Friday, June 8, 2018

Member Forum: At the Intersection of Data Science and Social Science

The proliferation of new digital data sources and the development of new programming languages that can quickly make sense of these data are changing the nature of how public policy makers and the general public understand how government works – and when it doesn’t. This discussion will focus on the road ahead for data and social science, how to communicate better when the lanes merge, and what this all means for getting to better-informed policies and programs that improve public well-being.

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January 2018 Student Member Update

Jan 19, 2018 03:49 PM

APPAM Conference Submissions, Incoming Policy Council Members, JPAM Feature Articles.

 
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January 2018 Professional Member Update

Jan 19, 2018 03:46 PM

APPAM Conference Submissions, Incoming Policy Council Members, JPAM Feature Articles.

 
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Introducing APPAM's Incoming 2018 Policy Council Members

APPAM welcomes our new Executive Committee and Policy Council members! The Policy Council is APPAM's governing board and is responsible for setting policy and creating strategy for the Association. It currently consists of four elected cohorts serving staggered, four-year terms of office.

 
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Inclusion is Hard and We Must Do Better | APPAM Leadership Blog Series

Jan 17, 2018 12:57 PM

Increasingly, activities that focus on inclusion are becoming more and more important. As I’m sure you’ve experienced at your university or research organization: getting to the how is hard. We all know about the why. Having a membership/staff/faculty/student body/leadership that reflects everybody in the larger group and represents all perspectives in decision making is vital. There’s no question that we need and want to engage in as many diversity activities as possible.

 
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Breaking Habits: The Effect of the French Vending Machine Ban on School Snacking and Sugar Intakes | JPAM Featured Article

Jan 12, 2018 04:02 PM

There is consistent evidence showing that food and drinks sold from vending machines (VMs) have on average a higher energy-density, and access to VMs in schools has been associated with unhealthy diets and excess weight in children. From September 2005, the French government has banned VMs from all middle and secondary schools. This paper evaluates the impact of the ban on the nutrient intakes and school snack frequency of schoolchildren, and consider intakes from out-of-school meals.

 
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Member Forum: State and Research University Partnerships in the Opioid Crisis

Opioid drug abuse is a major epidemic across the nation with policy response efforts concentrated the state level with policy officials struggling to coordinate research and resources. Join us at the 2018 Institutional Member Forum on May 1st as we explore ways research universities can serve as excellent resources for expertise to state governments.

 
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Final week for California Submissions!

Jan 03, 2018 07:02 PM

Submit abstracts for the 2018 California Regional Student Conference and gain valuable research presentation experience, as well as receive important feedback from academics, practitioners, and other students. Deadline: January 10.

 
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Can Financial Aid Help to Address the Growing Need for STEM Education? | JPAM Featured Article

Dec 18, 2017 04:02 PM

Although workers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields earn above-average wages, the number of college graduates prepared for STEM jobs lags behind employer demand. A key question is how to increase educational investments and degree completion in STEM, especially for low-income and minority students. Castleman, Long, and Mabel examine a potentially overlooked barrier to STEM attainment in college: the financial cost to pursuing study in STEM courses and majors.

 
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December 2017 Student Member Update

Dec 14, 2017 07:23 PM

APPAM Regional Student Conference Submissions and Policy Council Nominations.

 
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December 2017 Institutional Member Update

Dec 14, 2017 07:20 PM

Nominate a Student Member For Service on the Policy Council.

 
 
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