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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.
By Jason Patel
PCM '14, Political Management '15
Toward the end of 2013, Dan Gabriel, BA ’01, worked as a CIA technical adviser for a major motion picture.
In a dark sinkhole 200 feet below the waves off the Florida coast, Maryanne Culpepper laughed.
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.
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.
Distinguished Fellow Tara Sonenshine to Give Testimony to British House of Lords Select Committee on Soft Power
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).
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?
Professor Steven Livingston's Report on Crime and Information Technology in Africa Stirs International Dialogue
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.
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'
By Mike Valerio
Chuck Todd couldn't call the election yet. Celebrations stopped. And this wasn't the fight Virginia's next governor expected.
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.
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
By Linwei Shao
Global Communication MA '15
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.
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.
Recently returned from a trip to Bali, Professor Janet Steele once again participated in the Ubud Writers and Readers
Over the summer, Professor Catie Bailard traveled to London to receive the Sanders-Kaid Award for Best Article Published in Political Communication in 2012, given by the Internatio