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Tobias to Analyze State Department’s OIG

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 13:49
Bob Tobias was recently appointed to the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Academy Panel, which will conduct an organizational analysis of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of State.
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Students Explore Diversity in International Affairs

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:46
This summer, Humanity in Action, an international educational organization, launched the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship, a one-month program that brought together a group of twenty-three graduate students from across the United States and Europe.
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Dramatic Weight Loss a Win for AU Shuttle Bus Driver

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:34
Three years ago, Kevin Wyatt, an AU shuttle supervisor, had a wake-up call to make some significant changes to his lifestyle.
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Meet New SETH Professor Kathleen Holton

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:17
A Q&A with new SETH professor Kathleen Holton.
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Meet New Biology Professor Mark Laubach

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:53
A Q&A with neuroscience researcher and new biology professor Mark Laubach.
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Learning All Summer Long with WINS Interns at USDA

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:49
Under Secretary Avalos details the advice he gave to students at the WINS closing ceremony on July 25, 2014.
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Sophomores’ Top 10 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:44
Number one: Hold on to your Ryan Gosling posters.
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Student Media Leader: Jessica Wombles

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:54
A lesson in hard work and dedication to social justice.
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How Fans Mourn the Death of Popular TV Series

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:06
New consumer research uncovers bereavement stages when coping with the loss of a TV series
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Does Family Stunt Women’s Political Ambition?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:20
New research from AU’s Jennifer Lawless  debunks myth that traditional family structures and roles contribute to women’s lower political ambition
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Get to Know the People Behind the Scenes at AU Library

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:31
The first article in a series of profiles, sharing the secret lives of our Library personnel. This profile takes a look at Music Library Coordinator, Sam Reggio—and his secret life as a vinyl collector and music enthusiast.
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Faculty Tackle Ethics, Entrepreneurship and More at AEJMC 2014

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:02
SOC faculty share expertise and award winning papers at key industry conference this week.
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Getting a Jump-Start

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:24
Community of Scholars program gives high school students a taste of college.
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Crack Open a Classic

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 15:40
Summer is the ideal time to pick up a book that you never finished—or always meant to read. If you are looking for some great summer reading recommendations, the Library has got you covered. Check out these suggestions from Library personnel.
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Professor’s Book Examines Terror Authorization Act

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:51
Professor Shoon Murray’s new book The Terror Authorization: the History and Politics of the 2001 AUMF, asks whether it is time to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) act and explores how two presidents have used this "war" authority.
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STEP Students Connect with Alumni on Capitol Hill

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:10
The summer program is giving freshmen career goals even before their first semester.
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Targeting the Brain to Treat Obesity

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:41
AU researchers say therapies should focus on areas of memory and learning.
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2014 Israel Writing Award

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:25
Phoebe Bradford won the 2014 Center for Israel Studies Israel Writing Award.
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Creative Writing Alumni Win Accolades and Awards

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:10
Alumni Abdul Ali is the latest MFA graduate honored for his work.
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Meet New SETH Professor Jennifer Steele

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:33
A Q&A with education policy expert and new SETH professor Jennifer Steele.
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