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Public Policy Undergrads Have Live Web Class with Chinese Students

On December 1, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy Geri Augusto’s senior seminar, Science and Technology Policy in the Global South (PPAI-1701G), held a live web conference with a corresponding class at Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management, taught by Professor Zhou Yang. 

(Distributed January 6, 2012)

Geri Augusto Gives Keynote Address at Nanoscience Conference

In November, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy Geri Augusto gave a keynote address at the annual conference of the Society for Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (SNET), in Tempe Arizona, hosted by the NSF-funded Center for Nanotechnology in Society, at Arizona State University. Her talk was “Shape-shifting, Ancestor Plants & Low-tech Rebels: What If Converging Technosciences Had a Globalized Imagination.”

(Distributed December 20, 2011)

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Pension Reform

A recent statewide public opinion survey conducted by the Taubman Center at Brown University finds strong support for the recently enacted pension reform bill introduced by Gov. Lincoln Chafee and State Treasurer Gina Raimondo. While Raimondo’s approval rating has risen sharply, Chafee’s approval numbers have dipped.

(Distributed December 15, 2011)
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