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Women of Color Healing and Empowerment Circle
Notice your value. Reclaim affirmation. Speak your truth.
September 20th, October 4th, November 15th at 5:30PM
MGC 3-4
Facilitated by the Counseling Center, Women's Initiative, and Sister Sister AU

Student Life ·

Healing Together

Women of Color Healing and Empowerment Circles aim to help students replenish themselves in order to thrive and lead.
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Norman Early headshot provided by law firm.

Alumni ·

Early Leader: The First Black Student Body President Reflects on AU in the 1960s

Norman Early went on to become Denver’s district attorney.
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Theo Wilson (left) and Peter Holley (right).

Alumni ·

Becoming Lucius25: What to Know Before Attending our Crucial Conversations Event

The School of Professional & Extended Studies sits down with spoke word artist Theo Wilson and Washington Post reporter Peter Holley to talk race, politics, and the internet age.
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Gil Ruiz poses in a blue tshirt, with nature in the background.

Alumni ·

To Learn the Art of Political Lobbying, this Alumnus has Words of Advice

Washington Semester Program alumnus, Gil Ruiz, credits his Sustainable Development Professor, Dr. Heather Heckel, and his experience in DC overall as a huge boost to his career preparedness. Read his story!
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Chryssa Zizos

Communications ·

Zizos Builds on Success with Launch of New Company

An American University alumna is launching a new Communications training software company in 2018.
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Alessandra Clará, SIS/MA ’16, points to a whiteboard with writing

Alumni ·

Alumna propagates social entrepreneurship through consultation and education

Alessandra Clará, SIS/MA ’16, explains how she and classmates in the MA in Social Enterprise program co-founded Strategic Good after graduation to spread the concept of social entrepreneurship to organizations around the world.
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Book cover for 21st Century Cooperation: Regional Public Goods, Global Governance, and Sustainable Development.

International ·

Regional cooperation: the key to peace and prosperity

International cooperation and the provision of public goods are essential to the world’s prosperity, contends 21st Century Cooperation, a new book featuring several SIS contributors.
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Professor Anthony Fontes

International ·

SIS welcomes Professor Anthony Fontes

Professor Anthony Fontes, a human geographer and ethnographer focusing on Central American gangs and migration to the US, joined SIS this fall.
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Democratic leaders are more likely to adopt social media. They are held to higher standards of accountability than their autocratic counterparts.

Research ·

The Internet Bully Pulpit: Why Do World Leaders Adopt Social Media?

President Trump is not the only leader to embrace social media. A recent study by SPA’s Professor Thomas Zeitzoff reveals that 76 percent of world leaders had an active presence on social media by the end of 2014.
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AU School of Public Affairs has been chosen to host the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, a quarterly, peer-reviewed research journal produced by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.

Research ·

American University's School of Public Affairs to Host Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

AU School of Public Affairs has been chosen to host the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, a quarterly, peer-reviewed research journal produced by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.
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