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Diversity in the White House Pres Corps

Panel to Discuss Diversity in the White House Press Corps

On Monday, April 28, at 11 a.m. in Jack Morton Auditorium, the White House Correspondents' Association and the School of Media and Public Affairs will present a panel discussion on diversity in the White House press corps. White House reporters and editors from national news media outlets will discuss the roles that minority journalists have played in the White House press corps over the years, where they are today and what more must be done to create a press corps that reflects the growing diversity of America. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more and register here.



Amanda Keammerer

Fuddy-Duddy Media, Work-Life Balance, and Selfies

If you were looking for a way to learn about staying on message, GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium was the place to be on Thursday, April 17, for "Inside the White House Briefing Room".  Amanda Lee Keammerer, a student in the MA in Global Communication program, reflects on the event and what she learned from watching White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and 2013-2014 SMPA Distinguished Fellow and CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett discuss the push-and-pull relationship between the media and the White House as they work to inform the general public. Read more.



Nina Seavey
NEA Art Works Grant Awarded to Nina Gilden Seavey

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded an Art Works grant of $60,000 to Nina Gilden Seavey, research professor of history and Media and Public Affairs, and director of the Documentary Center at GW. The grant will support post-production costs for a documentary based on choreographer Liz Lerman's "Healing Wars," combining dance, history, science, and a personal narrative to examine the roles that medicine and religion have in the rehabilitation of soldiers.  


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BA Graduates Breakfast Reception and Majors Recognition

Saturday, May 17
9 - 11 AM: Breakfast Buffet Reception
9:45 - 10:15 AM: Journalism Majors Recognition
10:30 - 11 AM: Political Communication Majors Recognition
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4/28: Diversity in the White House Press Corps
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4/29: Fourth Annual SMPA Alumni Networking Event (Alumni Only)
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5/16: Master's Student Brunch Reception and Graduate Recognition
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5/17: BA Students Breakfast Reception and Majors Recognition
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5/18: GW Commencement
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