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Eagleton Science and Politics Fellowship Program

The Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Eagleton Science and Politics Fellowship Program.

The program will offer PhD-level scientists and engineers the opportunity to apply their scientific training and expertise to the development and implementation of relevant state policy in New Jersey. Applications are due January 13, 2019.

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Center for American Women and Politics scholars Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J. Carroll draw on interviews with over three-quarters of the women in the 114th Congress in their new book, A Seat at the Table. They analyze the perspectives of the congresswomen as the they seek to make a meaningful difference in elected office.  
Gender Watch 2018 is a non-partisan project of Eagleton’s Center for American Women and Politics and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation to track, analyze, and illuminate gender dynamics in election 2018.   
Center for Youth Political Participation (CYPP) director Elizabeth C. Matto delivered a powerful video message on why everyone should care about voting. For more information on CYPP’s efforts to increase student voter turnout, see NJTV’s story on RU Voting and Professor Matto’s Q&A with Rutgers Today.
Thirty-six states will elect a governor on November 6th. For information on each race, check out this factsheet created by the Eagleton Center on the American Governor.
Eagleton is now on Instagram! Follow @RU_EagletonInstitute and never miss what’s happening.
You have to show up, and you have to hold them accountable. - A’Lelia Bundles. Bundles, the former chair of the National Archives Foundation, spoke at the Center for Youth Political Participation’s Constitution Day lecture, “To Form a More Perfect Union.” Watch the full video, as well as her video message from the lecture about voting.


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"Rutgers Helps Students to Register, Vote in November Midterm Election"

Elizabeth C. Matto, director of Eagleton's Center for Youth Political Participation, discusses civic engagement.
Read the Q&A here.

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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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Rutgers-Eagleton Poll Recent Releases

Governor Murphy's First Year: Verdict Still Out for Many New Jerseyans, But Gov. Does Well on Economy, Education, Transportation

New Jerseyans Support Marijuana Legalization, Expungement, Taxation

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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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