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Jesse Kerzner
October 12, 2017 | Students

Vinson Fellow to explore law enforcement recruitment and retention

I cannot express enough how thankful I am to be part of such an incredible opportunity. I have been itching to get involved at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government since I first heard about its goals and values as a first-year student.

October 11, 2017 | Students
Rachel Kelley

Vinson Fellow to explore issues affecting Korean Peninsula

I am a fourth-year Foundation Fellow majoring in International Affairs, with a double minor in French and Korean. Throughout my college career, I have focused on security studies.

Kavi Pandian
April 25, 2017 | Students

Vinson Fellow explores state's plan to meet new federal education rules

My research project with Dr. Russ Cook this semester began with a challenge—having to change the nature of my research project. I had planned to explore the elements of Georgia’s plan to meet federal Every Student Succeeds Act educational standards. ESSA promulgates federal education standards and replaces No Child Left Behind requirements.

April 24, 2017 | Students
Jennifer Hardister

Municipal fund balances targeted for Vinson Fellow's spring research project

My research project through the Vinson Fellows program this semester is concerned with fund balances, or equity in government funds, in Georgia’s cities. Specifically, I studied the amount carried in these balances in reference to the cities’ written policies, an established benchmark, and other financial data collected over multiple fiscal years.