Engaging Your Campus in the Elections—Six Key Ways to Act

How do we engage America’s 20 million students in America’s elections? The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) talking with over 500 campuses in 2008 and 750 in 2012 to do exactly that, with three quarters of them implementing new election engagement approaches as the result of our suggestions. In 2013, we ran a highly successful pilot project for Virginia’s statewide off-year elections.


The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is offering research grants of up to $2500 to qualified professors and students engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa. The deadline for applications is MARCH 15, 2014.
To stimulate new and diverse lines of discourse about the Middle East and Africa, ASMEA’s Research Grants program seeks to support research on topics that deserve greater attention.

CFA: 23rd Democracy & Diversity Institute in Wroclaw, Poland (July 3-19, 2014)

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) of The New School for Social Research (NY, USA) is pleased to announce its 23rd annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute that will be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland from July 3 to 19, 2014. Over the years the D&D Institute has gathered an exceptional international reputation as a major transatlantic bridge that brings Americans and Europeans closer to ideas generated in both parts of the world.


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