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D’Ante Smith’s Journey from the Football Field to ESPN

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 00:00
D'Ante Smith spent his undergraduate career playing college football before he came to SOC for graduate school. Now, he's a professional digital journalist with ESPN.
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Center for Israel Studies Hosts Conference on Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 00:00
Scholars, activists, and refugees will gather at American University on Sunday and Monday, Nov. 10-11, for a public conference focused on refugees and asylum seekers in Israel.
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Diversity and Inclusion for Student Veterans

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:00
AU and the Student Veterans of America cohosted an important roundtable discussion.
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How You Engage: Study Looks at the Nexus Between Social Media and Social Anxiety

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:00
PhD student Nicolette Carnahan examines anxiety and online engagement.
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SIS’s Model G20 Summit Continues to Grow

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 00:00
After a third year of dramatic growth, the Model G20 Summit at SIS has become a well-established tool for training future and current diplomats.
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Creating Gender Inclusive Schools with Documentary Filmmaker Jonathan Skurnik

Mon, 10/28/2019 - 00:00
Students and professors joined award-winning filmmaker, Jonathan Skurnik, as he screened his film, Creating Gender Inclusive Schools, and hosted a workshop on October 16.
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Feature Fridays

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:00
In the Music Library's ongoing series, this week's feature is from student assistant Ariel Krysmalski, who reviews Payton's Place by Nicholas Payton.
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William Hubbard, Chief of Staff, Student Veterans of America

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:00
Will Hubbard is a founding member of AU Vets.
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Meet Jimmy Lynn, Co-Founder of Kiswe Mobile

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:00
A veteran of 30 years in the sports and entertainment sectors, Jimmy Lynn is a pioneer of the digital sports space.
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SPA Grad on Reopening NYC’s iconic Russian Tea Room, Returning to DC

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:00
Ken Biberaj has great ties to – and great stories about – time in NYC and DC.
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NBC's Chuck Todd Joins SOC for Latest American Forum

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
On October 10th, NBC News Political Director and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd joined SOC and Professor Jane Hall for a conversation about the latest explosive developments in news and politics.
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Timely Discussion of Brexit as Vote Looms

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
With news of a possible deal on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union looming, a panel of American University experts gathered to discuss Brexit at an event sponsored by SPA and the E.U. Transatlantic Policy Center in SIS on October 15th.
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Blockchain in Action

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
Blockchain is already being used in surprising ways, and more applications are coming down the pike.
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Women and Power: Changing the Narrative

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
The Women & Politics Institute at SPA and the Women in Public Service Project hosted a recent discussion about the challenges female candidates face and how many are many are leveraging social media to get their messages out.
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New Study Finds that Nursing Homes Run Better with Experienced Managers

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
New research by American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) researchers shows the value of job tenure when it comes to managerial effectiveness in nursing home operation.
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Third Annual STEAM Faire a Huge Success

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 00:00
The sciences came to life at the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building during American University’s third annual celebration of Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, and Mathematics.
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Five Questions for Patricia Agupusi

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:00
We spoke with with Patricia Agupusi for our getting-to-know-you series with new SIS faculty.
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Follow the Numbers: Nate Silver Analyzes 2020 Presidential Election

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:00
It’s what everyone’s dying to know: Who will win the 2020 election and become the next President of the United States? An overflow audience packed into AU’s Katzen Arts Center last Thursday to hear statistician Nate Silver share his predictions.
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Growth and Promise: Leading PR Executive Gets More Involved at AU

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:00
Michael Kempner, SPA/BS ’81, discusses his alma mater, his career in PR, and his local-to-national political education.
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The Business of Communication: Strategic Communication Masters Students Make Successful Entrepreneurs

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:00
Meet three Strategic Communication Master's Students who run their own successful companies.
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