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June 3 on NBC's 'Meet the Press': Bob Shrum Gives First Q&A on His New Book, 'No Excuses'

June 3 on NBC's 'Meet the Press': Bob Shrum Gives First Q&A on His New Book, 'No Excuses'

On Sunday, June 3, Bob Shrum, Senior Fellow at NYU Wagner, gives his first interview on his much-anticipated book, "No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner." Remember to tune in, or check in soon with Wagner's home page, at www.wagner.nyu.edu, for access to a complete transcript. Tim Russert is moderator of "Meet the Press" on NBC. The show is seen from 9-10 a.m. in most markets. In Washington, D.C. and New York City, however, the broadcast is seen from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

On Tuesday, June 12, Wagner will present a public forum on the book, featuring the author. Professor Shrum is a veteran poltical consultant who began his career as a speechwriter for John Lindsay and most recently worked as a campaign strategist for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. RSVP at http://www.nyu.edu/wagner/events/noexcuses.php or call 212.998.7546.

Kovner-Behrman Health Forum Explores Paths to Improved Decision-Making in Healthcare

Kovner-Behrman Health Forum Explores Paths to Improved Decision-Making in Healthcare

NYU Wagner's Sherry Glied, Dean and Professor of Public Service, convened the 20th annual Kovner-Behrman Health Forum before a capacity audience in the school's home in the historic Puck Building on March 23. Entitled "Check Your Intuitions," the event brought together leading health experts for a discussion and an audience Q&A on how to improve decision making in health policy and management.

Professional insights gleaned from research and hands-on experience were offered by: James Knickman,Derzon Clinical Professor of Health, NYU Wagner, and Director of the Health Evaluation and Analytics Program, NYU Wagner and the School of Medicine (below right); Maja Djukic, Assistant Professor, NYU College of Nursing (below left); and Jon Sendach, Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, NYU Wagner.

The informative and lively discussion was moderated by Thomas D'Aunno, Professor of Management, NYU Wagner (pictured top right).

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The Kovner-Behrman Health Forum was established by NYU Wagner Professor Anthony Kovner in 1996 to convene health experts for dialogue about how to improve the healthcare delivery system. With extensive experience as both a health practictioner and academic, Professor Kovner recognized the value of bridging the gap between the two sectors. Each year, experts at the Forum discuss a different healthcare topic that is relevant to both practioners and researchers, with the goal of learning from one another and improving overall health outcomes.

Kristof responds! NYT columnist answers critique from Wagner's own Dave Algoso

Kristof responds! NYT columnist answers critique from Wagner's own Dave Algoso

On Friday, 10/29, Nicholas Kristof responded to some critiques of his column in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine, including one penned by Wagner student Dave Algoso for Foreign Policy. Kristof writes, "My Sunday magazine piece a week ago on young Americans engaging in do-it-yourself foreign aid projects sparked a good bit of reaction, including some thoughtful criticisms. You can read the comments below the previous blog post to get a flavor. Let me try to address some of the complaints."

Read the rest of his response

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