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Spotlight: University of Chicago

Nov 25, 2013 01:45 PM

Established in 1988, the Harris School of Public Policy is one of six professional schools at the University of Chicago. The school offers five master’s degree programs, several joint-degree programs with other schools and departments on campus and at other institutions, and a doctoral program. It has more than 30 full-time faculty members, including two Nobel Prize laureates, who are recognized around the globe for their breadth and depth of expertise.

 
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Spotlight: Abt Associates

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Throughout the company’s history, Abt has been a critical resource to governments, international organizations, academia, and foundations around the world.

 
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Spotlight: University of Minnesota

The mission of the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs is to inspire, educate, and support innovative leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world. The third-oldest public affairs program in the country, the Humphrey School has experienced a decade of steady growth in program expansion, student enrollment and graduation, excellence, and national reputation.​

 
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Spotlight: University of California, Berkeley

Today, the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley conducts leading-edge research in budgeting and the economy, political participation, labor, education, inequality, racial profiling, criminal justice, health care, renewable energy and the environment, and national security.

 
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Spotlight: Duke University

Jul 15, 2013 01:00 PM

Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy is among the nation’s oldest public policy programs. It was established in 1971 by Terry Sanford, then president of Duke. His experience as governor of North Carolina and, later, as a U.S. Senator convinced him the country needed ethical leaders capable of rigorous analytical thinking, who also understood the political process. Sanford urged students to set “outrageous ambitions,” a call to action that remains at the core of the school’s identity​

 
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Spotlight: The University of Texas at Austin

May 24, 2013 02:55 PM

Located minutes from the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs sits adjacent to the LBJ Presidential Library on The University of Texas at Austin campus. An APPAM institutional member, the LBJ School of Public Affairs is a professional school that grooms graduates for practice-oriented careers.

 
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Spotlight: George Mason University

Not too far away from the 2012 Fall Research Conference in Baltimore, Maryland is the George Mason University (GMU) School of Public Policy. An APPAM institutional member, the school is recognized as one of the largest and most respected public policy programs in the United States. With six master’s degrees and a doctoral program, GMU offers students and working professionals a comprehensive education that integrates real-world experience, problem-solving, and applied knowledge.

 
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Spotlight: IMPAQ

With offices in Columbia, Maryland, and Washington, DC, IMPAQ International is a policy research, evaluation and technical assistance firm committed to bringing rigor and innovation to its analytic work. IMPAQ provides clients with impact evaluation studies, applied research, policy analysis, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and technical assistance.

 
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Spotlight: Mathematica Policy Research

Considered an architect of social policy research, Mathematica Policy Research provides expert design and evaluation to guide decision-making that improves public well-being. For more than four decades, the employee-owned company has been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs. Read more about one of APPAM's founding institutional members.

 
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Spotlight: University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Jan 01, 2011 07:00 PM

Baltimore, Maryland, site of the 2012 Fall Research Conference, is also the home to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) one of APPAM’s institutional members Public policy is among the core missions of UMBC; its Department of Public Policy was established in 1974 and offers both a Master’s (MPP) and a Ph.D. program.

 
 
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