National Academy of Public Administration

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016, file photo, a sign welcomes visitors at the entrance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. Seven suspended men's soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing, according to a federal lawyer. Newsday reported on July 22, 2017, that Assistant U.S. Attorney James H. Knapp said the students were sexually abusive toward a freshman player on the team bus in September 2-17, and they squirted water or urine plus covered several people with food, (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File)

The Merchant Marine Academy confronts an urgent need to modernize itself

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy produces the nation’s trained and licensed maritime shipping workforce.

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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2015, file photo, beachgoers keep an eye on the seals swimming at Coast Guard Beach in North Eastham, Mass. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting a list of the best beaches in the U.S. under the alias

How the Merchant Marine Academy can get past the sexual assault problem at sea and everywhere else

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM has a new tiger team to help agencies wade through federal hiring demands

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House Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

OPM bill advances after testy debate, perhaps a foreboding sign for future reform efforts

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Connolly introduces new legislation aimed at strengthening OPM

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NAPATim Persons, GAO, NAPA

One of the government’s leading technologists is now a National Academy fellow

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DHSSoraya Correa

When it comes to federal procurement expertise, she’s the go-to person

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Secret Service needs more employees, stronger retention practices, NAPA panel finds

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Following NAPA study, OPM details broad plans to chart a new course

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Terry Gerton

A new forum wants to strengthen the ties among federal, state and local governments

The National Academy of Public Administration has launched a new effort to bring together experts from all levels of government called the Center for Intergovernmental…

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Congress, agencies should be working toward ecological sustainability

Only a holistic approach that addresses climate change, invasive species, forest and rangeland management, and a thoughtful approach to agriculture will…

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/Rawpixel Ltd)Business Meeting

What remote work successes mean for agencies and their physical footprint

The pandemic provided lessons for federal agencies to use when planning the future of federal workspaces, or lack thereof.

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