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In an opinion piece in the New York Times, Duke professor David Schanzer and Duke student Jay Sullivan suggest that it's time to get rid of federal midterm elections. "The two-year cycle isn’t just unnecessary; it’s harmful to American politics," they write. Tell us on Facebook what you think of their proposal

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Laurie Patton on Public Scholarship

The dean of Duke's Trinity Arts & Sciences discusses public scholarship at a Forum for Publics and Scholars panel on open access. 

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Civil Rights, Duke, and Durham in the 1960s

A conversation with Professor Joseph Blocher and Wade Penny, '60, about the historic 1966 civil rights case, Klopfer v. North Carolina.

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Brodhead at Notre Dame: The Once and Future Liberal Arts

At Notre Dame, President Brodhead has a message: Don't abandon the liberal arts

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The Future of Two States

Journalist Ethan Bonner discusses the consequences of the growing separation between Palestinians and Israelis.