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Alumni Spotlight: MPA Graduates Inspire Diversity Awareness at the City Level

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Gender Inclusive Restroom Policy Proposal Accepted: Cole Ketcherside, Cory Miller and Megan Duncan (MPA'16)

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Doreen Swetkis MPA Faculty Completes Third Edition of Book

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MPA faculty member Doreen Swetkis recently completed the third edition (2019) of The 21st Century American City: Race, Ethnicity, and Multicultural Urban Life, with co-author Wendy A. Kellogg. The new edition is an e-book, and presents recent scholarship on race, ethnicity, and the American city to help students understand the current characteristics of urban areas.

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MPA Tribal Governance Graduate Regalia - Denbigh Perry

Photo of Malimiut and Upper Athabaskan Ancestry Birch Bark Cap for MPA 2020 Graduation by Denbigh

My birch bark cap was made in respect to my Malimiut and Upper Athabaskan ancestry by the Nationally renowned late artist, Riba Dewilde. Her work can be found in museums nationwide. Her people are Athabascan. She hunted bears, mountain sheep, moose, like many of my female matriarch relatives. She said, “You have to move and create within our culture. Our tradition is survival. Creation from our materials is a gift.” 

The materials:

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Two Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Published by MPA Faculty Lucky Anguelov

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Lucky Anguelov, MPA Faculty Member, recently published two peer reviewed journal articles. The first is a solo manuscript in the International Public Management Journal (IPMJ) that explores factors that guide monitoring arrangements for outsourced public services. The IPMJ is Journal of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Section on International and Comparative Administration.

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MPA Faculty Eric S Trevan, PhD Shares Views on Economic Impact of Covid-19 for Tribal Nations

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WHERE ARE WE NOW? TRIBES BALANCING THE CURRENT NORMAL 
BY ERIC TREVAN AND JON DEACON PANAMAROFF 
22 APR 2020 

​Eric S Trevan, PhD, MPA Faculty Member wrote an article with Jon Deacon Panamaroff, that was recently published on Native News Online. net

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