An Eagleton Professor’s Efforts to Bring Civic Engagement into Classrooms across the Globe

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Eagleton Highlights

Jan. 26: Lipman 2021 Chair Yamiche Alcindor

Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) is thrilled to announce that PBS journalist Yamiche Alcindor will be the 2021 Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership. Her Lipman Chair lecture, Truth in Journalism: Reporting on Politics and Identity in America, will be held virtually on January 26th, 2022 at 12pm EST.

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Apply by February 11th

This donor-supported award program provides up to $5,000 awards to outstanding Rutgers undergraduate students for in-person summer internships in government/public service in Washington, D.C.

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Feb 15: Documentary Viewing and Discussion

Elie Honig will host a viewing and discussion of his documentary commemorating the 60th anniversary of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, widely known as the “Architect of the Holocaust.” Honig is an Eagleton faculty associate, member of Temple Emanu-El, and CNN Senior Legal Analyst.

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News & Announcements

NJ.com Op-ed: Let's stop fighting each other and tackle our common foe: the virus

NJ.com published an op-ed written by Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr. "Our republic will remain in peril until we find a way to require that opinions are clearly labeled as such and news reporting aspire to fairness. Until we reconceive and adapt to cable news and social media a form of 'fairness doctrine,' we will continue to be susceptible to charismatic demagogues who profit from our divisions, and January 6, 2021 will be seen not as a final shot but as an opening volley," wrote Professor Farmer.

Rutgers’ Eagleton Students Gain Hands-on Redistricting Experience

A team of undergraduates at Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics is redrawing the lines of Congressional and legislative districts to advocate for fair representation for New Jersey’s 9.4 million residents. The new project, “NJ Redistricting: Community Engagement Prioritizing New Jersey’s Communities of Color” allows students to work alongside Fair Districts New Jersey - a non-partisan coalition fighting to reform and inform the state’s redistricting process.

Harold H. and Reba Martin Legacy Fund

Harold and Reba Martin established the Harold H. and Reba Martin Endowed Fellowship at the Eagleton Institute of Politics to support the Eagleton Graduate Fellowship Program in Politics and Government. Learn more about the latest Eagleton Legacy Fund.

This Moment in Democracy

Eagleton presents This Moment in Democracy, a Fall 2021 update on the Institute's research, academic programs, and public service efforts. Learn more and get involved.

This We Believe

"Participants of Eagleton’s This I Believe project were asked to reflect on the lessons they’ve learned over the past year during the pandemic and the political upheaval that followed the killing of George Floyd and the 2020 election. The response has been overwhelming and remarkable," said Eagleton Director John J. Farmer, Jr.

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