Alexandra Blankenhorn


Three Students Arrested at Hedge Fund Protest Downtown

“We wanted to shut down the building, and we did for several hours.”


May 17, 2016

Law School Hiring New Professors to Launch Experiential Learning Program

The American Bar Association now requires law students to take hands-on learning classes.


April 12, 2016

A Conversation With Professor Austan D. Goolsbee

"I hope we get back to a serious campaign about ideas."


February 26, 2016

The IOP's Leaders of Color Program, One Year In

"Our goal at the end of the day is to become the biggest network of students of color at the University."


February 5, 2016

MacArthur Fellows Program Releases Events for Upcoming Year

Many of the Chicago-based foundation’s events will take place in Chicago and be free and open to the public.


January 18, 2016

IOP brings six new fellows to campus for winter quarter

“The newest part about the fellows program [this quarter] is the emphasis on the race to the White House, and that's reflected in [the] four Democratic and Republican strategists.”


January 12, 2016

Outside that system defies boundaries of university, UCPD

"She is most interested in observing seemingly banal spaces as a way to understand the definitions of space and place."


November 2, 2015

Moroccan ambassador speaks at the Institute of Politics

Ambassador speaks on Morocco’s strategies to de-radicalize jihadists in region.


October 27, 2015

IOP Director launches new podcast, “The Axe Files”

David Axelrod has “real…honest conversations with fellow practitioners in politics and journalism.”


October 9, 2015