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The Red Planet

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 00:00
SPA professor talks about the challenges of sending people to Mars.
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A Deal with Iran—Three Questions for Robert Kelley

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 00:00
After intensive negotiations, world powers and Iran announced a landmark deal on Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program. We asked SIS Assistant Professor Robert Kelley, an expert on public diplomacy and civil society, for some insight:
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We All Scream for Ice Cream

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 00:00
These steamy summer days may have you wilting, but they do make cooling off with a frozen treat even more satisfying. July is National Ice Cream Month, so curl up with one of these titles and a big sundae.
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Professor Wins Department of Defense Grant

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
Michael Robinson receives nearly $1.5 million to study topological methods for analyzing data in defense department grants.
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Faculty Conduct Policy Research at the Wilson Center

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
In the past four years, several faculty members at the School of International Service (SIS) have received prestigious fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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The Role of Religion in Environmentalism

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
American University professor's book examines religious roots of the modern environmental movement.
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MSOD Hosts Professor Marshak for Discussion on New Book

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
On June 27th, AU SPA Professor and author Robert Marshak joined a group of students, faculty and alumni to discuss his new book on organization development.
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OUT and about with LGBT Pride

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
The AU Pride Alumni Alliance had a busy month with bi-coastal alumni engagement.
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AU Night at Nationals Park

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
On Friday, August 28, the AU community will again celebrate the university’s partnership with the Washington Nationals.
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Shaping the Future of Nonprofit Data

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 00:00
The School of Public Affairs recently brought together an engaged group of scholars from to explore better ways to collect and use data from nonprofits.
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Secret Lives: Christine Weidner

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 00:00
The seventh article in this profile series offers a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at Christine Weidner, a student worker turned Library Operations Specialist, who is about to depart for the next step in her academic career—an MA/PhD program!
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Director Najjar Finds Humanity in the Rubble

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 00:00
"I didn't realize...how much film and telling stories saved me from drowning in anguish and gave me hope," says Najjar.
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Fin-tastic Collection Highlights for Shark Week

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:00
Sink your teeth into our Shark Week collection highlights. AU Library has picture books, streaming videos, and scholarly works relating to everyone’s favorite apex predator.
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Boardwalk Bound

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 00:00
AU alum Haely Jardas wins Miss DC and prepares for Miss America.
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AU's School of Public Affairs' Key Executive Conference 2015

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:00
The 6th Annual Key Executive Conference was a resounding success this year, with more than 200 people turning out for the sold-out event.
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American University Ranks No. 1 Nationally for PMF Finalists

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:00
AU maintains top position with nine more finalists this year.
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Spotlight on the International Communication program

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:00
The International Communication (IC) program at the School of International Service is for students who are interested in the intersection of culture and international affairs.
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SPA Has Strong Presence at the Risky Behaviors Conference in Turkey

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 00:00
Faculty members and a Ph.D. student from the School of Public Affairs recently made an impactful showing at this year's AMERB conference in Izmir, Turkey.
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Game Design Student Scores at GDC

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 00:00
Student snags slot at the 2015 Game Developer’s Conference.
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Institute Advances Research at SIS

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 00:00
The International Affairs Research Institute (IARI) works to support faculty, staff, and doctoral students as they seek to operationalize their research and acquire external funding.
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