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Candidates too eager to strain military

Kristine A. Huskey, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Stars and Stripes,”Donald Trump was well-advised to do an about-face on ordering troops to commit war crimes.  The fledgling lawyers in the class I teach, “The Law of Armed Conflict,” know that torture and targeting civilians violate domestic…”

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Why Good Schools Are Happy Places

Carrie Brennan, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Huffington Post Education”Visit my son’s elementary school at 8:00 a.m. any morning of the year and you’ll find a festive spirit in the air. In the courtyard, where the entire school gathers to start the day, there is music playing..”

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What does Ghana have to celebrate in its 59th year of independence?

Phyllis Clark Taoua, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow and UA student Francis Mbawini Abugbilla. This piece was first published in The Conversation, “Ghana has long been a symbol of Africa’s promise. But it has also been a reflection of the pitfalls of the continent’s post-independence era.  The country…”

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My Turn: ‘I know, “kindness” sounds soft, but it is anything but’

Jeannette Maré, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in The Arizona Republic, “My Turn: Students are reportedly harassing visitors to the Islamic Center of Tucson, and there are good reasons why we all should take that personally. Arizona just made national news again. This time…”

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It’s Time to Reveal the Secrets We’ve Been Keeping About Work-Life Balance

Tricia Serio (2015-2016 Fellow) and Allison M. Vaillancourt. This piece was first published in Huffpost Impact. “When former Secretary of State Madeline Albright recently said, “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other,” we turned to each other and wondered…”

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Maureen Coomler: Now is the time for Arizona to reinstate KidsCare

Maureen Coomler, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the Arizona Daily Star, “When state legislators froze KidsCare in 2010, more than 40,000 of Arizona’s children lost their health insurance coverage. Now, a bill that would …”

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Creating Community: Part 3 – Hard Conversations in an Online Classroom – ‘Heart of Darkness’

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Fellows, with Tim Fraser-Bumatay, Daniel Herrera, and Ryan Kelly.  This piece was first published in Educational Technology & Change Journal, “The questions we were left with at the end of the Othello discussion included one that came up again later in the..”

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Stephanie Sklar: Clean power plan provides promise of a cleaner energy future

Stephanie Sklar, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in The Arizona Daily Star, “Earlier this month the Supreme Court halted enforcement of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, giving a win to the 27 mostly Republican-led states that are suing to have the new regulations overturned.  Arizona…”

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Creating Community: Part 2 – Hard Conversations in an Online Classroom – ‘Othello’

Judith McDaniel (2015-2016 Fellow) with Tim Fraser-Bumatay, Daniel Herrera, and Ryan Kelly.  This piece was first published in Educational Technology & Change Journal, “The four of us are all teachers in face-to-face classrooms, and we have all needed to have difficult conversations about race…”

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Why Niger’s Presidential Election Matters

Phyllis Taoua, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in The World Post, “On February 21, Niger will vote in the first round of a presidential election. This has barely been a blip in the western media — the the New York Times published its last article on Niger…”

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