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Darien Civic Engagement Project Applications Due 8/31
 
Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation is now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Darien Civic Engagement Project. Undergraduate students will earn 1.5 credits as they explore the ideals of encouraging active citizenship and apply their skills to register, educate, and mobilize Rutgers students as part of the non-partisan RU Voting initiative. Learn more here or download the application.



Highlights

The Institute welcomes its 61st class of Eagleton Fellows this year. The 27 graduate students hail from all three Rutgers campus locations in Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick and from a variety of departments and professional schools. Get to know the Class of 2018 Fellows here.
 
Women in Congress — across partisan lines — know their presence makes a difference. That is one key finding in a new research report by Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), Representation Matters: Women in the U.S. Congress.
Dr. Elizabeth C. Matto, associate research professor and director of Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation, is among the editors of Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines. The book's contributors include scholars from multiple disciplines, fields, and careers.
"A generation after Cuomo's time in office, it is clear to me at least, that America had in fact produced a modern Cicero - a pragmatic and yet philosophic executive of the first order." - Professor Saladin Ambar, senior scholar at the Eagleton Center on the American Governor, on his new book, American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism.
RU Voting, an initiative of Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation, has joined forces with Rutgers' Student Affairs to encourage civic participation as part of the Big 10 Voting Challenge.
 
Finding Gender in Election 2016: Lessons from Presidential Gender Watch was a collaboration between Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, working with expert scholars and practitioners to track, analyze and illuminate gender dynamics in the election. Read the full report or the highlights.
The Eagleton Center on the American Governor released a report providing advice to help nominees for governor prepare for the possibility of victory. From Candidate to Governor-Elect: Recommendations for Gubernatorial Transitions suggests what to think about and do before the election, along with a checklist of actions to take between the election and inauguration.


 

News and Announcements


We're Hiring!

Senior Program Coordinator - Science and Politics
This position is responsible for developing the Institute’s nascent science/technology politics initiative.

Public Relations Specialist II
This position is responsible for developing and implementing public and media relations plans for the Eagleton Institute of Politics.

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CAWP Tracks Record Breaking Year

Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics is tracking women candidates in all 50 states and offers analysis for understanding the numbers. Follow @CAWP_RU for the latest news and numbers.

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Survey Research Services

The Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling is now accepting new public and non-profit clients. Available services include surveys, focus groups, data analysis, and customized reports. Learn more here.

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Eagleton Welcomes the Miller Center for Community Protection and Reslience

The Institute is pleased to welcome a new center led by Professor John J. Farmer, Jr. The Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience (CPR), to be housed at and affiliated with Eagleton, engages in education and public service focused on protecting vulnerable communities. Learn more here.

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Governor Jon S. Corzine Archive

The Eagleton Center on the American Governor is pleased to launch the Governor Jon S. Corzine Archive. Watch the Opening Colloquium and learn more here.

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