The Maryland Critical Issues Poll was conducted from April 12th-17th, 2017 and fielded by Nielsen Scarborough. The poll covers multiple issues ranging from the Trump Presidency to the border wall, the role of Russia in the U.S. election, immigration, and much more. Below please find links to the actual questionnaire, a report on the key findings, and a graphic study of the poll.
(Via Professors Shibley Telhami and Stella Rouse, the director and assistant director of the Critical Issues Poll):
The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts The Sadat Forum with Thomas Friedman in conversation about his new book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations and its implications for our times with Shibley Telhami. This event, followed by a book signing and a reception, will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland College Park, MD.
RSVP at your earliest convenience via go.umd.edu/sadatforum2017
The Global Religion Research Initiative provides scholars interested in pursuing questions "related to the structure, practice, and influence of religions worldwide with resources to complete their work."
C-Span's Road to the White House covered the Smithsonian Associates sponsored event on November 10th. Panelists, including GVPT department chair Irwin Morris, MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt, CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty, and U.S. News and World Report’s Kenneth Walsh, analyzed the results of the 2016 election and looked ahead to 2020.