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American University Names Vicky Wilkins as New Dean for School of Public Affairs

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 00:00
American University announced today the selection of Vicky Wilkins, Ph.D., as the next dean of the AU School of Public Affairs.
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SIS welcomes Professor Naomi Moland

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
New SIS Professor Naomi Moland talks about her research interests and the importance of studying intercultural communication today.
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SIS professor works to build global environmental peace

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 00:00
Professor Ken Conca, an expert on water and environmental peacebuilding, discusses his work and upcoming Al-Moumin Award and Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Peacebuilding.
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Here are our Top 10 News Stories of 2017

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:00
Our students lobbied in Congress, visited economists at the World Bank, advocated for veterans’ rights, and so much more.
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Predictions for 2018

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 00:00
A new year is upon us. It’s time to look ahead to what’s in store for 2018. Every year, we ask SPA faculty their predictions for the coming year. Whatever the prediction, we wish you a happy and successful new year ahead.
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Does Political Participation or Affluence Affect Policy Responsiveness?

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 00:00
Political scientists have long studied what influences political participation and voter turnout. American University School of Public Affairs Professor Jan Leighley wanted to find out whether activism beyond voting really affected how lawmakers act.
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American University Uses Innovative Software To Boost Energy Savings

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 00:00
Data collected is used to bring about significant reduction in building’s energy costs and carbon footprint
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How to Save Lives Using Strategic Communication

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 00:00
American University senior Rafaella Pastor Ferrari studying Public Relations & Strategic Communication provides a perfect case study of how you can create change - and literally save lives - when you practice strategic communication effectively.
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How the Garden Grows: Graduate Student Plans Film on Arboretum

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
The short doc will celebrate the beauty of AU’s 84-acre campus.
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American University’s Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program Receives All-Inclusive Award

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
American University's Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program (FDDS) has been awarded the 2017 All-Inclusive Award by Color Magazine in the category of Leadership.
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American University’s Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program Receives All-Inclusive Award

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 00:00
The highly competitive scholarship program admits five freshmen annually.
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Podcast Featuring SPA Faculty Highlights How Gentrification Affects Washington, D.C.

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
SPA Associate Professor Derek Hyra talks with the Holistic Housing Podcast about his work researching gentrification and equitable urban development in D.C.’s famous U Street/Shaw neighborhood.
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Meet the 2017 Latino Alumni Alliance Book Award Winner

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Meet the 2017 LAA Book Award Winner who was selected from a pool of passionate and talented students.
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Science, Business and Meaningful Change

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00
Nicole Condon, MSSM ’15, came to Kogod for impact. She wanted to use her training in science to affect change in business—an ambition she now lives every day.
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Students Earn Analytics Certification and Professional Experience

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:00
Jason Mollica's class was able to road test new software and earn more than a grade this semester.
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Managing Cyber Risks: Three Misconceptions

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00
How do business leaders manage cybercrime? Ayman Omar's preliminary research reveals alarming trends in how businesses approach cyber risk.
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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
A recent American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies event highlighted the many changes in executive norms and federal regulations having an impact across the country.
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From Theory to Practice

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Davenport Coffee Lounge serves up rich aromas and a rich history

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
"The Dav" wasn’t always the beloved coffee purveyor we know today. Its history extends back decades to a time when SIS was only an idea.
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Why SIS’s Nora Bensahel signed #metoonatsec

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:00
Distinguished Scholar in Residence Nora Bensahel shares why she published an article about her personal experience as a woman in the national security field and what the response to her article has been.
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