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SPA Helps Applied Politics Grad Finds his Place on the Hill

Dan Lindner, an SPA grad with a new plum assignment as U.S. Representative Judy Chu’s press assistant, credits every job he’s had in Washington to AU. But his success is just as much a result of putting himself in opportunity’s path.

Making news: Elise Tollefson in the press filing room at the first New Hampshire GOP debate.

Poli Sci Student Goes Behind the Scenes at Primary

Elise Tollefson was living a politico’s dream. The 24 year-old graduate student was rubbing elbows with presidential candidates, reporters, and pundits while covering the New Hampshire primary—and calling it schoolwork.