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We Are Washington, DC. I am Muriel Bowser.

Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated in January 2015 and is the second woman to be elected mayor in Washington, D.C. She is an alumni of American University’s School of Public Affairs and recently took the time to speak with American University Magazine’s Mike Unger.

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American University’s School of Public Affairs Named a Top Institution

American University’s School of Public Affairs has once again received top rankings by U.S. News & World Report, this year at No.12 for Best Graduate School. American University was also ranked No. 71 among national universities, up from No. 75 last year.

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SPA Ranked Among Top Universities for Institutional Impact on Research

AU's School of Public Affairs was ranked 1st in D.C., 3rd in the U.S. and 5th worldwide for institutional impact on research in the field of public administration.

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Cheney Visits AU

Former Vice President Dick Cheney visited AU to speak at a Kennedy Political Union (KPU) event.

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How Online Learning is Changing Classroom Discussion

Instructor Elizabeth Eilender discusses what's different about teaching online courses.

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