- Forging a New Housing Policy: Opportunity in the Wake of Crisis
- Hofstra's Center for Labor and Democracy Hosts Fundraising Luncheon and Lectures
- Michael Dukakis, 1988 Democratic Presidential Nominee, to Speak at Hofstra
- Faith, Prison and the Presidency
- History Will Come Alive at Hofstra University
- Hofstra President to Ring Opening Bell at NASDAQ to Mark October 15 Presidential Debate
- Gloria Steinem, writer and activist, to speak at Hofstra on Gender and Race in Politics
- Hofstra University Students “Rock The Debate” With Free Concert From Atlantic Record Recording Artist Jason Mraz
- Hofstra Students to Gather for Panel Discussion and Viewing of Second Presidential Debate
- National Center for Suburban Studies Releases Results of Only 2008 Presidential Poll to Focus Exclusively on Suburban Voters
- Hofstra Students to Gather Tonight for Presidential Debate Watch and Panel Discussion
- Campaign Speeches and Presidential Politics
- Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and President of the Council on Foreign Relations Richard Haass "What Will the Next President Do? Identifying the U.S. Agenda for 2009"
- Roundtable to Look at America's Foreign Policy and the 2008 Presidential Campaign
- In Advance of Presidential Debate, Hofstra to Host Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Reform
- Hofstra Preps for Historic Presidential Debate on October 15, 2008
- Muslim Gay Activist to Talk About LGBT Issues and the Presidential Election
- Hofstra University's Center for Civic Engagement Assists Voters in the Long Island Community
- Hofstra University's Educate '08 Program Presents On The Record: A Hofstra Presidential Conference Retrospective
- Michael Goodwin, Edward Rollins and Robert Zimmerman Featured in "2008 Election: Issues Up Close"
- George Stephanopoulos to Speak at Hofstra
- Hofstra University Museum Presents "The Presidents: 1933-2001, History of Presidential Conferences at Hofstra University"
- Dr. Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations To Speak at Hofstra University as Part of Educate '08
- Former U.S. Treasury Secretaries Paul O'Neill and Robert Rubin to Discuss Economic Issues Facing the Presidency
- WRHU, Radio Hofstra University Continues Its Award Winning Programming with Exclusive Convention Coverage
- Hofstra University Continuing Education and Elderhostel Present Program on U.S. Presidents
- Hofstra University's Center for Civic Engagement Receives a Grant to Create Living History
- Hofstra Students Join with African Counterparts in "Green Future Project"
- Paul Begala and Frank Luntz to Speak at Hofstra
- Progressive Students Union Promotes Hofstra's Second Annual Day of Peace
- International Stock Market Competition and Consolidation Focus of Hofstra Conference
- The Climate Institute's Chief Scientist, Michael MacCracken, Discusses Climate Change and Its Impacts
- Mary Matalin and James Carville to Speak at Hofstra
- Maureen Dowd and William Kristol to Speak at Hofstra
- Hofstra Entertainment Presents "Harry & Eddie: The Birth of Israel"
- Hofstra Hosts Earth Day Celebration
- General Barry McCaffrey to Speak at Hofstra
- "What Lessons Do Past Presidents Have for 2008?" A Biographers' Roundtable
- Tim Russert, Maureen Dowd, James Carville, Mary Matalin and David Gergen to speak at Hofstra for Educate '08
- David Gergen, Advisor to Four Presidents, to Speak at Hofstra University
- Economist, New York Times Op-Ed Writer Paul Krugman to Speak at Hofstra
- Norman Podhoretz to Speak at Hofstra
- Cook Political Report Publisher Charlie Cook to Deliver Keynote Address at Hofstra Presidential Symposium
- New York Times Chief Political Correspondent Adam Nagourney to Speak at Hofstra
- Hofstra-Brookings Institution Conference to Examine Future of Nation's Suburbs and Cities
- Hofstra Students to Study, Work at Republican and Democratic Nominating Conventions
- Hofstra University, Host of Final 2008 Presidential Debate, Launches Educate '08
- Hofstra's Center for Civic Engagement Celebrates Black History Month
- Hofstra University to Host Third and Final Presidential Debate in 2008
- Commission on Presidential Debates makes site visit to Hofstra University
- Newsday: November 5, 2008: Campaign '08 ignites young Long Islanders' interest
From get-out-the-vote drives on college campuses to student blogs from the campaign trail, this presidential election unleashed a wave of enthusiasm among young voters.
- Times Beacon Record: October 29, 2008: Doing the debate, meeting Martha by Meagan O'Connell
Two Hofstra University student reporters, including a graduate of Centereach High School, went from behind the scenes to the spotlight this month.
- NewYork Times: October 12, 2008: A College in the Eye of a Debate by Bruce Lambert
THE eyes of the nation will turn to Hofstra University on Wednesday night as Senators John McCain and Barack Obama face off here in their final debate of the presidential campaign.
- Newsday: October 9, 2008: Demand for tickets to presidential debate at Hofstra by Karla Schuster
The calls and e-mails began almost immediately after Hofstra University was tapped to host next week's third and final presidential debate.
- Newsday: October 6, 2008: While spending millions on debates, universities hope to draw attention and educate students
- Bellmore Herald: October 3, 2008: Educating voters at Hofstra University
- The Examiner (New York): September 29, 2008: Verizon Business Provides Communications for Presidential Debate at Hofstra University
Verizon Business is providing the communications links for the more than 3,100 members of the media who are expected to converge on Hofstra University to cover and broadcast the third and final presidential debate of the general election season.
- PR Newswire/News Buzz: September 21, 2008: Commission on Presidential Debates Hails 2008 Formats as 'Historic Breakthrough'
Paul G. Kirk, Jr. and Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., the co-chairmen of The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), today announced the finalized formats of the 2008 presidential and vice presidential debates agreed to by the Obama and McCain campaigns, calling them "a breakthrough in the history of televised debates."
- CBS Sportsline: September 19, 2008: Pecora, Hofstra program making way for history.
by Gary Parrish
It's less than one week until moving day at Hofstra.
- St. Louis Today: September 19, 2008: Schieffer's work keeps surprising him
Bob Schieffer, who's talked to every president since Richard Nixon, is glad he didn't retire last year.
- Newsday: September 19, 2008: Presidential debate could be Hofstra's big break by Karla Schuster
In a few weeks, Hofstra University hosts the third and final presidential debate, bringing international attention and a wider audience to a campus that has been quietly forging a new identity for years.
- New York Daily News: September 16, 2008: Presidential race heads into final 50 days
by Thomas M. DeFrank
- The Daily Mississippian: August 27, 2008: Debate events planned across U.S. by Taylor Hill
As the University of Mississippi continues to prepare for the 2008 presidential debate in September, Hofstra, Washington and Belmont universities are also undergoing the same process for the second and third presidential debates.
- New York Times: August 24, 2008: For the Last Presidential Debate, a Nation’s Eyes Will Turn to Hofstra by Marc Santora
When Stuart Rabinowitz, president of Hofstra University on Long Island, began his quest to play host to one of this year’s presidential debates, he was told by many friends and associates that the odds were not in his favor.
- CBS News: August 21, 2008: McCain, Obama Agree On Fall Debates
- Time Magazine online: August 21, 2008: Joint Statement On Presidential Debates
- New York Times: August 5, 2008: Moderators Set For Presidential, VP Debates
- USA Today: July 28, 2008: 100 days to go: The presidential race's red-letter days by Susan Page
The longest presidential election season in American history is about to enter its final stretch.
- Sacramento Bee: June 27, 2008: Formats proposed for three debates
Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama would sit at a table at two of three presidential debates this fall, according to a formal proposal unveiled Thursday, which, perhaps unintentionally, would neutralize Obama's height advantage.
- Newsday: June 6, 2008: Hofstra unveils site of presidential debate by William Murphy
As the presidential campaign settled into what appears to be a battle between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain, Hofstra University yesterday showed off its campus facilities where the two will meet in October in the third and final presidential debate.
- New York Post: May 7, 2008: Election Fever: Local Students Head For Prime Internships At This Year's Conventions by Erika Prafder
POLITICS as usual? Not for those who haven't a clue how the presidential electoral process works or what this year's hot issues are. Fortunately, New York's academic institutions are a wealth of information and knowledge if you're interested in becoming more schooled and well versed on these subjects. Hofstra University is leading the way, as it prepares to host the third and final presidential debate this October 15...
- Long Island Business News: April 25, 2008: Shaping a president: Square pegs, round holes, oval office by John Kominicki
- Newsday: February 6, 2008 : Hofstra students have Super Tuesday primary by Sophia Chang
Super Tuesday seemed almost beside the point at Hofstra University's primary-watching party last night. Every few minutes, a student wandered up to the five flat-screen televisions lining the room - one of the Hempstead university's studios in its Communication Department - and stared intently.
- Newsday: November 21, 2007: "Hofstra had right stuff to land debate" Community support, facilities and location were deciding factors in awarding university the presidential event…
- Newsday: November 21, 2007: Editorial column: Presidential debate on LI: a coup, a chance
- Newsday: November 21, 2007: Editorial: World's eyes on Hofstra Choice of site for presidential debate is great opportunity for university, LI
Hofstra's will focus on foreign policy and will be the first general election presidential debate in New York since 1960.
- Newsday: November 20, 2007: Home field at Hofstra? University will host contest that could be a showdown pitting NY rivals Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton
Along with focusing attention on Hofstra and Long Island, the debate could mark a homecoming for Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) or former New York City GOP Mayor Rudy Giuliani, or both - provided they survive the presidential primaries and become their parties' nominees.
- Long Island Business News: November 20, 2007: Hofstra scores debate
- New York Observer: November 19, 2007: Hofstra to Host a Presidential Debate by Azi Paybarah
Hofstra University on Long Island is going to host a presidential debate on October 15, 2008, according to a knowledgeable source.
- Newsday: Apr 27, 2007: "Hofstra wins debating points" by Olivia Winslow
Attending the brief public portion of the university's meeting with the debate commission's production team were [Thomas Suozzi], state Sens. Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) and Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray. Hempstead Village Mayor Wayne Hall attended the news conference, but not the meeting.
[Marty Slutsky] was accompanied by two other debate producers, Tammy Johnston and Rory Davies. Secret Service agents and Nassau County Police Insp. Robert Turk also attended.
- Newsday: April 4, 2007: "Hofstra wants to host an '08 debate" by Rick Brand
"It was such an invigorating intellectual exercise that it persuaded me it would be a great educational experience for the entire community," [Stuart Rabinowitz] said. "Many people talk about the lack of engagement among the young in the political process. This is the antidote to that." Last year Hofstra launched a $1.5-million center for presidential studies.
Hofstra is competing against previous hosts including North Carolina's Wake Forest, Washington University in St. Louis, Arizona State University, Centre College in Danbury, Ky., and University of Miami, which hosted the last debate in 2004.
Hofstra's only competition from the Northeast is Wesleyan University in Connecticut. The last presidential debate in the region was held in Boston in 2000. But Hofstra officials say New York hasn't had a debate since 1960 when John F. Kennedy and then- Vice President Richard M. Nixon met in a Manhattan TV studio.
- New York Times' Empire Zone blog: April 3, 2007 Hofstra Applies to Host Debate By Sewell Chan
Hofstra University is one of 19 institutions that have applied to host presidential debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates…
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