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In the News

  • NPR News
    Opening on-campus early voting sites, installing a practice voting booth with sample ballots and throwing election turnout parties: These are some of the ways college campuses across the country are trying to get students to vote in Tuesday's midterm election...
  • The Fulcrum
    This piece on the growing influence of college student voters cites research from both our CIRCLE and IDHE research teams.
  • The Washington Post
    In a letter to the editor, Nancy Thomas, Director of our Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, talks about the distressing trend of increased barriers to student voting.
  • The Conversation
    Nancy Thomas, Director of Tisch College's Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) shares encouraging signs that point to increased college student voting.
  • The Washington Post
    The Washington Post highlights a recent report from Tisch College's Institute for Democracy & Higher Education on how colleges can improve political learning and engagement.
  • Inside Higher Ed
    Inside Higher Ed cites various ways IDHE helps promote political engagement on college campus, particularly its NSLVE data and a new report with recommendations for institutions.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    An interview with Nancy Thomas, Director of our Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, about our newest report on how colleges can facilitate political learning and engagement.
  • The New York Times
    Research conducted by Tisch College's Institute for Democracy & Higher Education is shaping universities' efforts to improve political engagement on their campuses.
  • Yale Daily News
    Voting participation among Yale students rose from 32.7 percent in the 2012 presidential election to 56.7 percent in 2016, according to a report from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement, or the NSLVE.

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