The 2022 US midterm elections will be held on November 8.

Government & Politics ·

Sine Institute Fellows Look Ahead at the 2022 Midterms with “Policy, Politics, and Predictions”

The conversation aired on C-SPAN and included a variety of perspectives and takeaways from recent state primaries and the importance of specific policies on voter turnouts
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Taryn Morrissey

Research ·

The Vital Role of Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs in Rural Areas

SPA professor demonstrates the need for public investment in programs like Head Start in non-metropolitan areas.
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Jean Accius

Research ·

Reimagining and Transforming Long-Term Care

SPA Professor Examines Racial Inequities in Elder Care
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Research ·

Rivals for Power: Biden’s Agenda in a Dysfunctional Congress

New book by SPA Professor Emeritus James Thurber grades President’s Biden’s legislative record at the midterm
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Achievements ·

Administratively Adrift: Overcoming Institutional Barriers for College Student Success

New book by Provost Emeritus and SPA Professor Scott Bass recommends organizational reform for higher education institutions.
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Amdrew Ballard

Research ·

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: The Influence of Negative Rhetoric

SPA Researchers Examine Incivility in Congressional Tweets.
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Former Congressman Will Hurd discussed bipartisanship at the Sine Institute.

Government & Politics ·

Finding Bipartisanship in a Divided Nation

Former Congressman Will Hurd talks about bridging the gap in the political divisions in the US.
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Bob Dylan plays guitar in Hamburg, Germany. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons license.

Research ·

Summer Scholars Funding Enables Unique Research

AU's Summer Scholars and Artists Research Fellowship provides funding to help students conduct research.
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Isabel Aldunate.

Alumni ·

Political Communication Alumni Speak the Language of Politics and Government

High-profile SOC/SPA graduates share stories of their career rise and using messaging to affect real change.
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Kate Pringle and John McCormick

Alumni ·

Supporting Today’s Student Researchers—Tomorrow’s Agents of Change

Katherine Pringle, SPA/BA ’90, and her husband, John McCormick, believe that young people are the lynchpin in addressing the world’s most challenging problems, from climate change to world hunger to income disparity.
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