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The “POLITICO way” goes a little something like this: brainstorm a great idea, team up with the most influential people in the business, and somewhere along the line, create a lasting impact that f
At Alumni Weekend this September, SMPA alumni Adam Conner, BA ’06, and
Bruce and Cindy Terker have generously created an endowment for the Terker Distinguished Fellows in Media and Public Affairs.
The Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) named Alexandra Dickinson, MA ’11, Sara Neumann, BA ’07, and Marcia Newbert, BA ’10 among the finalist for the 2014
For Alex Abnos, the trip to Brazil to cover the World Cup has been a decade in the making.
Combined degree students Emilie Frank and Zinhle Essamuah were selected to receive the Berl Brechner Graduate Scholarships in Media and Public Affairs. Brechner is a member of the National Council for Media and Public Affairs, the SMPA Director’s advisory body. He received his BA in Journalism in 1968 and was the editor of the GW Hatchet. Thanks to his gift, each student will receive $20,000 in tuition funding toward their MA in Media and Strategic Communication when they enter the MA program full time in fall 2015.
“So that’s the question: grandmother, or the possible first female president of the United States?”
“Leadership is the ability to translate what you want to see in the world.”
What a year it has been for the School of Media and Public Affairs!
Assistant Professor Emily Thorson is the 2014 recipient of the Staub Faculty Excellence Award.
Assistant Professor Nikki Usher authored, "Making News at The New York Times" (University of Mich
Washington Post Local Editor Mike Semel visited Professor Cheryl W. Thompson’s Advanced News Reporting class recently.
On April 10, I spoke in front of 3,000 high school student journalists and advisers at the 2014 Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Spring National High School Jo
On April 24, students, faculty, and parents gathered for the School of Media and Public Affairs annual Awards Night. M
A typical day in the office is anything but typical for Eva Price, BA Political Communication ’00; on any given afternoon, you might find her stopping by a dress rehearsal for one
The Center for Public Integrity, an award-winning, non-profit, nonpartisan, investigative newsroom in the nation’s capital, is pleased to offer new or recent graduates of four journalism schools –
Fall semester provided me with a once in a lifetime opportunity to study abroad in Pamplona, Spain. I enrolled in the communications school at the University of Navarra to study journalism, arriving in August to summer heat and the aftermath of the city’s famous "Running of the Bulls". The bus ride from Madrid to Pamplona really solidified that I was in a completely different place; the small towns we drove through had castles and the countryside was full of sunflower field—definitely different from downtown Foggy Bottom.
Toward the end of 2013, Dan Gabriel, BA ’01, worked as a CIA technical adviser for a major motion picture.