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Dean Peter Starr’s Annual Address Filled with Awards and Accomplishments

In his ninth annual address, College of Arts and Sciences Dean Peter Starr gathered faculty and staff for a town hall meeting packed full of news about faculty honors, research funding, new research centers, and the bright future of AU science.
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Molly McSweyn, Kaitlin Caffrey, and Kristian Gore

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Summer Plans

With summer just around the corner, we chatted with a few of our students to learn about their exciting opportunities.
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Female student presents poster to onlookers

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CAS Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Winners Announced

This year’s Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference award winners have been announced.
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Leveling Up: Three Alumni Discuss the Power of Executive Coaching

Seasoned professionals in coaching, HR, and consulting share how the certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance improved their craft.
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Appetite for Knowledge: Annelise Straw is the 2019 President’s Award Winner

Straw will finish her SIS master’s degree in December.
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Rachel Kronk

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SIS Student Presents Her Findings on French Identity Politics at NCUR

SIS student Rachel Kronk was given the opportunity to present her research, entitled “Politics of National Identity: Muslim Integration Discourse in France,” at this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
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Scholarship Students Study Education, Empowerment, and Equality

Rachel Oguntola, SIS/MA ’20, and Adam Odomore, SIS/MA ’19, are current recipients of the Martin H. Steiner Scholarship.
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The Cyber 9/12 AU teams

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AU Teams Earn Spots in the Cyber 9/12 Semifinals

Out of the 46 teams that competed in this year's Cyber 9/12 Challenge, both AU teams earned spots in the semifinals, with the CyberEagles winning fourth place and the Cybernaughts winning seventh place.
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Daniel Gade

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Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gade Joins SPA Faculty

An extraordinary résumé of service, sacrifice, and resilience accompanies Daniel Gade, a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and former White House veterans-affairs advocate whose work as a Professor of Practice at SPA began this semester.
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Lara Schwartz

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“How to College” Book Prepares Students for Campus Life

While teaching introductory courses in government and sociology at AU School of Public Affairs, Lara Schwartz and Andrea Malkin Brenner, SPA/PhD,'01, discovered that what first-year students really needed was an introduction to college.
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