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From Washington Semester to Washington Insider

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:00
After interning at the Democratic National Committee, Ariana Hooks scored a full-time job with that same office. Here's how she did it.
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Men's Basketball Hosts Sustainability Game Night

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:00
Join fans on Monday night to celebrate basketball and sustainability
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Alum Restaurateur Fulfilled His Dream in the Neighborhood

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:00
You may have heard about Chris Nardelli’s restaurant in the news a few years back.
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A Culture of Resilience, Not Security

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:00
Cybersecurity expert Rebekah Lewis comments on Uber’s latest data breach scandal.
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Professor Stefanie Onder joins SIS faculty

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:00
Professor Stefanie Onder, a development economist who studies the trade-offs between economic development and sustainability, joined SIS this past fall.
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A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:00
In his new book, Daniel Fiorino, distinguished executive in residence at the American University School of Public Affairs, argues that policymakers need to protect the environment if they want the economy to grow in the long-term.
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Bill Gentile Releases New Short Documentary: "Fire and Ice on the Mountain"

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
American University professor Bill Gentile has released "Fire and Ice on the Mountain," a short documentary film exploring the intersection of climate change and religion in Peru.
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New Research Examines the Broken Alliance of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
A new paper written by SPA Assistant Professor Tricia Bacon and coauthor Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault, an assistant professor at Georgetown University look at the way leadership styles have driven a wedge between Al Qaeda and the Islamic State.
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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Two Alums Promote Sex Education for LGBTQ Youth

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:00
Emmett Patterson and Lex Loro continued their innovative work post-graduation.
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Ryan Hansan, Kogod/BSBA ’08, has an Appetite for Success

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:00
Alum helps start-ups launch food businesses in D.C. at TasteLab Marketplace in Union Market.
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2017 Black Alumni Alliance Book Award Winner

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
Every year, as summer draws to a close, the AU Black Alumni Alliance chooses its Book Award recipient.
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New Book Explores Citizen Involvement with Privatized Programs

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:00
The U.S. government contracts out an array of services to the private sector, spending nearly $500 billion a year. Just how and why citizens get involved in these programs is the focus of SPA Associate Professor Anna Amirkhanyan’s new book.
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Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Welcoming the Newest Alumni Board Members

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
Meet the university’s next alumni leaders.
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Searching for a New Job? New Study Says Talking to Friends and Family Boosts Chances of Success

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
New research co-authored by a Kogod School of Business professor finds job seekers who discuss their search with friends and family are more active job seekers than those who don't.
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American University Offers ICF-Accredited Executive Coaching Program

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
On February 12th, 2018, American University’s School of Professional & Extended Studies will begin the fourth cohort of Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance (LCOP), an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program.
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Charley Fogel, CAS/BA ’13, Helps Fellow Alums Navigate Career Development

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
We sat down with Charley to discuss their position as AU’s Alumni Career Programs Coordinator.
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SIS’s living peace legend: Abdul Aziz Said

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Professor Emeritus Abdul Aziz Said shares how he championed an active approach to peace and came to serve as an SIS faculty member for nearly 60 years.
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Student Covers the Human Impact of Ending TPS for Salvadorans

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Journalism student Ambar Pardilla talked to families in the DC area who have built a life on TPS.
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Meet AU SOC’s New Comedian in Residence

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 00:00
Bethany Hall, a talented comedy writer and performer, will work on the Center for Media & Social Impact’s “The Laughter Effect” initiative
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Investigative Journalism Honored at Golden Globes

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
Lewis accepted a major grant for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a group he founded in 1997.
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