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Research ·

Medicaid Expansion Helps Improve Cancer Care

Aparna Soni, assistant professor in the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA), studied the impact of health insurance on cancer detection.
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Sine Fellows

Announcement ·

New Sine Institute of Policy & Politics Fellows to Drive Critical Dialogues and Policy Innovation at American University

Sine Institute Announces New Fellows
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Announcement ·

Five Questions with Sine Fellow Lt. General H.R. McMaster

Lt. General McMaster has just published Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World, which examines the most pressing U.S. national security threats and the importance of “strategic empathy” in addressing them.
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Sarah McBride

Achievements ·

Sarah McBride Takes AU’s Vision of Advocacy to the Delaware State Senate

Former SGA president Sarah McBride (SPA/BA ’13) has won the state senate seat (with 73% of the vote) in Delaware’s 1st District, to become the nation's first openly transgender state senator.
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David Barker

Research ·

Research Traces the Roots of Conservative and Liberal Thinking

A new study co-authored by AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) Professor David Barker examines how people’s views of human nature influence their political beliefs.
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Environment ·

Lessons on Addressing Climate Change from Bangladesh and the Global South

A CEP panel of experts discussed climate adaptation in Bangladesh
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Environment ·

A Conversation with Mary Nichols – Chair, California Air Resources Board

If you ask Mary Nichols what the biggest air pollution and climate challenge of the next few years will be for California and the country, she feels the answer is obvious: our “seeming inability to solve the political impasse.”
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Government & Politics ·

7 Things to Look for on Election Night

Sine Executive Director Amy K. Dacey shares her insights on election night 2020
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Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership

Achievements ·

Federal Public Servants Honored with Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership

Five dedicated federal executives were celebrated for leadership in government at an online ceremony Oct. 21 hosted by the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) and the Key Executive Leadership Programs
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On Campus ·

Election 2020 Beyond the Talking Points: How Do We Move to Bipartisan Solutions?

On October 14, faculty members from the AU School of Public Affairs discussed the challenges of bipartisanship amid pressing issues in criminal justice, education, and healthcare policy
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