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The School of Media and Public Affairs hosts dozens of events each year on topics related to media, communication and journalism with some of the most renowned academics and practitioners in the world. 

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Final Examinations

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 8:00am to Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 8:00pm

 

 

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SMPA Finals Time Donuts

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Start finals season right — with free donuts! Come by the 4th-floor SMPA lobby from 9 – 11 a.m. on Dec. 12 for donuts to fuel your morning studying.
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Make-Up/Reading Day

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:00am

 

 

Robert Ogburn

Tales from the Motherland: Korea and the Power of Small

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
A lecture and reception with Robert Ogburn, the 2017 SMPA Public Diplomacy Fellow.
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Career Conversations: Networking Best Practices

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
A networking workshop to explore best practices around internship and job search strategy whether you want to get on the air, behind the camera, in the newsroom or on a strategic communications team.
Covering Cyber

Covering Cyber

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:00am
A panel conversation about what the press and policymakers are saying and doing about cyber issues, what's getting ignored and what needs to be prioritized.
Trump's First Year

Trump's First Year

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 7:00pm
After one year of Donald Trump, one thing is certain: journalism is and will never be the same. Join us for a front-row view of the Trump presidency.
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Webinar: Master's in Media and Strategic Communication

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn about the M.A. in Media and Strategic Communication at the George Washington University and get your questions answered by Professor Matthew Hindman.
SMPA Town Hall: Media and Politics

SMPA Media and Politics Town Hall

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
The first SMPA Town Hall was driven by students, faculty and other members of the audience taking the current state of media and politics head-on.
Media and Public Affairs Building

All Majors Night

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

Hear from a special guest speaker and learn about our exciting lineup of events and exclusive opportunities for SMPA students as we kickoff the 2017-18 academic year.

Media and Public Affairs Building

Freshman Orientation

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Incoming School of Media and Public Affairs freshmen in the Political Communication and Journalism and Mass Communication programs are invited to attend the SMPA Freshman Orientation Pizza Par

Alumni at networking reception

An Evening with Frank Sesno and Alumni Networking Reception (DC)

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
The GW School of Media and Public Affairs and the Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network invite you to join fellow area alumni for a networking reception and dynamic conversation with Frank Sesno.

An Evening with Frank Sesno and Alumni Networking Reception (NYC)

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The GW School of Media and Public Affairs and the Alumni in Media & Communications Industry Network invite you to join fellow area alumni for a networking reception and dynamic conversation wit

graduates after reception

SMPA Graduation Breakfast Reception

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Director Frank Sesno and the faculty of the School of Media and Public Affairs invite graduating Journalism and Mass Communication, Political Communication majors and their families to a graduation breakfast reception.
SMPA Awards Night with CNN's Dana Bash

The Annual SMPA Awards Night

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 6:15pm
Each year, the School of Media and Public Affairs gives a number of awards, fellowships, prizes, and other special opportunities to enhance our students' abilities to pursue their academic goals and be recognized for their achievements.

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