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    By the Numbers: Lynn Addington on Crime, Schools, and Stats

    Lynn Addington, one of the nation’s foremost experts in crime measurement. Her expertise applies to the nature of violent crime, its impact on victims, the fear of victimization, and the timely topic of school violence.

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    Key MPA Students Featured in The Public Manager

    The summer 2008 issue of the The Public Manager featured articles by Key Executive Leadership students about their experiences in the program and the application to their work as government executives.

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    Undercover Work: Robert J. Marshak Discusses Organizations' Hidden Forces

    Robert J. Marshak of the AU/NTL program is the author of Covert Processes at Work: Managing the Five Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Change (Berrett-Koehler, 2006), which addresses the concealed forces at play in offices around the world.

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    SPA's Durant on the Greening of the Military

    SPA professor Robert Durant’s book, The Greening of the U.S. Military: Environmental Policy, National Security, and Organizational Change, traces the struggle to raise environmental consciousness and responsibility within the modern military.

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    State Department bursting with AU graduates

    When Tamara Rivera attended her first day of orientation at the State Department, she didn’t realize she would feel so at home.

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    AU is a Common Theme in Prestigious PMF Program

    When Tamara Rivera, SPA/MA ’08 and a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the State Department, didn’t realize she would feel so at home in the prestigious program. “American University” was a common starting point for participants.