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#MyWagnerLife: Takiema Bunche Smith (EMPA)

Follow Takiema's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about expanding her leadership and management skills in the Executive program, attending the Global Summit on Childhood in Costa Rica, working to increase access and equity in education, and juggling school/work/family.

An Insider’s View of the Affordable Care Act

Dean Sherry Glied, who served as Assistant Secretary at HHS and was intimately involved in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, offers an insider's perspective on the landmark legislation.

The Wagner Experience: Kathryn Gonzalez (MPA)

"I think coming to New York City for graduate school was important because of the complicated nature of problems that exist here—I wanted to know what they were and be learned in the art of addressing those problems."

Alumni in Action: Sean Thomas Breitfeld (MPA-PNP)

After attending NYU Wagner, Sean became Co-Director of the Building Movement Project, which advances the potential for nonprofit organizations to have an impact in building movements for progressive social change.

The 47 or 67 Percent?

Professor Nirupama Rao presents an alternative way to interpret the data about people who don't pay federal taxes.

#MyWagnerLife: Bernard Ortega (MPA-HPAM)

Follow Bernard's "day in the life" as he live-tweeted about working full-time in healthcare, studying health policy and management, being an Army veteran, immersing in the NYU Wagner community, and appreciating NYC's beauty.

Alumni in Action: Harold Pettigrew (MUP)

After graduating from NYU Wagner, Harold returned to his native Washington, D.C. eventually becoming the lead of the Small Business Resource Center, a government agency aimed at encouraging small business growth through demystifying regulations and trainer-to-trainer advising.

The Wagner Experience: Tatiana Zorgno (MPA)

"During these two years, I got exposed to the many different things you can do in public service. Before, I was worried that I was going to come into this field and not have enough career options, and now I feel I have too many."

Special-Ed Reform—Is It Working?

Professor Leanna Steifel discusses her research on New York City's new approach to special education and what kind of impact the reform may have on students.

#MyWagnerLife: Ashley Putnam (MPA-PNP)

Follow Ashley's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about living in Bushwick, taking Operations & Policy class, interning at HUD, doing Capstone in Tanzania, joining student organizations, and exploring social innovation.

#MyWagnerLife: María Paz Hermosilla (MPA-PNP)

Follow María's "day in the life" as she live-tweeted about being an international student, living in NYC on a budget, studying #opengov and public innovation, taking core classes, using NYU resources, and finding a roommate.

New York: The Future Now

Professor Mitchell L. Moss explores how New York City continually reinvents itself and adapts to new demographic, economic, and technological forces.