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Where Are they Now? Matthew Barresi (MS health promotion management ’11)

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00
We’ve asked alumni from across the College of Arts and Sciences to check in with us and let us know what they’re doing now. The first in the series is health promotion management graduate Matthew Barresi.
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Oscar Shortlist for Documentary Shows Spike in Diversity

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:00
Doc shortlist shows lack of racial and gender diversity that traditionally plagues the Oscars.
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Students Selected for Full Frame Fellow Program

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 00:00
The Film & Media Arts division, the Center for Media & Social Impact and the Public Communication division are all sponsoring seven students to participate as graduate fellows in the Full Frame Documentary Festival
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Why Public Service is Important Now More Than Ever

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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