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Diplomatic Collaboration during the US-Iran Hostage Crisis

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:00
We caught up with Professor David Banks to learn more about the behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts to resolve the US-Iran hostage crisis of 1979.
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Alumna Mackenzie Kelley Wins Fulbright to Study Type 2 Diabetes

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:00
Alumna Mackenzie Kelley (Magna Cum Laude, BS biochemistry ’18) has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Award for Research.
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Ami Patel’s Expertise is VIPs

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 00:00
Ami Patel is the vice president of artist relations and VIP services for The Forum, a concert venue in Inglewood, California, operated by The Madison Square Garden Company, where she manages everything from exclusive ticket packages to after show parties.
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Award-winning Reporter Chris Halsne Joins SOC as First Investigative Broadcaster in Residence

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 00:00
Veteran reporter Chris Halsne will be joining American University School of Communication this fall as the inaugural Investigative Broadcaster in Residence.
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Remembering Toni Morrison

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 00:00
Renowned and celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. Morrison is one of the world’s most celebrated authors and will truly be missed. Here are some of her definitive novels available in our collection.
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Ambassador Earl Anthony (“Tony”) Wayne Joins American University School of International Service

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 00:00
Ambassador Earl Anthony (“Tony”) Wayne, the former United States Ambassador to Mexico and Argentina and former Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs, joins SIS as a Distinguished Diplomat-in-Residence.
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Start a Business, Make a Home: PhD Grad on Local Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 00:00
Antoaneta Tileva examined immigrant businesses in Mount Rainier, Md., Takoma Park, Md., and Falls Church, Va.
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Smokey (the) Bear Is Still Keeping His Watchful Eye on America’s Forests after 75 Years on the Job

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
On the occasion of the 75th birthday of American icon Smoke Bear, SOC professor Wendy Melillo discusses the origins and legacy of this long-standing public service campaign.
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Q&A with Online MA in Strategic Communication Student Kimberly Reason

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
Kimberly Reason is a strategic communications professional with over 20 years’ experience. She spoke to SOC about her experience in the Online MA in Strategic Communication program.
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Get to Know New Sine Executive Director Amy Dacey

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 00:00
Dacey talks political compromise, good bosses, and golf.
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Betsy Fischer Martin Shares Insights on July Democratic Primary Debates

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 00:00
Betsy Fischer Martin, executive director of the Women & Politics Institute (WPI), shared her insights of the recent Democratic primary debates.
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From Veteran to Venture

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 00:00
Kogod alum-turned-professor helps veteran entrepreneurs launch their businesses.
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SPA and Guidehouse Bring Experts Together to Discuss Data Management

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
SPA and Guidehouse - a provider of management, technology and risk consulting services to the public and commercial sectors - convened a panel of thought leaders on July 30 to discuss strategies in the increasingly complex field of data management.
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AU and Arena Stage Team Up to Support Nation’s Top New Theatre Artistic Directors

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:00
American University and Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater hosted a first-of-its-kind Artistic Director Intensive Program last week.
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JPO Unveils New Resources for Drug Treatment Courts

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 00:00
The Justice Programs Office (JPO), a research center in the School of Public Affairs, showcased its new resources during the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Rise19 Conference.
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New Poll examines the Tricky Question of ‘Electability’

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 00:00
Gender on the Ballot - a non-partisan project founded by the Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF) - released a new poll that examined the question of electability with likely voters in the 2020 presidential election.
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A World War II Battle Holds Key Lessons for Modern Warfare

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 00:00
A defender that can hold out while inflicting greater losses on its attacker can wear down an adversary – reducing the threat of additional attacks.
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How Do You Measure Success in the National Security Sector?

Tue, 07/23/2019 - 00:00
The latest podcast episode of Mission is Possible, a series about national security management, highlights the benefits and challenges of measuring success.
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Geographic and Gender Bias in Undergraduate IR Teaching

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:00
SIS professor Sarah Knight's recent research explores geographic and gender bias in undergraduate international relations teaching.
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From Urban Resilience to Abolitionist Climate Justice in Washington, DC

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:00
SIS professor Malini Ranganathan and Eve Bratman, a professor at Franklin and Marshall College, recently published an article which investigates the history of environmental racism and opportunities for climate justice in the District.
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