Inquiry Fall 2003: A Focus On Policy

Message From the Dean
Penelope Peterson
Student Profile: Advocates for Those in Need
Kenneth Hutchinson and LaSandra Houston first understood the power of social activism when they took matters into their own hands to combat their high school's "unjust" attendance policy
Lee Prater Yost
Welfare Reform Studies Give Reason for New Hope
Research shows positive effects overall - some caveats
Ed Finkel
Leaving No Child Behind
Can an emphasis on accountability stimulate educational reform?
Leanne Star
Public Opinion and Social Policy
What we say vs. what they hear
Lisa Stein
Student News
Student Receives Environment Policy Fellowship Alana Stamas, who participated in a practicum with the Illinois Sierra Club, received a two-year fellowship from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) to pursue her interest in environmental policy work. She is the field organizer for Environment California based out of Los Angeles.
Lee Prater Yost
Alumni Profile: The Power of Ideas: Alumna Is Passionate About Reform
Deputy director and co-founder of the Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, Amy Liu (BS93) talks about ″spatial divides, regional equity and isolated pockets of despair.″
Lee Prater Yost