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Fulbright 70 educate, exchange, engage, lead

Achievements ·

SPA Student Selected to Participate in Fulbright Summer Institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland

American University student Allison Higgins will be heading to Belfast, Northern Ireland, this summer to participate in the prestigious scholarship program Fulbright Summer Institute at Queen's University, Belfast.
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Aaron Torop, SPA/BA ’18, presenting research

Research ·

SPA Sponsors Six Undergraduate Students to Present Research at National Conference

For the third year in a row, SPA sponsored six students to attend the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
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open journals stacked on top of eachother

Research ·

SPA to Host American Journal of Political Science, Among Other Top Research Journals

The American Journal of Political Science joins two other quarterly, peer-reviewed research publications that moved to SPA this year. SPA will host AJPS for one year.
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AU President Sylvia Burwell with Shyheim Snead

Achievements ·

SPA Students Recognized with 2018 American University Awards

SPA students were among those recently honored with University Awards for their exceptional work and accomplishments.
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Group picture in front of the Quad of the 2018 Student Award recipients.

Achievements ·

AU's Top Leaders

AU Student Award recipients serve and lead with smarts and heart.
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Shyheim Snead with President Burwell

Achievements ·

Limitless Potential: Shyheim Snead is the President's Award Winner

Snead has been student trustee, KPU director, Truman scholar, and so much more.
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Gwen Sykes and Elida Sarmiento

On Campus ·

Conference Highlights Value of Women in Leadership Roles

SPA hosted the first Key Executive Women's Leadership Forum on April 11, bringing together more than 100 women in academia, business, and government.
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Elizabeth Suhay

Research ·

SPA Faculty Member Wins National Award for Research Examining Views on Inequality

A paper published by Assistant Professor Elizabeth Suhay was recently awarded “2018 Best Paper Prize” by the American Political Science Association.
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Congressman discussing bipartisanship

Government & Politics ·

Bipartisan Alliances Critical Say Members of Congress

Three members of Congress shared why it’s critical to form bipartisan alliances at an April 11 event organized by SPA, AU’s Kennedy Political Union, and The Hill.
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panelists at Northern Ireland Peace Agreement event

Government & Politics ·

Brexit the Next Hurdle for Northern Ireland After 20 Years of Peace

Diplomats, politicians, academics, and students recently gathered at SPA for a series of panel discussions on the 20th anniversary of the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement.
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