• May 2016
    Funding Research Projects Affecting Public Health

    David Robinson served in the U.S. Army for 22 years. He is now the Federal Financial Budget Analyst at the National Institutes of Health. “What public service means to me is that I can wake up every morning and know that I will touch the lives of millions of people with the work I do,” he says. Learn more about David’s career.

  • May 2016
    Emergency Managers Help Communities Cope with Disaster

    George Navarini has been involved in emergency management, as both a professional and a volunteer, for more than 40 years. “This career really gave me the ability to save lives and relieve people’s suffering after a disaster,” he says. Learn more about George’s career and how emergency managers have a direct impact on people's lives before, during, and after a disaster.

  • May 2016
    Opera Based on Iraq War Experience of AMU Student

    By Leischen Stelter

    Many combat veterans choose not to share their war experience, even with family and friends. However, former U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Christian Ellis is sharing not only his worst experiences – watching his comrades die during the Iraq War and the struggles he faced afterwards – but allowing them to be the subject of an opera.

  • May 2016
    Improving Police Response Time Doesn’t Reduce Crime, So Why is it Still Important?

    By Dr. Chuck Russo

    For most of the last 100 years, agency administrators had been operating under the assumption that getting to the call quicker can increase arrest rates. Research, however, has shown that this is not the case: Response times actually have little impact on arrest rates. So why does response time still matter to agency administrators?

  • May 2016
    Is Intelligence an Art or a Science?

    By Erik Kleinsmith

    In professional circles, newsgroups, and forums, the question of whether intelligence analysis is an art or a science is a perennial topic of discussion and disagreement. If you are lucky, you will gain an appreciation for both views and ultimately come to see them as complementary rather than in conflict. Where do you fall on the spectrum?