In His Own Words: A Founding Father’s Educational Legacy

February 16, 2017
George Washington believed a national university in Washington, D.C., could eliminate “jealousies and prejudices.”

Black Athletes and Activism

February 15, 2017
Experts from ESPN discuss at GW the pros and cons of athletes taking public stands on sometimes controversial issues.
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Could the New Education Secretary Transform Public Education?

February 13, 2017
GW expert Maria Voles Ferguson discusses Betsy DeVos's history with "school choice" and what she will bring to federal role.
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Sens. Cruz and Sanders Debate Future of Health Care

February 08, 2017
CNN town hall at George Washington University offers opposing points of view on what should happen with the Affordable Care Act.

Experts and Policymakers Gather for Food Summit

February 06, 2017
Farm Bill, child hunger, immigration among discussion topics at “Building Better Food Policy.”
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Members of Congress, Staff Cross the Aisle at GW Alumni Reception

February 03, 2017
Alumni Members credit GW for success and offer tributes to President Knapp at annual Capitol Hill event.
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Law Professor Stresses Civility, Integrity: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do’

February 03, 2017
The discussion with GW business students was part of the fourth annual Richard W. Blackburn Endowed Lecture on Civility and Integrity.
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Senators Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz to Debate Health Care at GW

February 02, 2017
The two senators will be at GW Tuesday as part of a 90-minute, prime time event hosted by CNN.
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White House Press Secretary: Media Report ‘Unbelievable Errors’

January 31, 2017
Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke with SMPA’s Frank Sesno as part of a forum on media’s relationship with President Trump.

A Cappella Singers Become Viral Voice of Women’s March

January 30, 2017
All-female musical group the GW Sirens comprised half of the choir in a video from the D.C. march viewed more than 14 million times.

SMPA Professors Weigh in on Trump and the Media

January 25, 2017
Nikki Usher and Ethan Porter discuss the Trump administration’s first press conferences, fake news and the way forward for media outlets.
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GW Community Marks Inauguration Weekend

January 23, 2017
George Washington University students, faculty and staff just wrapped up an Inauguration weekend filled with #OnlyatGW moments.
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Candidates for DNC Chair Debate Strategies at GW

January 22, 2017
The event hosted by the Huffington Post and SMPA welcomed seven hopefuls who want to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee. A second on-campus forum will take place Monday night.

GW Expert: Repealing Obamacare Would Hurt Patients, Economy

January 17, 2017
Director of the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health Center for Health Policy Research Leighton Ku discusses the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act.
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In His Own Words: Civil Rights Leader Remembers MLK

January 17, 2017
Julian Bond honored Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington at GW’s Commencement in 2008.