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  • “Fake News” Discussed at DPP Student Forum
    Twenty students, faculty and staff met for a relaxed, yet informative conversation about “fake news.”  The participants first talked about what fake news means to them and who has interest in creating fake news. The group scrolled through President Trump’s Twitter account to see the number of times he called out something as being “fake news.” […]
  • Thomas Craemer Speaks at “Implicit Bias Exhibit” Opening Reception
      On January 23, 2017, Professor Thomas Craemer provided the keynote address at the opening of An Exhibit on Implicit Bias & How It Affects Our Everyday Thoughts and Behaviors. This exhibit is open for public viewing from January 16 through February 28, 2017, at the Homer D. Babbidge Library on the UConn Storrs Campus.  
  • UConn: Critical to Connecticut’s Future
    The University of Connecticut Office of the President has created “UConn: Critical to Connecticut’s Future” showing the importance of UConn to the future of Connecticut.
  • GAPPS Welcomes New Officers for 2017
      The Graduate Association of Public Policy Students (GAPPS) is the student organization for the UConn Department of Public Policy. GAPPS’ goal is to serve as a social and intellectual forum for students pursuing a degree or certificate in the Department of Public Policy. Throughout the academic year GAPPS members plan and host a multitude of […]
  • Dr. Joshua Hyman receives Spencer Foundation Grant
    Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Hyman, Assistant Professor, on receiving a grant from the Spencer Foundation for his study No Child Left Relaxed? The Effect of Test –Based Accountability on Childhood Anxiety and Mental Health.
  • Dr. Kerri Raissian receives JPAM 2016 Raymond Vernon Memorial Award
    The Department of Public Policy congratulates Kerri Raissian for being awarded the 2016 Raymond Vernon Memorial Award for her paper “Hold Your Fire: Did the 1996 Federal Gun Control Act Expansion Reduce Domestic Homicides?” The paper was published in the Winter 2016 issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). Kerri is an […]