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Patty Cogswell

Safety & Security ·

How Do You Measure Success in the National Security Sector?

The latest podcast episode of Mission is Possible, a series about national security management, highlights the benefits and challenges of measuring success.
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A mural of iconic people of Black culture at the East River Park Shopping Center.

Environment ·

From Urban Resilience to Abolitionist Climate Justice in Washington, DC

SIS professor Malini Ranganathan and Eve Bratman, a professor at Franklin and Marshall College, recently published an article which investigates the history of environmental racism and opportunities for climate justice in the District.
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Books stacked with international flags.

International ·

Geographic and Gender Bias in Undergraduate IR Teaching

SIS professor Sarah Knight's recent research explores geographic and gender bias in undergraduate international relations teaching.
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Julian Bond on AU's campus

Alumni ·

Looking Back at Julian Bond's Coursework on Oral History: Did you participate?

The late Julian Bond taught a course at AU's School of International Service about the Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement, and each student was to collect an oral history of someone who was active in the civil rights movement.
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Mary Alice McMillan and Sunshine Yang

Communications ·

Tackling Climate Change from Behind a Camera

The Center for Environmental Filmmaking says film has a starring role in the fight to stop global warming.
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Collage of book covers

On Campus ·

Add These SPA Book Club Recommendations to Your List

American University's School of Public Affairs (SPA) released its 2019-2020 list of new picks for its SPA Dean's Book Club, a reading club for graduate students led by SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins.
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Sasha O'Connell

Achievements ·

Sasha Cohen O'Connell, Former Senior Executive Service FBI Official, to Join the AU School of Public Affairs

Sasha Cohen O’Connell (SPA/MPA'98/PhD'12) will join SPA in August 2019 as an executive-in-residence and director of the master's program in Terrorism and Homeland Security Policy
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Students visit alumni at CNN

Alumni ·

Recent Graduates’ Continuing Education

Learn what your fellow Eagles are doing now to continue their education and submit your own story.
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Caleen Jennings

Achievements ·

Professor Caleen Jennings Wins Award for Inclusive Excellence

First-ever Faculty Award for diversity, equity, and inclusion goes to Theatre Professor Caleen Jennings.
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Maria Carrasco

Communications ·

Learning the Ropes of Local News Reporting

Maria Carrasco shares her amazing experience covering D.C. crime, activities and curiosities at NBC4 Washington.
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