Press Releases

New GW Battleground Poll: Presidential Race Neck and Neck, Voters’ Support is Reluctant

September 07, 2016
The race for president has tightened considerably, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll. The poll finds the race is about even with 42 percent of likely voters supporting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and 40 percent supporting Republican nominee Donald Trump.

GW Announces Scholarship with White House Correspondents’ Association

April 12, 2015
The George Washington University announced a new scholarship today in partnership with the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA). The scholarship will provide one journalism student each year with a financial award and a seat at the annual WHCA Dinner.

19 Universities Join Carnegie-Knight News21 Marijuana Investigation

April 06, 2015
Top journalism students from 19 universities will lead an investigation into the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana as part of the 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.

Voice of America Director to Discuss Global US Voice in Changing Media Landscape at GW

January 22, 2015
David Ensor, director of Voice of America, will visit the George Washington University on Jan. 27 to discuss challenges that the U.S.-funded media outlet faces as it presents to a global audience. He will also discuss the strategy behind VOA's outreach to various audiences.

National Geographic to Collaborate with Planet Forward for ‘Campus Voices’ on Food Blog

October 09, 2014
Students from George Washington University’s Planet Forward Campus Consortium, a digital storytelling collaborative housed within GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), now have the opportunity to have their writing and videos published on National Geographic’s blog "The Plate."

Obama and Romney Insiders to Discuss Future of Digital Campaigning

August 20, 2014
Zac Moffatt, former digital director of Romney for President, and Michael Slaby, former chief integration and innovation officer of Obama for America, will share insights from their years in the political trenches on how the Web has reinvented how campaigns are run.

Planet Forward Launches New Initiatives to Increase Focus on Sustainability

May 02, 2014
Planet Forward, housed within the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA), announced Thursday the launch of the Planet Forward University Consortium, a partnership with colleges and universities engaged with sustainability.