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News: Finding Common Ground

CNN host and SNF Ithaca Fellow Van Jones had a candid discussion with Valerie Biden Owens about the need for all of us come together in civility to unlock the true bipartisan power in U.S. politics.

News: SNF National Student Dialogue

The Biden School hosted nearly 20 academic institutions nationwide for its inaugural Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Ithaca National Student Dialogue in Delaware this April.

News: First Sister Valerie Biden Owens Discusses New Memoir

Mika Brzezinski had a conversation with Valerie Biden Owens about her new memoir 'Growing Up Biden' and her life experiences.

News: National Civil Discourse Leader Joins UD’s Biden School

Timothy J. Shaffer is joining the Biden School as its first Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Chair of Civil Discourse. Shaffer will guide the SNF Ithaca Initiative's academic curricula and experiential learning programs.