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    Dan Mackeben
    Director of Development

    Alexis Pazmiño
    Events Specialist

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The Alumni Newsletter

Winter 2011

Jeremy Shiffman on Why Some Diseases Get Attention and Funding
New Faculty at SPA
Rita Simon: A Lifetime of Scholarship
Wonk Invitational: Mock Trial Tournament
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Fall 2010

AU’s Rising Star Award Goes to Kevin Malecek
Courtney McSwain Puts her MPP to Work in Communities
SPA Expert Predicts the Polls Based on Historical Data
SPA’s Leadership Program Announces Class of 2014
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Spring 2010

David Pitts’s New Research On LGBT Employment in Government Agencies
SPA Boren Fellow Sarah Fischer on Women’s Lives in Turkey
U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten Reflects on Disaster and Recovery
White House Veteran Anita McBride Joins SPA
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Fall 2009

Jennifer Lawless: New Women & Politics Director Carries on the Mission
SPA’s New Scholars
Mike Danielson: Fulbright Power
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Spring 2009

Connie Morella Shares Lessons of Public Service
SPA Celebrates 75 Years
SPA’s Announces New FedEx Scholarship Program
Leadership Forums Explore Public Policy Issues
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Winter 2009

Brian Forst on Terrorism, Crime, and Public Policy
Alumni Achievement Award Winner Jim McGovern
SPA Announces New Institute: Center for Public Finance Research
Rosen Scholarship Established to Support MPA Students
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Success Story

Cochairs from the Class of ’99 attended the Ten Year Reunion at the 4Ps in Cleveland Park.  From left: Greg Graumann, Ann Marie Sharratt, and Justin Perillo. 

From Clawed to Counsel: Reunion Leader Reflects on Campus Experience Then and Now

According to Justin Perillo, SPA/BA ’99, WCL/JD ’02, assistant general counsel for the university and a cochair of the 10 Year Reunion, the best part of Alumni Weekend ’09, was “getting a chance to see friends that I have not seen in years.” 

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