This year is SMPA's Silver Anniversary, a celebration of what we do, the students we teach, and the more than 3,700 alumni who drive tremendous innovation in media and communication, keeping our democracy informed and engaged. As we prepare to celebrate this coming year, please take a moment to reflect, reminisce and—most importantly—reconnect. Visit to learn more.

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Weingarten at a Cannes Film Festival event.

Intern Diary: Jessica Weingarten at the Cannes Film Festival

I had always dreamt of attending the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. As cheesy as it sounds, it’s true.


Terker Fellow Frank Fahrenkopf and Amy Walter

SMPA Welcomes Political Operative Frank Fahrenkopf, Jr. and Journalist Amy Walter as Terker Distinguished Fellows

Frank Fahrenkopf, Jr., the co-chairman on the Commission on Presidential Debates, and Amy Walter, editor of The Cook Report, will join the School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) as the 2015-2016 Terker Distinguished Fellows in Media and Public Affairs. These exceptional professionals will participate in class discussions, career advising and public events throughout the academic year.


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