vincent Price returned to Washington, D.C. on October 16 for a day of meetings and events that emphasized a host of Duke’s federal priorities and cultivated both new and existing relationships. Price met with Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY), chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee. He thanked her for her steadfast […]

2Oct, 2019

A Lifetime of Service: Dempsey’s Marshall Medal Highlights Legacy of Leadership

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Association of the United States Army | October 2, 2019   Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 37th Army chief of staff, was selected by the Council of Trustees of the Association of the U.S. Army as the 2019 recipient of the George Catlett Marshall Medal for […]

19Sep, 2019

Bond Pros Offer Tips in Negative-rate World: ‘You Can Build Balance’

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

CNBC | September 19, 2019 By Jeff Cox Plummeting interest rates that have resulted in more than $15 trillion worth of negative yielding debt have created headaches for fixed income investors. Former Fed Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin worried about some of the maneuvering in the bond market, wondering whether it is encouraging “bubble-like behavior.”