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A.U. Alumnus Returns as a Professor and an Advocate for Artists

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
Linda Bloss-Baum reflects on her shift from AU alumna to AU professor, and how her course, “Protecting the Creative Class,” helps Kogod students envision a career in Business and Entertainment.
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Legend Has It: Prof Shows Fake News a Problem Long Before Facebook

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 00:00
W. Joseph Campbell's updated book takes on false quotes, additional media myths.
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Trump’s address to Congress: Expert reaction

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 00:00
After Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, Professor Jordan Tama reacts to bipartisanship under Trump "for The Conversation."
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AU No.1 among Medium, Grad Schools for 2017 Peace Corps Ranking

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
AU recognized as one of top volunteer-producing universities in nation.
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AU and Audubon Work to Make Campus an Environmental Sanctuary

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
Thanks to a team of environmental science students, American University recently received certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP).
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WMP Helps Students Transition into College Life

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 00:00
The Washington Mentorship Program is a great opportunity for anyone who takes advantage of all it has to offer. Elizabeth Williams entered the program as a freshman at American University in the fall of 2012.
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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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