Congratulations to our former colleague, Dr. Ken Rutherford, on the recent publication of his book, America’s Buried History: Landmines in the Civil War, with Savas Beatie Ken is a Professor of Political Science at James Madison University. … [Read more...] about America’s Buried History
2011 alumna, Judith Rowland, proposes "Three Ways Companies Can Take a Stand" on World Water Day. Judith argues that "the private sector has a major role to play in conserving water resources to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all." To read the complete discussion, see Take a Stand. Judith is Managing Supervisor, Public … [Read more...] about World Water Day
An update 2012 PLS and 2015 MPA alumna, Hilary Dempsey. When people ask me what I do and I explain my job, they usually say, "I'm glad I don't have that job!" or "Wow, that sounds really boring". And to some, it may be. However, I thrive in the policy world. I work for a company called Press Ganey. We partner with thousands of hospitals and healthcare facilities across … [Read more...] about “Wow, that sounds really boring” – Hilary Dempsey’s Job
Comforting to see 1991 PLS and 1996 MPA alumni, Clay Goddard, on the front lines of the COVID 19 outbreak. Clay is the Director of Health at Springfield-Greene County Health Department. … [Read more...] about On the Front Lines of COVID 19
Tesla's Elon Musk recently Tweeted that he's "Scouting locations for Cybertruck Gigafactory. Will be central USA." If you want a gigafactory, all you need to do is follow 5 simple rules according to 2006 alumni, Simon Mahan. Simon is the Executive Director for Southern Renewable Energy Association. … [Read more...] about Mommy, Can I have a Gigafactory?