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PR Pros Share Insights at NYC@AU2

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:12
Alums say tenacity and networking are key to building a career in public relations.
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Never Too Late: Final Semester Course Guides Alumna’s Career Path<br />

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:41
Christyn Enser, BA/SOC/CAS ’14, learned IT skills from Kogod that she uses everyday in her job at the Associated Press.
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A History of Success: A look back at AU Men’s Soccer

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:46
On September 5 the Men’s Soccer team defeated #1 ranked UCLA. We asked alumni to reflect on their own highlights.
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#SPA80for80: Zachary Rybarczyk, SPA/MPP ’15

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:54
Zachary Rybarczyk believes his Boren Fellowship in Morocco will teach him "the successes and challenges of providing urban and rural populations with clean water and adequate sanitation."
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Packard Foundation Establishes “Reilly Endowment” at SPA

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:50
The Center for Environmental Policy was awarded a $500,000 philanthropic grant from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, establishing the William K. Reilly Endowment.
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Magic and the Brain, October 9

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:46
An exciting evening of magic and mental jujitsu.
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Off-Campus Eagles Offer Neighborly Advice

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:46
Thinking of moving off campus? Get the lowdown from other AU students.
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Lorena Gimenez

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:20
With a heavy heart, I write to inform you of the tragic death of School of International Service undergraduate student Lorena Gimenez, who passed away late last week after being struck by a county bus in Fairfax County, Virginia.
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#SPA80for80: Jonelle Williams, SPA/BA ’09

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 17:51
When FDR founded the School of Public Affairs in 1934, he envisioned great opportunities for future students – for initiative, for constructive thinking, and for practical idealism. SPA alumnus Jonelle Williams epitomizes those ideals.
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Database of the Month: DSM Online

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:53
October’s Database of the Month feature showcases the DSM Online, a critical resource for anyone studying psychological disorders.
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Meet New Mathematics and Statistics Professor Michael Baron

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:45
Michael Baron is a new professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
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ISIS in Iraq and Syria: Three Questions for Joe Young

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:17
The United States is leading an international coalition against the extremist group ISIS, which has seized parts of Iraq and Syria.
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Professor Emerita of Sociology Earns Lifetime Award

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:16
Esther Ngan-ling Chow wins the 2014 Jessie Bernard Award from the American Sociological Association.
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Get to Know the People Behind the Scenes at AU Library

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:26
The second article in a series of profiles, sharing the secret lives of our Library personnel. This profile takes a look at Library Operations Specialist, Kathryn Braisted—and her secret life as a community food systems activist.
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Want Diversity in Docs? Look to Public TV

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 16:22
A new study from the Center for Media & Social Impact shows public television remains the leading source of programming
that represents diverse creators and characters.
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#SPA80for80: Deon Jones, SPA/BA ’14

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:23
On a mission to close the educational opportunity gap, Deon Jones is a young SPA alumni working to affect positive change that can be felt by all.
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Julia Child, Cupcakes, and the Politics of Food

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:13
American Studies program students publish new issue of Food, Media, and Culture.
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#SPA80for80: Derek Hyra, Director, Metropolitan Policy Center

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:32
As a talented, young basketball player, Derek Hyra was introduced to the urban devastation of drugs, gangs, and crime. Director of SPA's new research center, Metropolitan Policy Center, Hyra's experiences translated into public policy initiatives.
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Spotlight on the GEP Program

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:49
The Global Environmental Politics (GEP) program at SIS is committed to training the next generation of environmental leaders.
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McKinley Milestone

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:54
AU community celebrates SOC's new home in the McKinley Building.
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