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New Study Finds that Nursing Homes Run Better with Experienced Managers

New research by American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) researchers shows the value of job tenure when it comes to managerial effectiveness in nursing home operation.
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Get to Know Them: Andrew Phelps

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Get to Know Them: Erik Lin-Greenberg

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Criminal Background Checks Improve Quality of Care in US Nursing Homes

A team of American University School of Public Affairs researchers recently looked at how the quality of care in nursing homes was affected by a new federal regulation requiring applicants for nursing home jobs to undergo a criminal background check.
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Get to Know Them: Jessica Gephart

This profile on CAS’s newest environmental science professor is part of a series on recently hired faculty.
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Save the Date for AU Research Fair

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Celebrate Research at AU

Learn about research at AU at the 3rd Annual Research Fair on Wednesday, October 30, 2019!
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How Social Class is Tied to Citizen Satisfaction with Schools: What Can Be Learned from Korea

School of Public Affairs Assistant Professor Nathan Favero partnered with two graduate students to examine equity, a key pillar of public administration, and its impact on school evaluation in South Korea.
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How the Alt-Right Happened

SOC professor Saif Shahin researched how alt-right racism spread on Twitter.
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Snapshot of AU Research Numbers for FY 2019

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AU Reaches Historic Milestone

AU reaches a historic number of research funding in FY 2019.
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Antiracism in Action: Ibram Kendi Offers Hard Truths and Real Solutions

Part memoir-part manifesto, How to Be an Antiracist is a timely roadmap for activists and citizens alike.
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