Class of 2019 Explores Challenging Dynamics between Political Campaigns and the Media

In October the Class of 2019 traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Learning Lab II experience, designed to allow sophomore Park Scholars to develop a critical understanding of a nationally-relevant topic by interacting with leaders immersed in that issue. The class chose to examine how leaders balance ethics and efficacy when navigating the relationships between political campaign organizations and the media—a particularly relevant topic in the context of the contentious 2016 presidential election.

Kimberly Spence ’11 Weighs in on North Carolina Fracking Debate

posted 2011.08.30 Shortly after graduating with a degree in biological sciences and a minor in international studies, Kimberly Spence ‘11 began her summer with Environmental Defense Fund.   As the water resources and public policy intern in the Land, Water, and Wildlife Division in the organization’s Raleigh office, Spence conducted a research project to begin assessing the potential impact that natural gas drilling and the process known as fracking could have on North Carolina’s water resources. Spence’s project is a direct
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