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Palmer quoted in US News article on accessing Social Security services

"If you don't have online access, the only alternative presumably will be to call the Social Security Administration national number and hope for the best," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.

April 7, 2020

Reeher discusses the economic stimulus plan with Sinclair Broadcast Group

The plan "demonstrates to the American public that the federal government is taking a very proactive and very strong approach toward trying to shore up the economy and the economic pain that’s coming from this," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.

March 27, 2020

Palmer quoted in US News article on retirement finances, coronavirus

"If you want to sign up for the first time, I would advise doing so through the Social Security Administration website, since the volume of phone traffic will be excessively high," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.
March 25, 2020

MAIR alum explores Tunisia's socioeconomic hardships in Carnegie blog

Hamza Mighri '19 MAIR, coauthored an article called "Tunisia's Perennial Priorities," which covers some of the socioeconomic problems that previous governments failed to tackle.
March 23, 2020

Palmer quoted in US News article on maximizing Social Security income

"If you don't already have 35 years of covered earnings at the max level, then your benefit is going to be higher if you work longer," says University Professor and Dean Emeritus John Palmer.

March 10, 2020

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Dutkowsky speaks to Spectrum News about the stock market drop

"'The Dow's off 1,000 points, oh my goodness, that's horrible.' But the Dow's [near] 30,000 points, so that's a 3% drop," says Donald Dutkowsky, professor emeritus of economics, adding that a 3% drop is not good, but not awful. "I would advise investors to take a deep breath. If you're in it for the long-term for like your pension, take a deep breath and stay the course."

March 2, 2020

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Book by Serin Houston offers Seattle as case study of urban governance

A new book by Serin Houston ’11 PhD (Geog) uses Seattle as a case study, delving into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. The book, Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance, was published in May by the University of Nebraska Press as part of its “Our Sustainable Future” series.
June 11, 2019

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