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If you are interested in making a difference and helping to shape the future, SPA's Department of Public Administration and Policy is the department for you. Our faculty bring a wide array of perspectives to their teaching and research, and their work addresses some of the most pressing issues of the day. DPAP graduates take their education to make their marks in government, academia, consulting and private enterprise, as well as in the nonprofit sphere.

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Recent News and Upcoming Events

  • NPD Projects Notes

    Shaping the Future of Nonprofit Data

    The School of Public Affairs recently brought together an engaged group of scholars from to explore better ways to collect and use data from nonprofits.
    July 7, 2015

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    SPA Brings Strong Presence to PMRA Conference

    SPA is preparing to have great presence at this week’s PMRA Conference, which is hosted by the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, June 11-13.
    June 9, 2015

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