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NYU Wagner alumnus Jayson Browder (Global Executive MPA, 2015) was a recent guest interviewee at Carnegie New Leaders, a membership program for young professionals from a range of fields who wish to engage in a dialogue on ethics and international affairs.

A Presidential Management Fellow at The White House, Jayson discussed Veterans4Diplomacy (V4D), his new venture to help student veterans to develop into the next generation of American foreign policy leaders. The

NYU Wagner is delighted to announce that our outstanding faculty will be enriched by the addition of a number of distinguished scholars with deep expertise and broad experience in critical policy areas.

The new arrivals include eleven noted researchers, practitioners, and lecturers:

Mark A.R. Kleiman, a nationally recognized expert on criminal justice and the head of the NYU Marron Institute's Crime Reduction and Justice Project, will join Wagner as Visiting Professor of Public Service.

Julia Lane, an

Delivering a major policy speech at NYU Wagner, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York called August 11 for creating a development authority to marshal the federal funds, financing, and bipartisan political will necessary to replace the pair of deteriorating, century-old rail tunnels leading to Manhattan.

Senator Schumer

It is with the greatest sadness and regret that we note the passing of Dennis Smith, longtime NYU Wagner faculty member, colleague, and friend.

Dennis, who died July 27 after a lengthy bout with cancer, was a leading, beloved citizen of the Wagner community for more than four decades, devoting himself tirelessly to students, fellow scholars, alumni, and school staff. He was a ready and effective collaborator, and maintained extremely strong ties to his students, long after they had left his classroom and gone on to important roles in public

Professor Paul C. Light of NYU Wagner, a nationally recognized scholar of government reform, offered testimony Aug. 5 before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the U.S. Inspector General Office and the boundaries of its access to the records of government programs and agencies.

Light told the Committee, “I believe the Office of Legal Counsel drew the lines much too tightly,” and he added that Congress intended to give the government’s