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Roper Center Invites Hosting Proposals

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is moving its world-class archive of public opinion surveys to a new base of operations, the Center's Board of Directors announced Monday. There will be no break in service for providers or members.

"After a 40-year tenure at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, we're looking forward to a bright future under a new operating relationship," Board Chairman Robert Shapiro said. "Our growing revenues, burgeoning membership and 501(c)3 non-profit status position us well for the transition ahead."

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A Hero's Welcome: the American Public and Attitudes about Veterans

Silhouette of American soldiers in front of the flag

Next week, Americans will pay tribute to those who have served in the military. Though the country has long been united in the belief that former soldiers deserve respect and honor, the question of what exactly the government owes its veterans - and whether it is fulfilling those obligations - has been more controversial. A look at public attitudes about veterans' benefits.

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Crossposted on Huffington Post Pollster


When the Wall Came Tumbling Down: The American Public and Berlin

Young man uses stone pick on the Berlin Wall

When the Berlin Wall fell twenty-five years ago this week, America rejoiced in what was widely seen as a new opportunity for peace in the world. But in the early years post-World War II, when the partitioning of Germany stood at the center of tensions between the Russians and the Western Allies, the public saw the future of Berlin lying dark under the threat of war. How the American people viewed the division and reunification of Berlin.

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Crossposted on Huffington Post Pollster


Frontiers in Undergraduate Research - Fall 2014

Fall Frontiers - discover the diversity of student research. Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wilber Cross South Reading room

Frontiers in Undergraduate Research is the annual poster exhibition of student research, scholarship, and creative projects. Frontiers is a chance for students to share their work with the UConn community and with visitors to campus.

Four Undergraduate Research Assistants from the Roper Center present their research poster projects.

Read the research posters of Katie Cavanaugh, Ian Fignon, Marissa Piccolo and Emma Sifre.



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