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Palmieri speaks at book talk

Government & Politics ·

SPA Alumna Writes Hopes to Future Women Presidents in New Book

At SPA in late June, Jennifer Palmieri spoke with SPA Executive in Residence Betsy Fischer Martin in front of a packed room of people from the AU community about her new book, "Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World."
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Key Conference 2018

Professional News ·

SPA Hosts Ninth Annual Key Executive Leadership Conference with Focus on “Innovation in a Box”

The Key Executive Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. featured 33 speakers from government, the private sector, and SPA, sharing insights on innovation with those new to public service.
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suburban street

Research ·

SPA Assistant Professor Receives Award for Research on Ethnic and Racial Disparities

Nathan Favero, SPA assistant professor, received an important award from the American Political Science Association for his work ethnic and racial disparities in the U.S.
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The North Grounds of the White House. Several people walking outside the greenery. Circa 1860s. Photo provided by the White House Historical Association.

Government & Politics ·

Living Museum: A New Course Will Examine White House History

SPA executive-in-residence Anita McBride talks symbols, preservation, and the executive mansion.
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Children in classroom raising hands

Research ·

SPA Graduate Students Polish Research Skills in First-Ever Capstone Competition

A research project that analyzed K-12 public school funding formulas recently won the first-ever SPA Master of Public Administration poster competition this spring.
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Steven Putansu

In the Community ·

SPA Alumnus and Adjunct Recognized for Outstanding Contributions

Steven Putansu, SPA/PhD ’12, a senior social science analyst with the Government Accountability Office and SPA adjunct professor, was honored on June 6 for improving research methodology at the agency and saving significant taxpayer dollars.
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Freshman Harrison Eichelberger standing near the Cherry Blossoms.

Student Life ·

Year One Done

Freshman Economics and Political Science double major Harrison Eichelberger returns to talk about his first year experience.
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Students pose before colorful artwork at the Latin American Youth Center.

In the Community ·

Food for Action: Community-Based Research Scholars Help LAYC and Seek Answers

The class used surveys and focus groups to get a clearer picture of food insecurity.
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Tricia Bacon talks about her book

Research ·

New Book Examines How Terrorist Groups Become Allies

A new book, Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances, by SPA Assistant Professor Tricia Bacon, examines why some terrorist groups choose to work together.
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House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks at a memorial service held for Lorenzen in April.

Alumni ·

SPA Alumnus Remembered for Leadership on Capitol Hill

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Members of Congress spoke recently at a memorial for SPA alumnus Ed Lorenzen, SPA/BA '92, who died tragically in a house fire.
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