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Steven Livingston

Steven Livingston and Colleagues Explore New Tools for Transnational Advocacy

April 21, 2016
Steven Livingston hosted a group of scientists and technologists at the School of Media and Public Affairs to discuss cutting-edge airborne hyperspectral sensors. Livingston and his colleagues were interested in how the technology can help NGOs detect mass grave sites.
Rachel Kliger

SMPA Student Named Finn Partners-Widmeyer Communications Scholar

April 15, 2016

For the second year, Widmeyer Communications, a Finn Partners Company, has partnered with George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) to provide the Widmeyer-Finn

Racehl Kliger

Rachel Kliger, MA'16, Named Finn Partners-Widmeyer Communications Scholar

April 15, 2016
For the second year, Widmeyer Communications, a Finn Partners Company, has partnered with George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) to provide the Widmeyer-Finn Partners Communications Scholar program to a student pursuing a career in public affairs.
SMPA Awards Night 2016

SMPA Awards $122,700 to Students

April 14, 2016
On April 13, 2016, students, faculty, alumni and friends celebrated Awards Night at School of Media and Public Affairs. Director Frank Sesno and Professor Steven V. Roberts presented students with $122,700 in awards and fellowship prizes, the most SMPA has ever awarded. The prizes are part of SMPA's commitment to enhance students’ educational and career goals and recognize them for their achievements. Congratulations to all the winners (listed below)!
Robert Entman

Robert Entman Receives the Distinguished Scholar Award

April 08, 2016
J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs Robert M. Entman was awarded the International Communication Distinguished Scholar Award during the International Studies Association (ISA) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Race for the White House

GW Revisits Kennedy-Nixon Election

April 04, 2016
It was supposed to be the night when Richard Nixon, vice president of the United States, reestablished control in the race for the White House. He would demonstrate his qualifications, prove the inexperience of his challenger and overcome the tactical mistakes that had plagued his campaign to that point. It turned out to be a mismatch. Mr. Nixon looked sweaty, pale and uncomfortable, while John F. Kennedy seemed fresh, cool and presidential on Sept. 26, 1960, when the two candidates met in Chicago for the first televised presidential debate. Seven weeks later, Mr. Kennedy was president-elect, having won one of the closest national elections in U.S. history.
Inside the Presidential Debates, Martha Raddatz

Decision 2016 Panelists Discuss the Upcoming Presidential Debates

April 01, 2016
Two gladiators step into the arena, dressed in their finest armor and ready for a heated battle. The crowd waits with anticipation as they prepare for combat.