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Sine Fellow Cody Keenan Shares an Insider’s View on Speechwriting and the Obama White House

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00
Speechwriter Cody Keenan has penned the words of Barack Obama for more than a decade. This semester he shares his insights through a series of seminars with the Sine Institute of Policy & Politics.
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American University’s School of Public Affairs Receives High Recognition in New U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 00:00
AU SPA Receives High Recognition in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Public Affairs Graduate Schools rankings
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A letter from President Burwell

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 00:00
Alumni, you reached out to us to offer support and encouragement—you asked us how you can help our students.
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Symposium Gives Insight Into the Future of Investigative Broadcast Journalism

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 00:00
In today’s digital age, students and industry professionals alike are constantly wondering what the future of investigative broadcast journalism will look like.
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PhD Graduate Explores Human Connection and Technology in Public Diplomacy

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
Samantha Dols research provides new insights into how humans form meaningful connections that transcend barriers of distance and culture.
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SOC Hosts Ethnographer Jeffrey Lane to Discuss Award-Winning Book, “The Digital Street”

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
The School of Communication’s Internet Governance Lab hosted Jeffrey Lane, assistant professor of communication at Rutgers University, on February 27 for a roundtable discussion of his new, award-winning book, “The Digital Street.”
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Work-Life Off-Balance

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
Kogod MBA alum and CFO of Tegna, Victoria Harker, says she doesn’t believe in work-life balance on a 24-hour schedule.
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Female Ambassadors Share Stories on International Women’s Day

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 00:00
Female ambassadors to the U.S. from Afghanistan, Iceland, Oman and Rwanda spoke on campus at a panel moderated by Betsy Fischer Martin, executive director of the American University School of Public Affairs’ Women and Politics March 4.
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New CIO Urges Students: Make Brave Choices

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
Steve Munson, AU’s new vice president and chief information officer, talks about his role.
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Influencers? The Rise of a New Communications Career Path

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 00:00
More people are giving up the traditional career route and making a living from social media. These internet stars create a range of content, from toy promotion videos to vlogs documenting daily life, that can be found all over the internet.
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Vulnerabilities in Cybersecurity: U.S. Election Infrastructure

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 00:00
This article explores how vulnerabilities in cyberspace continue to threaten the security of the U.S. election system and the significant need for safeguards.
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Vulnerabilities in Cybersecurity: U.S. Election Infrastructure

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 00:00
This article explores how vulnerabilities in cyberspace continue to threaten the security of the U.S. election system and the significant need for safeguards.
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New Psychology Research Shows Children and Teens Worry About Political Issues

Thu, 03/05/2020 - 00:00
It’s unclear that children’s and teens’ worry is a cause for concern, or that it is interfering with their mental health functioning.
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Game Design Programs Ranked #15 by Princeton Review

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 00:00
American University’s MA in Game Design and MFA in Games and Interactive Media surged to #15 in the world according to the just-released 2020 International Rankings by Princeton Review.
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New CIO Urges Students: Make Brave Choices

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 00:00
Q&A with new CIO
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In Legacy: Associate Professor Emerita Carol Bird Ravenal

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 00:00
In Memorium: Carol Bird Ravenal.
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 00:00
Women’s History Month is celebrated every March to honor the contributions of women throughout history. Check out the works of these outstanding women in our collection.
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New CIO Urges Students: Make Brave Choices

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 00:00
Q&A with new CIO
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Analysis of Affordable Care Act Shows Promising Impact on Health

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 00:00
As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks its 10th anniversary, a new study of the literature on how the insurance expansions have affected health outcomes finds encouraging news.
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SOC Takes Students Inside the Spin Room and the News Room

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 00:00
Students will have the opportunity to study the 2020 presidential election in an intensive course on the campaign taught by political analyst Prof. Leonard Steinhorn, who created the course and has taught it every presidential election cycle since 2000.
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