News For October 2020

Duke Today covers Elections in a Pandemic Bass Connections Class

Duke Today published an article highlighting the incredible work of students in the "Elections in a Pandemic" Bass Connections Class. A team of 24 Duke students are tackling several questions related to voting barriers, access, and rights and testing a range of potential solutions in real time. The project, co-led by Director of the Hart Leadership…

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NPR Interviews Director and Associate Director of HLP about Voting Access

Reporter and host Cass Herrington of Blue Ridge Public Radio -- NPR for Western North Carolina -- interviewed the Hart Leadership Program's Director, Professor Gunther Peck, and Associate Director, Lalita Kaligotla, about the state of our current democracy when it comes to voting rights and access. "There's never been more attention to voting rights, especially…

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Playwright Mike Wiley Visits Hart Class "Plays that Change the World"

This fall, the Hart Leadership Program course “Plays that Change the World,” taught by Prof. Faulkner Fox, is focusing on the impact of plays on the cultures they are produced within. Students examine contemporary and traditional plays which have had marked impacts on their societies or which address topical social issues. Students also craft their…

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