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William LeoGrande, professor of government, spoke with the International Business Times on October 21 for an article detailing the cooperation between the U.S. and Cuba in light of the recent Ebola outbreak.

James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, made a guest appearance on FEDtalk on October 17 to discuss the call for reform of the Congressional ethics process.

Robert Tobias, distinguished practitioner in residence, spoke with Francis Rose on "In Depth" on October 15 about labor-management relations, specifically regarding the Veterans Affairs Department's time spent on union business.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with The Hill on October 12 about the pressure for President Obama to change his advisory staff in the White House as he reaches the last two years of his presidency.

Patrick Griffin, professorial lecturer of government, told the Associated Press on October 9 that blaming politicians for missing votes and attendance, the latest campaign tactic, is "a tool of the silly season" in elections.

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  • October 21 A League of Her Own

    Actor and activist Geena Davis appears at All-American Weekend.

  • October 9 Finding Wales

    Matt Waskiewicz ’16 researches economics in Wales on a Fulbright Summer Institute grant.

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