The School of Media and Public Affairs is a convener, bringing together government leaders, distinguished journalists, leading academics and more to campus — from down the street at the White House and Capitol and around the world.

Our events provide a high-profile platform for thoughtful and balanced conversations that deliver unique insights and help chart a path forward for the issues our world faces, from the future of news to advancing civil discourse and healing partisan divides.





Eric Holder in Conversation with Cheryl W. Thompson

Eric Holder, in Conversation with Cheryl W. Thompson

Wednesday, 10/11/2023, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

In partnership with SMPA, the Xi Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is proud to present a conversation with Eric H. Holder, Jr.

Generative AI in Campaigns

How Generative AI Has Already Changed Campaigning

Thursday, 10/19/2023, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Campaigns & Elections is excited to partner with SMPA on this conversation about the role of AI in campaigns.