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Public Scholarship Series Recap

FABBS, in conjunction with the Scholars Strategy Network, is continuing our June Series on Public Scholarship with conversations regarding strategies and opportunities to elevate public scholarship efforts in academic departments.

Connecting with Congressional Offices brought together experts in building relationships with lawmakers and translating research to policy. Speakers included:

Parisa Parasafar, PhD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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Bridging the Socio-Economic Divide in the Era of Covid

We’ve been told for eons that to get ahead you need to pull yourself up by your bootstraps.

Not really, according to new research in Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Data show, and 83 percent of Americans agree, that higher education is essential and “one of the most robust routes out of poverty,” Wendy R. Williams and Harmony A Reppond write in “More Than Just Hard Work: Educational Policies to Facilitate Economic Mobility.”

Yet in the world of

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