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Dan Fiorino (left) and Mary Nichols (right)

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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ABetterU Skills Development Institute

Achievements ·

AU Kicks Off Series of Skill-Building Workshops for Community

“ABetterU,” a free five-part virtual workshop series launched October 9, included a dozen professional and personal enrichment sessions for students, alumni, and faculty.
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Achievements ·

SPA Experts Recommend Creation of National Cyber Director in New Report

A new report by SPA faculty members Sasha Cohen O'Connell and Kiran Raj provides a plan for the creation of a National Cyber Director
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Announcement ·

New American University Report Underscores a Critical Need for a National Cybersecurity Director

A new report by AU SPA experts urges the creation of a National Cybersecurity Director.
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montage of Fulbright scholars

Achievements ·

AU Celebrates Fulbright Scholars

The highly competitive Fulbright US Scholars Program honored 11 American University alumni and one PhD student with awards to carry out self-designed research projects or teach English during the 2020–2021 academic year.
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Amy K. Dacey

Achievements ·

Five Questions with Amy Dacey, Director of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics

As Sine’s second year of programming draws to a close, we sat down with Director Amy K. Dacey for a conversation about the institute’s past and future, and its role in responding to one of the most challenging years in modern history.
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Plants growing out of sand.

Environment ·

Curbing Overpopulation with Positive Psychology Strategies

Daniel Fiorino, director of the SPA Center for Environmental Policy, hosted an online discussion on the topic of using positive psychology to curb overpopulation on September 9, 2020.
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