News For March 2012


Documentary Engagement: Exploring the Complexities of Homelessness

For the second year, students in Alex Harris and Elena Rue's Documentary Engagement course, co-sponsored by Hart Leadership and the Center for Documentary Studies, shared the stories of individuals at Housing for New Hope, an organization that supports Durham's homeless.  From the course's website:   "Over the course of both semesters, students were introduced to…

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Video: ELI Alum Luke Roush on Sales

The ELI team snagged Luke Roush, Trinity '00, after he led a sales workshop for ELI students to catch some of the most important workshop messages on tape. Watch this 3-minute video of Luke as he boils down his experience into the most important sales strategies and principles, and shares insights about how to not…

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Harvard’s Gina Glantz talks Social Media and Storytelling with HLP Students

Gina Glantz of the Kennedy School of Government recently visited Fritz Mayer’s “Narrative and Leadership” course to lead a discussion about how social media can impact public debate.   Using the recent controversy between Susan G. Komen’s decision to pull its funding from Planned Parenthood, Prof. Glantz and students discussed how supporters of Planned Parenthood…

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Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog Discusses ELI Award for Social Entrepreneurship Course

Stanford Social Innovation Review blog discusses the role of universities in 21st century education and highlights ELI Director Tony Brown's course "Social Entrepreneurship in Action" and its recent receipt of the Ron Cordes - Ashoka U Innovation Award. Read to learn more about the course and Tulane University's Urban Innovation Fellowship.   From the blog, …

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2012 LAPI Application Now Available

The 2012 application for the Leadership and Arts Policy Internship (LAPI) is now available.  The application deadline is April 6 at 5 pm.  Click here to access the application, or to learn more about LAPI and what past students have done, check out the LAPI page.  

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