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Why Public Service is Important Now More Than Ever

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
On Feb. 22, a panel of federal executives assured students that not only was there a place for them in public service, but it remains a noble calling.
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New Book: Make U.S. Globally Competitive by Transforming Childcare

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
A new book co-authored by SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey suggests that changes to America’s early childhood policies can improve the country’s competitiveness in the global economy.
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SIS to simulate G20 Leader’s Summit

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Ahead of the first Model G20 Summit to be held at the School of International Service on March 25, student organizer Nuha Hamid, SIS/BA ’18, discusses the initiative and what participants can expect.
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Help Raise Money for New SOC Fund for Students

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Donate to a new fund that helps SOC students who face financial barriers be able to pursue opportunities outside of the classroom like internships and film festivals.
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Women in Business. Women for a Cause.

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Liz Yu, MBA ‘17 and Nanelle Nortey, MBA ‘17, student coordinators of the Red Dress Gala, shares the importance of KWIB, and how their role as women in business also means supporting a cause.
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Being Counted: Professor Talks ‘Hidden Figures’ and Minority Women in Math

American University News - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
Math and Stats professor Monica Jackson found her calling at an early age.
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SPA’s Taryn Morrissey Named Urban Institute Visiting Scholar

American University News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey is working this semester as a visiting scholar for the Center for Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.
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Russia, Trump, and the 2016 election: What’s the best way for Congress to investigate?

American University News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
To understand Russian meddling in the 2016 election and links to President Trump's campaign, SIS Professor Jordan Tama's argues that an independent commission is the best investigation option.
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Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Speaks at SPA

American University News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
On Feb. 14, SPA and its Center for Environmental Policy welcomed U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Stephen Burns to campus talk about the changing landscape of the nuclear industry.
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SPA’s Taryn Morrissey Named Urban Institute Fellow

American University News - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:00
SPA Assistant Professor Taryn Morrissey is working this semester as a visiting scholar for the Center for Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.
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Leading the Way for Youth in Foster Care

American University News - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Lexi Ivers, SPA/BA ’18, is using her personal experience and current coursework to prepare her for a career fighting for foster children in the U.S.
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Former State Senator Capri Cafaro Joins SPA as New Executive in Residence

American University News - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Former Ohio State Senator Capri S. Cafaro is the newest Executive in Residence at American University’s School of Public Affairs in Washington, DC.
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Washington Semester Program Student Interns at the World Bank

American University News - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 00:00
Sebastian Urthaler heard about the Washington Semester Program from an alumni he knew in Germany. During his time in DC, Urthaler had the opportunity to intern at the World Bank.
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Commuter Challenge Game Inspires Empathy, Engagement

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
It started with the goal to explore the intersection of games and journalism, and merge those two worlds together.
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Continue Learning after Graduation through Alumni Audit

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
Alumni continue their education and professional development through the Alumni Audit program.
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ZooLights with the SIS Dean

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
SIS graduate student network with alumni at the annual ZooLights and SIS Dean's Reception with Dean James Goldgeier.
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Making Connections Through Dinner with Alumni: A Student's Reflection

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
Ugoeze Achilike tells about her experience meeting alumni and peers through the Dinner with Alumni series.
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A Message from AU Student Government

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
A Message from AU Student Government President, Devontae Torriente
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A Message from the Graduate Student Council

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
A message from the Graduate Student Council President, Gordon-Andrew Fletcher.
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Stories in America: DeRay Mckesson Talks Education and Social Change at AU

American University News - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:00
BLM leader says social justice activism will always be more important than popular.
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