News & Events

  • Connect 2 Politics engages students in the political arena

    Mar 23rd, 2015 in News

    As Duke prepared to play at Notre Dame in a January basketball match-up, Notre Dame’s hometown mayor Peter Buttigieg seemed to be on the wrong campus. But Buttigieg’s Duke visit was no mistake. He was here for Connect2Politics (C2P), an initiative of the Hart Leadership Program (HLP). C2P introduces students…Read More.

  • Tommy Sowers Participates in Elections Series

    Sep 29th, 2014 in News

    Professor Tommy Sowers participated in the first installment of Duke University’s Election Discussion series. Sowers, along with political science professor David Rohde, spoke via videoconference with political consultant Brent McGoldrick (T’97) in Washington. Sponsored by the Duke University Office of Public Affairs and Government Relations, along with Duke in Washington…Read More.

  • Katie Hood Quoted in Fortune Magazine

    Sep 29th, 2014 in News

    Hart Leadership Program Senior Fellow Katie Hood, who has taught the “Women As Leaders” class for the past three years, is quoted in Fortune magazine's story on celebrities and feminism. Hood was recently named the CEO of the One Love Foundation which raises awareness about the warning signs of relationship violenceRead More.

  • Katie Hood Named CEO of One Love Foundation

    Sep 18th, 2014 in News

    Katie Hood, Senior Fellow in the Hart Leadership Program who has taught the “Women As Leaders” class for the past three years, has become the CEO of the One Love Foundation.  Established in 2010 in honor of UVA student Yeardley Love, who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, the One Love…Read More.

  • Professor Morris Speaks at MediaLab Boot Camp

    Aug 27th, 2014 in News

    Marty Morris participated in a two-day workshop giving graduate students tips on how to get policymakers to pay attention to their research. See the entire story at Duke TODAY.Read More.

  • Alma Blount received Susan Tifft Sanford Teaching and Mentoring Award

    May 19th, 2014 in News

    "The Susan Tifft Teaching and Mentoring Award went to co-director of the Hart Leadership Program Alma Blount. In their nominations, students described her as 'fierce, passionate, not afraid to be tough,' and said, 'if I could take seven more classes with her, I would.'” Read more. Read More.

  • Hart Leadership Program Featured in DukeToday

    Oct 21st, 2013 in News

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  • Apply to FEMCAMP!

    Oct 7th, 2013 in News

    APPLY TO FEMCAMP! Application Deadline: October 18th FEMCAMP is a retreat that aims to equip (aspiring) social justice activists with required leadership skills and tools for leading social change. The retreat will assist students in building critical consciousness, explore methods of carrying out activism, and will allow them to connect…Read More.

  • Remembering the 1969 Allen Building Takeover

    Sep 12th, 2013 in News

    On September 12, Duke held the official opening and reception ceremony for the 1969 Allen Building Takeover Exhibit as part of a seires of events to commemorate the integration of the university. Former SOLster Caitlin Johnson (Trinity '12) curated the exhibit, which includes newspaper clippings, audio recordings, filmed interviews, and…Read More.

  • Two HLP Faculty Members Arrested at Moral Monday Protests

    Jul 11th, 2013 in News

    Two HLP faculty members, Robert Korstad and Steve Schewel, were arrested for peacefully protesting the North Carolina General Assembly's actions.Read More.