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Robert Marshak, distinguished scholar in residence, spoke with Financial Times periodical "Ignites" about business sports teams, motivation and morale, stating, "Morale can dip if employees are cut from the lineup."

Chris Edelson, assistant professor of government, wrote for the National Constitution Center's blog, "Constitution Daily," on September 15, saying that Congress must take an assertive role in confronting the new terrorist threat in Iraq.

James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, appeared on "The Diane Rehm Show" on September 11 to discuss challenges facing the Obama administration following the growth of the militant group ISIS.

Taryn Morrissey, assistant professor of public administration and policy, was a featured expert in a recent Wallet Hub study examining 2014's Best and Worst States to Have a Baby.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, took a preview tour of the revamped White House visitor center, set to open this Saturday, September 14. Details about the brand new attraction were provided by The Hill on September 9.

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American University has a talented new crop of tenured and tenure track professors for the upcoming year. SPA Dean Barbara Romzek accepts the prestigious John Gaus Award.
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In SPA's Politics, Policy, and Law Scholars Program, undergraduates use Washington as a laboratory for experience and learning to earn their bachelor's degree in three years.

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Director of the American Communities Project Dante Chinni explores changes in the fault lines of the United States using a massive data library and a breakdown of communities to understand where the U.S. is going at the local level.

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