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Paul Weinstein Quoted in Washington Post

Paul Weinstein

Recent Washington Post’s article, Why some new higher education reforms may hurt students rather than help, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in PBS Article

Paul Weinstein

PBS NewsHour’s article, Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering college standards, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: The most dramatic idea to speed students to graduation is to shrink college itself from four years to three, an option now provided by at least 32 read more…

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Global Security Podcasts The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder read more…

Paul Weinstein Quoted in CNBC Article

Paul Weinstein

Today’s article in CNBC, Why a college degree in three years is easier said than done, features several quotes from Paul Weinstein, Director of the MA in Public Management program. From the article: “Schools are forcing four years into three. Some provide guidance on their policy for accelerated programs, while others say you can do it in three read more…

Progressive Policy Institute Publishes Paul Weinstein’s New Paper

Paul Weinstein

The Progressive Policy Institute in Washington recently published Paul Weinstein’s paper titled “Which colleges offer three-year bachelor’s and why aren’t they working?” Paul Weinstein is the Director of the Advanced Academic Programs’ Master of Arts in Public Management program.

AAP Alumni Veronica Goodman Releases Children’s Book

Veronica Goodman Releases Children's Book

AAP’s MA in Public Management program alumni Veronica Goodman releases a humorous children’s alphabet book about economics. From Adam Smith to Zero Sum, E is for Economics is a humorous, colorful introduction to the language of economics for preschool-age children. The book features a new economics term for every letter of the alphabet, illustrated by full-color, playful read more…

MA in Public Management Selected as One of the Best Online MPA Programs

The 50 Best Online MPA Programs

Advanced Academic Programs’ Master of Arts in Public Management has been ranked #4 in the top 50 Best Online Master in Public Administration Degree Programs by bestcolleges.com: The 50 Best Online MPA Programs Students wanting to pursue their MPA online will find a rigorous program at Johns Hopkins. In the program, JHU’s renowned faculty covers government read more…

Dr. Jennifer Bachner Discusses Best State Capitals on WalletHub

Dr. Jennifer Bachner

Director of the MS in Government Analytics program Dr. Jennifer Bachner discusses how to evaluate the nation’s state capitals in WalletHub’s 2018’s Best State Capitals to Live in. For example, in response to the question of whether residents of capital cities are more likely to be politically engaged, Bachner explains: Given the work of political staff, read more…

Ed Lorenzen Tragically Passed Away

Ed Lorenzen, an adjunct professor with the Public Management program and the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, tragically passed away this weekend while trying to save his 4-year-old son from a house fire. The Washington Post editorial board discussed Ed’s many achievements and public service. In a house fire, America loses a devoted servant

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