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An interview with Anita McBride, executive in residence, by the Partnership Public Service's Center for Presidential Transition was reported on by Bloomberg on May 24. In the interview, Anita McBride spoke about the transition process of one presidential administration to the next.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke to The Atlantic on May 19 about the best strategy for Democrats to leverage Donald Trump's unpopularity among women into a victory in the general election. 

Candice Nelson, director of the Campaign Management Institute, spoke to McClatchy DC on May 16 about why small donors are beneficial in campaigns.

Jessica Waters, associate dean of the School of Public Affairs, spoke to The Christian Science Monitor on May 16 about how a tie vote would affect the outcome of a recent Supreme Court case on contraception.

Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, spoke with The New York Times on May 13 about gentrification and skyrocketing rental prices in previously low-income communities.

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Haley Hawkins, SPA/BA ’16 Four-photo collage of students presenting at the 2016 UGRS

SPA Undergrad Wins Public Service Scholarship

AU’s Washington College of Law has awarded Haley Hawkins SPA/BA ‘16 a PIPS (Public Interest-Public Service) scholarship: full tuition for the three years of law school.

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