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Teen girls in Zaporizhia, Ukraine participate at a calligraphy workshop, learning to write symbols on a paper with brush and black gouache.

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How Nonprofits Forge Ahead When Faced with Potential Cuts to Foreign Aid

Nonprofits forge ahead when faced with potential cuts to foreign aid.
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Jeff Chang

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Summer Reading Ties New AU Students Together

Incoming students read We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation
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Person sitting on the beach reading a book

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Summer Reading Suggestions

Summer is underway! If you are looking for a great book to read try one of these picks from our collection.
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Left to right: Former Congressman David Skaggs, former AU president Neil Kerwin, and Laura Skaggs

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New Madison Prize to Honor Compromise in Congress

Former Congressman David Skaggs (D-Colo.) and his wife Laura have established a new award to reward bipartisanship in Congress.
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The bronze eagle statue outside of AU's Bender Arena on a sunny spring day.

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10 Reasons You Need to Go to Preview Day

Why American University’s “open house” event is a must for prospective students.
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Hosts and event coordinators from SPA and OPM gathered together in Kerwin Hall.

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Summit Highlights the Ways Research Can Shape the Federal Workforce

As part of the effort to foster a culture of inquiry and collaboration that drives effective Federal workforce policy, for the second year in a row, SPA co-hosted the OPM Research Summit.
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Left to right: Terry Sutherland, Doug Sutherland, and Devontae Torriente.

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Memorial Award Honors SPA Alumnus, Kevin Sutherland

Devontae Torriente SPA/BA ’18, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Kevin Joseph Sutherland Memorial Scholarship.
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Donald Trump gives his presidential inaugural address on January 20, 2017.

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Serving in the Trump Administration: Exit, Voice and Loyalty

Experienced scholars and practitioners at the Public Management Research Conference discussed how federal employees were adjusting and reacting to serving in the Trump Administration.
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Washington, D.C., Capitol Building at Night

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Public Management Research Conference Brings Fresh Perspective to Pressing Issues

American University School of Public Affairs welcomed more than 400 scholars from the U.S. and abroad for the 2017 Public Management Research Conference, June 8-10.
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Left to right: Leisha DeHart-Davis, Alisa Fryar, Nathan Favero, Gregory Lewis, and Brian Williams.

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Public Management Scholars Discuss Diversity Research at PMRC

A panel of experts at the Public Management Research Conference discussed the need to rethink research methods, gain access to data, and make findings more widely available to the public.
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