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Photos from Events at Eagleton


 

May 2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics in March for a conversation about women's leadership..
Fox News chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel met with Eagleton Fellows during his visit to deliver the Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture in April.
RU Voting™, a project of the Youth Political Participation Program (YPPP), hosted a screening and student discussion about the documentary Mitt as part of its ongoing Popcorn & Politics series.
In February, U.S. Senator Cory Booker spoke to students about Black History Month and his first few months in Congress. Watch the video here.
Ian Spencer and Bret Jacobson (not pictured), founders of Red Edge, discussed digital advocacy and online politics at the Rutgers Student Center. Check out their presentation here.
Eagleton director Ruth B. Mandel took her Byrne Seminar students to the 2014 Women in the World Summit in New York City.
New Jersey Assistant Secretary of State Carol Cronheim (Eagleton Fellow '93) shared her experiences with students in director Ruth B. Mandel's undergraduate course Political Women: Some Who Dared.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop spoke with students after his February lecture, part of the Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government.
Undergraduate Associates in Professor Gerald Pomper's Practice of Politics course were tasked with balancing the federal budget during a class session this spring.
Eagleton Fellows heard from Delegate Melony Griffith during their annual trip to Annapolis, Maryland. The trip provides an opportunity for comparative analysis of state politics and government.
 

March 2014

Eagleton Institute director Ruth B. Mandel welcomed a packed room of Fellows and Undergraduate Associates for an off-the-record conversation with former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) in November. Snowe visited the Institute as the 2013 Clifford P. Case Professor of Public Affairs.
Students joined MSNBC's Chris Matthews on stage for a lively discussion as part Eagleton's  Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series: Toward Better Citizenship this past December.
Professor David Redlawsk, director of Eagleton's Center for Public Interest Polling, taped an interview with Fox News during the lead-up to the special election for New Jersey's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
George Norcross spoke to the Eagleton Fellows and Undergraduate Associates about New Jersey politics during a special Drawing Room session in December.
Eagleton's Center on the American Governor hosted a roundtable discussion with former NJ governor Christine Todd Whitman (l) and members of her senior staff to discuss her administration's economic policies, including former chief of staff Judy Shaw, (r).
Professor Emeritus Gerald Pomper greeted the Undergraduate Associates Class of 2015 at their welcome-to-Eagleton  event during the fall semester.
In December, Frank Sharry, executive director of America's Voice, joined with Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy scholar Sayu Bhojwani to discuss immigration reform. Watch the video here.
Eagleton students with Former Governor Barbara Roberts reflected on her time as Oregon's chief executive during an interview with Institute associate director John Weingart for Eagleton's Center on the American Governor.

 

Winter 2013-14

2014 Eagleton Fellows enjoyed the annual Opening Program (pictured L to R: Olta Bejleri, Michael Woodruff, Anthony Marcum, Adam Scalice, and Peter Fu).
Eagleton's Youth Political Participation Program hosted a packed lunchtime discussion of the gubernatorial race with Matt Katz (Philadelphia Inquirer – left) and Nicholas Acocella (PolitifaxNJ – right), moderated by RU Voting intern Mark Feaster (center).
Ray Bramucci, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor during the Florio administration, was interviewed by Rick Sinding for the Center on the American Governor.
Sayu Bhojwani, a visiting scholar with Eagleton's Program on Immigration and Democracy, lectured in October about "The New Majority and Political Representation: A Look at Immigrants as Candidates, Elected Officials and Policymakers"
Youth Political Participation Program RU Voting interns helped students register to vote at the Douglass Campus Center on Constitution Day.
Hundreds gathered to celebrate the career and life of the late Professor Alan Rosenthal at Nicholas Music Center in September.
Eagleton hosted Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, for a conversation about his recent book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America's Gilded Capital at the campus bookstore in October.
Eagleton students with Morning After panelists Darryl Isherwood (nj.com); Jim McGreevey (former NJ governor); Christine Todd Whitman (former NJ governor); and Kate Zernike (New York Times) following the traditional post-election session at Eagleton.

 

Summer 2013

Interested in getting involved at Eagleton? Check out the For Students page for information about courses, internships, and more!
Teach a Girl to Lead™ is a new initiative from the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) to support and expand civic learning and engagement opportunities for girls and young women. Find out more!
Marc Mappen, author of Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation, signed copies of his recent work during a June program co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Press.


 
Spring 2013

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