Policy in Practice

Policy Radio | Sheikh Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, the “Green Sheikh,” on Environmentalism in the Middle East and Around the World

This week, we speak with the Green Sheikh, Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi, about his work as an environmentalist and the importance of direct personal engagement for promoting a sustainable future.

Early Childhood Education: A Governor’s Perspective

Former North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue shares her thoughts on early childhood education and the policy challenges that lie ahead.

Past, Present, and Future: Newt Gingrich Reflects on the Republican Party

Newt Gingrich on what he learned from the campaign trail, what to expect from Republicans over the next few years, and what he would do if he were Speaker of the House today.

Big-Time Sports: An Interview with Sanford School Professor Charles T. Clotfelter

Charles T. Clotfelter discusses the policy issues that surround commercial sports in American universities and gives a brief history lesson on UChicago athletics.

Policy Radio | Former US Representative Steve LaTourette Reflects on Public Life, Public Debt, and an Excess of Lawyers in Washington

This week we speak with former US Representative Steve LaTourette on what he accomplished during his two decades in Congress and how polarization in Washington and the growing debt go hand in hand.

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Selling Health Coverage: Steps to Ensure Active Enrollment

Enroll America’s Director of the Best Practices Institute, Jennifer Sullivan, discusses how her organization works to promote American enrollment in health coverage

Setting Priorities: What Research is Worth Funding?

Kei Koizumi from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy discusses how his office thinks about R&D funding in a time of budget cuts and economic uncertainty.

Bullet Proof: The Role of Policy and Data in Gun Control

The Director of the Violence Inquest for Solutions and Alliance (VISA) discusses the slow process of changing the culture of gun violence

Policy Radio | Richard M. Daley on his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana

This week, Julie Cooper speaks with former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley about his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana.

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