Alumni Headlines


Char Beales, Frank Sesno, President Knapp, and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Bequest Will Fund Professorship of Accountability in Journalism

October 03, 2016
In an effort to ensure accountability and accuracy are not left behind in the changing landscape of journalism,Char Beales, B.A. ’73 and her husband, have pledged $3.2 million to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs to fund an endowed professorship.
Chuck Todd

SMPA Celebrates Silver Anniversary

May 10, 2016
SMPA celebrated 25 years welcoming back alumni and honoring the faculty that helped the school grow to become a leading institution.

Alumnus Establishes Kwittken Fund for Strategic Communication Internships and Mentoring

March 01, 2016

The School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) announced today that Aaron Kwittken, B.A.

Talking Sports from the Female Perspective

January 15, 2016
During the past year, podcasts have had a moment, exploding onto the cultural scene and changing the way people get information. Maeve Duggan, BA’11, MA ’12, and her former roommate, Brynn Kolada realized a need for a female perspective on sports, and together launched the podcast “Not Your Boyfriend’s Sport Show.”