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#SPA80for80: Professor Chris Edelson

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00
When it comes to emergency presidential power and the war on terror, Professor Chris Edelson literally wrote the book.
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#SPA80for80: Matthew Pittinsky, SPA/BA ’94

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 00:00
Matthew Pittinsky has combined his experiences in technology, policy, and education to lead two successful education-related technology firms in his career.
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#SPA80for80: Davonta Ellis, SPA/BA ’14

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:00
Graduating in December, Davonta Ellis has worked closely with SPA faculty to examine the effects of extra-legal factors upon sentencing outcomes.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Bob Durant

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 00:00
In an era of bureaucrat bashing, Professor Bob Durant has challenged students, scholars, and policymakers to see the nobility of a career as a public manager.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Bill LeoGrande

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
Former dean Bill LeoGrande recently completed a multi-year research project on U.S. relations with Cuba.
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The Outbreak and the Aftermath

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 00:00
An American University Ebola working group is formed to help West Africa.
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From Newsroom to Classroom and Back Again

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Victoria St. Martin shares why she left a job at the Star-Ledger for SOC's journalism MA program and talks about her new beat at the Washington Post.
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#SPA80for80: Audra Dial, SPA/BA ’94

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Audra Dial, one of Atlanta’s top lawyers, credits SPA with honing her interests in the foundations of the court system.
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A Feather in Their Caps: Patriot League Honors Kogod Field Hockey Stars

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
Two Kogod student athletes stand out on the field and in the classroom, as the teammates celebrate the end of the field hockey season with Patriot League awards.
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More Data? No Problem. Kogod Prepares Professionals with New Masters of Science in Analytics Degree

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
With so much data in today’s world, companies crave experts to help make sense of it all. Kogod’s new Master of Science in Analytics program will help a new generation of business analysts succeed.
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Be Thankful for: Music, Movies, and Books

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:00
This article highlights a small collection of books, videos, and music which attempt to discover the truth about the Pilgrims, the Mayflower, and that harvest nearly 400 years ago.
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Covering the Elections: SOC Edition

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
What classroom? Graduate sudent Paola Chavez spent Nov. 4 covering the elections for major news outlets.
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Shakespeare in the Alley

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
American University scholar in residence discusses the legacy of Bob Dylan.
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#SPA80for80: Betsy Fischer Martin, SPA/BA ’92

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
After taking advantage of AU's exceptional internship program, Martin went on to a long, successful career with NBC, eventually leading "Meet the Press" as executive producer.
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Alt Break Endowment Honors Chaplain’s Legacy of Social Justice

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Named for Alt Break pioneer Joe Eldridge, endowment supports student exploration.
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Food for Fines at the AU Library

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
This article details the Food for Fines program, which allows patrons to pay their Library fines with donated food. These food donations go to the Capital Area Food Bank.
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#SPA80for80: Professor Erdal Tekin

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Erdal Tekin joined the School of Public Affairs in August 2014 to be in the epicenter of policy decision-making.
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A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
The AU community shares the things they are thankful for.
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Benefits of Whistleblower Programs Outweigh Costs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
New study provides policymakers and regulators with data that proves the benefits of whistleblower involvement outweigh the costs.
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#SPA80for80: Jennifer Fernandez, SPA/MPP ’15

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:00
2014 Reilly Scholar Jennifer Fernandez paired an early focus on housing issues with a new passion in pursuing environmental policy after joining SPA's MPP program.
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