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Discovering a Passion for the Nonprofit Sector Through WSP

WSP alumnus Kristen Hecht used a Foreign Policy concentration as a means to dig deeper into her interests.
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Joe Vidulich at Mary Graydon Center

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Greetings from Joe Vidulich, SPA/BA '08

A message from the Alumni Association President
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Want to Network? Skip the Happy Hour

The AU community is full of cutting-edge advice from professional development leaders. Here's what they have to say about your job search.
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Photo: Winter Brooks, one of three Kogod students to win a writing award and scholarship money.

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Seniors Rising: Three Kogod Students Awarded for Business Commentary

The Executive Leadership Council provides scholarships and networking access.
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Joe Young, right, presents Brian Forst with an award from his colleagues.

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SPA’s Brian Forst and Ruth Lane Retire After Distinguished Careers

Associate Professor Emerita Ruth Lane and Professor Brian Forst, both at SPA, will retire this summer, after distinguished careers in research and academia.
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Professor Olga Rojer Pens Award-Winning Screenplay

her first screenplay, Buenos Aires, Olga Rojer has received both awards and an option agreement with a German production company.
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SPExS Scholars are Recognized for their Excellent Leadership and Professional Accomplishments

SPExS Spring 2017 alumni celebrate another successful semester of academic and professional achievement.
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Jessie Smith profile

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Making the Leap from Science Research to Communication

Jessie Smith joined the Strategic Communication MA program at AU with a goal to jump from scientific research to health communication.
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From top left: Erin Kearns, Stephen Holt, Chris Birdsall, and Raymond Zuniga

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SPA PhD Programs Announce Graduate Placements

Four AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) doctoral students graduating this spring have accepted teaching positions at major universities across the country.
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Game Sets Sights on Fake News

At a time when the reading public daily grapples with the question of fake news, the American University Game Lab/Jolt has created an accessible, easy-to-play game that helps you sort fake news from real.
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