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Sylvia Mathews Burwell

On Campus ·

The Big Picture: AU President Burwell Plans to Listen and Lead

Burwell will draw on her government and nonprofit experience.
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A young South Asian woman works at her laptop.

On Campus ·

SPA Hosts Second Global Health Forum After Ongoing Interest in 2016

Bringing together scholars from various disciplines who share an interest in global health policy creates a synergy that is gaining momentum.
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Guest speaker Diane Rehm and American University President Emeritus Neil Kerwin at Olli's 35th anniversary luncheon.

In the Community ·

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at AU Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at AU celebrated its 35th anniversary with a luncheon for more than 200 guests, including AU President Emeritus Neil Kerwin and guest speaker Diane Rehm, the former host of NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show.
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AU students present research findings on homelessness.

In the Community ·

Building Bridges: CBR Students Work with DC Homeless

Working with Thrive DC, students conduct extensive surveys of the homeless population.
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Rodger Streitmatter, Anagha Srikanth, and Thomas Grooms with the journalism award trophy.

Announcement ·

The Rodger Streitmatter Journalism Award for Excellence

Thomas Grooms and Rodger Streitmatter establish an award to support students pursuing a career in journalism.
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View of the columns of Hurst Hall across a stone quadrangle in spring.

In the Community ·

CAS Roundup: Top Stories of 2016-17

Top ten stories for AU's College of Arts and Sciences in the 2016-17 academic year.
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Innovative Management in Nursing Homes

Announcement ·

Innovative Management Is Needed to Reduce Violations, Problems in Nursing Homes, Says New Study

New study demonstrates the need for innovative management is needed to reduce violations and problems in nursing homes.
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Kareem Jordan

On Campus ·

Kareem Jordan to Join SPA Criminology and Law Faculty

“I like being involved and part of a community – not just talking about it in the classroom,” said Jordan. “I enjoy working with people who want to make a difference.”
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Jeff Gill

On Campus ·

Jeff Gill to join SPA as a Distinguished Professor of Government

“I am pleased and honored to be returning to American University and I anticipate interesting and productive collaborations with colleagues on campus,” said Gill.
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David Barker

On Campus ·

SPA Announces New Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies

Political scientist David Barker will join the AU School of Public Affairs in August 2017 as the new director of The Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
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