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The Magic Mix of Mentorship That Worked for Me

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Chronicle Vitae, "College affordability is one of 2016’s biggest campaign issues. But the United States ranks in the top 10 internationally in..."
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Five important tax tips your accountant may have missed

Pamela Hopman, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Quartz, "As April 18 draws ever closer, you can practically feel the panic levels of millions of Americans rising across the country. It’s tax…
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My Daughter’s Decision to Foster Children

Martha Winters Gilliland, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the HuffPost Parents, “ 'Will you pick your grandkids up from gymnastics tonight? We’re attending a workshop on becoming foster parents.'  'What?' I turned…
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How Emotional Support Animals can Take our Pain Away.

Cindy Godwin, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the Elephant Journal, "The use of emotional support animals is on the rise—and coming under attack.  There was the turkey..."
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Not-So-Rosy Reality of Campus Race Relations

Beth Mitchneck, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow, and Tess Carter. This piece was first published in US News and World Report, " College presidents can't rely on rhetoric alone to generate real change and opportunities for minority students…
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Other worries in addition to lead in the water

Paloma Beamer, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This pieces was originally published in The Hill, "We know very little to nothing about the thousands of other chemicals our children are exposed to every day. Lead poisoning in…
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We Should Be Hounding Congress About Their New Social Security Rules

Pamela Hopman, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This pieces was first published in Slant, "In December, the Feds raised interest rates, and rumor is it may raise them again in the coming months. This move was seen…
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Student and Faculty Diversity Movements — Apart and Together

Beth Mitchneck, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow and Tess Carter. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post, "Last month, Marvin Krislov, President of Oberlin College, responded to African-American student demands by refusing..."
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Candidates and Local Leaders Need to Face Up to Climate Change

Stephanie Sklar, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in Huffpost Green. "In spite of the historic Paris climate meeting in November and agreement to limit the increase in the global average temperatures to 2 degrees…
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Meet the 20 women selected as 2015-2016 Fellows.

The third year of the Tucson Public Voices Fellowship starts this fall as we welcome 20 new Fellows, selected from a highly competitive pool. The Fellows include academic leaders from the University of Arizona and community…
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