Public Administrators of the 21st century face many governing challenges. In order to explore in more depth one potential challenge for public administrators, students will research and complete an assignment focusing on a growing challenge. Students will identify and research a particular issue or challenge confronting public administrators. Students will apply their knowledge of best practices in public administration and management by suggesting recommendations for how to address those challenges via scholarship. Practitioners need to hone skills in research, evaluation, and application of knowledge to develop enhanced critical thinking and problem solving in the field.