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CPS Student Selected as a Semi-finalist in New Venture Competition

June 03, 2019
Congratulations to Zhanar Kubekbai (CPS ’20), a semi-finalist in GW’s New Venture Competition (NVC). Her team made it through the most competitive field ever in the history of the competition.
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GW Launches Graduate Certificate for California Paralegals

June 02, 2019

GW will launch a new, fully online graduate certificate in California Paralegal Studies, adding to the suite of well-established and rigorous paralegal studies programs offered by the university.

An Anatomy of Fake News report

Report Now Available: An Anatomy of Fake News

June 01, 2019
There is now a 125-page report available, An Anatomy of Fake News - History, Populism, Partisanship, Technology and Solutions, a product of last year’s 2018 Breux Symposium on fake news sponsored by GW’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) and the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the Louisiana State University Manship School of Mass Communications (LSU).
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Melissa Feuer Selected as Inaugural Member of Academic Leadership Academy

May 31, 2019
Congratulations to Melissa Feuer, CPS’s assistant dean of students, for being selected as an inaugural member of GW’s Academic Leadership Academy. Feuer will participate in the yearlong, cohort-based program designed to further develop the skills of effective academic leaders, a new initiative organized by GW’s Office of the Provost.

Faculty Member Mark Morgan Nominated to Head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency

May 30, 2019
Congratulations to Mark A. Morgan, a CPS Homeland Security master's program degree faculty member, who was recently nominated by President Trump to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE).
Adele Ashkar

A Campus for Creatures: GW’s Sustainable Grounds Initiative

May 29, 2019
Adele Ashkar, CPS’s associate dean for academic excellence, has been assisting with GW’s sustainable campus initiatives using her extensive experience in landscape design and sustainable plants. She meets once a month with GW's Division of Operations and progress is being made all over campus.
Matt Dallek, GSPM faculty member

GW Expert Weighs in on Mueller Report

April 22, 2019
Graduate School of Political Management professor Matthew Dallek shared his thoughts on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report with GW Today, as congressional interpretations of the report continue to fall generally along party lines.
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CPS Students Compete in Virginia Cyber Competition

March 01, 2019
The world of cybersecurity is full of challenges and unknown dangers. Last week, a team of six GW cybersecurity bachelor’s degree students participated in a hands-on learning experience to help them be ready for the real challenges they will face in their future careers.
Dr. Todd Belt in a dark suit, white shirt and glasses in his office looking at a computer monitor watching Michael Cohen testify

Getting to Know Dr. Todd Belt: Political Management Program Director

February 28, 2019
Dr. Todd Belt joined GW’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) as the new program director of the Political Management Program in January 2019. Now that Dr. Belt, an accomplished educator, author and researcher, is settling into his new role, and a new city, we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know him a little better.
U.S. Rep. Wexton, professional attire, long blond hair, stands to the right of GW Pres. LeBlanc in suit. She is holding a photo.

GW Hosts Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Business Leaders for Discussion

February 27, 2019
Dozens of capital-area executives gathered at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. for a discussion with U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.). The event, hosted in partnership with the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, brought together leaders from healthcare, banking, construction, information technology, consulting and nonprofit industries to hear about Ms. Wexton’s priorities and ask questions during an hourlong discussion.
Book cover Work is Love Made Visible with co-author Sarah McArthur in black shirt

Publishing Alumna Co-Publishes Book

February 26, 2019
Sarah McArthur, a proud GW Alumna with a master’s degree in publishing from CPS, COO of Marshall Goldsmith Inc., and Founder and CEO of *sdedit, is excited to announce her newly published book, Work Is Love Made Visible: A Collection of Essays about the Power of Finding Your Purpose from the World’s Greatest Thought Leaders, edited by Frances Hesselbein, Marshall Goldsmith, and Sarah McArthur with a foreword by former CEO of Boeing and Ford, Alan Mulally.
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Update: The UK Parliament’s Hearings at GW on Fake News

February 26, 2019
Last year the UK Parliament reached out to the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) for help with an unprecedented hearing as part of its investigation on fake news. GSPM and the School of Media and Public Affairs hosted the public evidence session for the committee last winter at GW’s Marvin Center in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony from executives with Twitter, Google, Facebook, YouTube, CNN, The New York Times and other media enterprises on fake news and social media platforms. One year later, members of Britain’s House of Commons continue the conversation at GW.
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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Rule

February 24, 2019
Congratulations to CPS faculty member Elizabeth Rule who successfully defended her dissertation in December 2018 and completed her Ph.D. in American Studies at Brown University.
Duncan Bedlion smiling with cars behind him in his police uniform with badge

Alumnus tapped as Commander of Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District

February 23, 2019
Duncan Bedlion, a double GW alumnus, with a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s degree from the GW College of Professional Studies in security and safety leadership in 2014 (now known as the Homeland Security Program), has been promoted to the Commander of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District.
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GSPM Faculty Receive 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award

February 23, 2019
Congratulations to GSPM Strategic Public Relations program director Dr. Larry Parnell and GSPM professor Dr. Janis Teruggi Page on winning a 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook and Academic Authors Association (TAA) for their book, Introduction to Strategic Public Relations: Digital, Global, and Socially Responsible Communication!