News & Events


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

April 21, 2014

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 W

Eva Price, BA '00

A New Take on Peter Pan, and More

April 01, 2014

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

John Perrino in front of the Eiffel Tower

Trading in the Washington Monument for the Eiffel Tower

April 01, 2014

John Perrino, Political Communication Major '15, portrays a week-in-the-life of a short-term study abroad trip to Paris with

McCormick Felloship

2014 McCormick Fellowship in National Security Reporting

March 31, 2014

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 –

Students at the Washington Post

Washington Post Visit Inspires Students

March 21, 2014

What’s it really like to be journalist?

Meagan Murphy, junior minoring in journalism and mass communication

Journalism in Pamplona

March 03, 2014

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.

Dan Gabriel

From GW to the CIA and Beyond

February 02, 2014

Toward the end of 2013, Dan Gabriel, BA ’01, worked as a CIA technical adviser for a major motion picture.

Maryanne Culpepper

Filmmaking, Moxie, and the Deep Sillies

January 22, 2014

In a dark sinkhole 200 feet below the waves off the Florida coast, Maryanne Culpepper laughed.

Sarah Ferris, School of Media and Public Affairs, News21 Fellow

Reporting on Gun Issues

January 21, 2014

Sarah Ferris, a senior majoring in political science and journalism and mass communication, was selected as one of 21 top journalism students from across the country for a 2014 Carnegie-Knight News21 Fellowship. As part of the national multimedia reporting initiative, Ferris—the senior news editor at The GW Hatchet— will take part in a spring seminar taught by Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of The Washington Post, and conduct in-depth reporting on gun issues using innovative digital reporting techniques.

Aysia Woods at the Revenge Wears Prada book launch

Intern Diary: Aysia Woods at Washington Life Magazine

January 15, 2014

By Aysia Woods
JMC Minor '15

Megan Whittemore at the 2013 PR People Awards luncheon in Washington, DC (courtesy Megan Whittemore).

Alumna Named PR Person to Watch

December 20, 2013

If you keep tabs on the national political scene, you probably know that Megan Whittemore, CCAS BA ’08, GSPM MS ’10, is the Press Secretary for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (who is also a GW graduate). Whittemore recently made headlines again when PR News included her on the “2013 PR People to Watch” list.

Tara D Sonenshine

Distinguished Fellow Tara Sonenshine to Give Testimony to British House of Lords Select Committee on Soft Power

December 16, 2013

Tara Sonenshine, former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, and currently a Distinguished Fellow at the School of Media and Public Affairs, will address the United Kingdom’s House of Lords “Select Committee on Soft Power and the UK’s Influence” via videotape today at 5:15 pm London time (12:15 pm, Washington time).

Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Prize Winners 2013

Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Research Prize Winners Announced

December 09, 2013

How do Jordanian women use social media and for what purpose? Would access to mobile phones change how the DC homeless population lives and interacts with citizens of the city?

Marianna Sotomayor at CNN

Intern Diary: Marianna Sotomayor at CNN

December 04, 2013

By Marianna Sotomayor
PCM ’15

Steven Livingston in Makoko, a slum in Nigeria

Professor Steven Livingston's Report on Crime and Information Technology in Africa Stirs International Dialogue

December 03, 2013

On behalf of the U.S. government, Professor Steven Livingston has spent the last few years researching the effects of information and communication technology (ICT) in Africa.

Catie Bailard

Professor Catie Bailard Featured in The Political Communication Report

December 02, 2013

In its latest Political Communication Report, the American Political Science Association featured research done by Professor Catie Bailard on the use of the Internet and citizens'

Mike Valerio and Natalie Cucchiara at McAuliffe headquarters

SMPA Alums Reunite, Team Up for NBC Election Coverage

November 18, 2013

By Mike Valerio
JMC '10

Chuck Todd couldn't call the election yet. Celebrations stopped. And this wasn't the fight Virginia's next governor expected.

Tod Plotkin and Sara Evans

Two Alums, One Big Success: Meet Green Buzz Agency

November 18, 2013

Though they shared some classes at GW, Tod Plotkin, GWSB BBA '03, and Sara Evans, SMPA BA '04, weren't formally introduced until Plotkin's senior year.

Woman and child in Nicaragua

Senior Travels to Central America With SMPA/Pulitzer Center Fellowship

November 12, 2013

Senior Eleanor Klibanoff has been interested in journalism for a number of years, but it wasn't until her trip to Nicaragua and El Salvador this summer as a SMPA/Pulitzer Center fellow that she fou

Linwei Shao at World Bank Youth Summit

Grad Student Covers UN and World Bank Summits

November 11, 2013

By Linwei Shao
Global Communication MA '15

PJ Crowley on CNN

Professor PJ Crowley Talks Government Spying with the Press

October 28, 2013

News about the United States and other governments spying on each other has dominated the press lately, and Professor P.J. Crowley, former U.S.

Raising the Bar

Documentary Students Head to GI Film Festival with Raising the Bar

October 23, 2013

While studying at Georgetown Law School, Peter Haig had no idea he would produce a film soon to be screened at a national film festival.

Scholarship winners on stage

LPAC 2013: A life-changing experience

October 22, 2013

By Andrew Desiderio
JMC '17

Janet Steele and Metta Dharmasaputra

Professor Janet Steele Participates in Bali Writing and Reading Festival

October 18, 2013

Recently returned from a trip to Bali, Professor Janet Steele once again participated in the Ubud Writers and Readers

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