Research Service-Learning Pathway Current News

RSL Pathway Team Research Featured in News & Observer

Can liability insurance for firearms decrease gun violence? Five students in Professor Kristin Goss’ Political Analysis for Public Policy (PUBPOL 301) course partnered with the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham through the Research Service-Learning Pathway to answer that question. The RSL students – Sara Constand, Chloe McLain, Ashley Middleton, Elle Infante and Dorothy Wu…

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RSL students present research at N.C. Political Science Association conference

On February 27th, Brendan McCartney, Maddy Bolger, Jennifer Colton, Research Service-Learning students from Professor Goss’s Fall 2014 Politics of Public Policy course, attended the North Carolina Political Science Association’s annual conference. They presented their research on the effects of the Voter Information Verification Act of 2014. Their research, conducted through exit polling on Election Day…

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Fall 2014 RSL Students Wrap Up Service Projects

Seven students in Professor Kristin Goss’s Political Analysis for Public Policy-Making course are participants in the Research Service-Learning option offered this semester. They have been working with two organizations in the Durham community, Church World Service, an organization focused on helping resettled refugees in Durham, and Democracy North Carolina, a political advocacy organization focused on…

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Spring 2014 RSL students begin service projects

Twenty-one students began work with community partners this semester, as part of the Research Service Learning (RSL) pathway!   Fifteen students from Ken Rogerson's and Nick Carnes' The Politics of Public Policy course (PPS301) are working with the John Locke Foundation and North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections to investigate the impact of recently repealed…

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