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Event Recap: The Conduct of Cyber-Enabled Information Operations

December 11, 2020
During the Sept. 17, 2020 virtual event, a distinguished panel of experts discussed a fictitious, but realistic video scenario. A terrorist group working with sophisticated, international hackers launched a multi-faceted cyber campaign aimed at undermining western democratic principles and election security. They examined the challenges in the scenario, such as deception, cyberspace operations, election tampering, social media and related issues, as well as how to deter and counter them to maintain national and global security. Hosted by the Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management program at GW/CPS, in partnership with CSFI and the Economic and Trade office at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Courtney Wheeler

Two SUP Students Awarded APA Diversity Fellowship

December 10, 2020
Congratulations to Sustainable Urban Planning (SUP) students Alexander Davis and Courtney Wheeler for receiving the inaugural National Capital Area Chapter of the APA Diversity Fellowship (NCAC-APA).
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Cybersecurity Alumnus Passes Prestigious CISSP Certification

December 08, 2020
Congratulations to Eric J. Curcio, a 2018 alumnus of our cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program, on passing his Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) examination. The certification is highly sought after by employers as the “top” certification in cybersecurity.
Randy Townsend

Editor-in-Chief Announced for GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing

December 07, 2020
Randy Townsend, MPS, was announced as the inaugural Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing, a student-managed publication hosted by the Masters of Professional Studies in publishing program, within the College of Professional Studies at The George Washington University.
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Paralegal Studies Webinar: Robbing the Mail Train

October 16, 2020
Today the postal service is under attack on all fronts in an effort that some people believe is meant to influence the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. But are those attacks founded in reality? What’s really at play? And what’s at risk when we attack the United States Post Office? 
Melissa Feuer

CPS Leadership Changes, Acting Dean Feuer at the Helm

September 10, 2020
Melissa Feuer, the college’s associate dean for student and academic affairs, officially began her new role as acting dean of the College of Professional Studies on Sept. 1. Feuer steps in to replace Dr. Christopher J. Deering, who will be taking a sabbatical this upcoming year and returning to the faculty.
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Four Students Awarded Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellowships

September 09, 2020
Congratulations to Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) students Bridget Anshus, Jacqueline Beckwith, Samantha Chavin and Thomas Erb for winning The Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellowships.
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Six NAPLP Alumni Tackle Digital Disparities during COVID-19 Pandemic

September 08, 2020
Alumni of GW’s Native American Political Leadership Program landed virtual internships with AT&T this summer to bring corporate-government relations and advanced broadband access across Indian Country.
Adele Ashkar

CPS Bids Associate Dean Adele Ashkar A Fond Farewell

September 07, 2020
Adele Ashkar says she began teaching landscape design at GW one night a week in 1987. Since that time, she has held numerous roles at the university and become an essential part of the CPS leadership team. She has worked for CPS since 2003, most recently as the associate dean of academic excellence and associate professor of landscape design. She retired from GW on August 31.

GSPM’s Election Coverage & Research Continues…

September 06, 2020
The presidential elections only come once in four years and our Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) is working overtime to provide the political expertise and coverage of this historic election --- tapping faculty expertise, predicting election results and organizing special events.
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New Sustainable Urban Planning Newsletter Features Students & Faculty

September 05, 2020
The inaugural issue of the Sustainable Urban Planning Program (SUP) newsletter features interviews with three students about their experiences in the program, examples of hands-on student projects, snapshots of faculty activities, as well as information on urban planning career trends.
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Expanded Online Teaching Resources Now Available for Faculty Use

September 04, 2020

The CPS instructional design team announced the expansion of online teaching resources for faculty and training classes this summer.

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Pandemic Announcements, FAQs and more

September 03, 2020
With the fall semester underway, the GW community is demonstrating every day that it matters less where we are and more how we are coming together—supporting one another, remaining connected, and fulfilling our mission. A place to find answers to questions you may have.
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GW Offers Free Virtual Fall Group Fitness Classes

September 03, 2020
Join GW Campus Recreation on ZOOM for daily group fitness classes. Classes are free this fall and open to all GW students, faculty and staff! This schedule will run from August 31 - December 6, with a variety of cardio/strength classes and mind/body classes.
Nicole Mintz

Check out CPS’s new “Career Builder Series”

September 02, 2020

Nicole Mintz, director of CPS Career Services, has begun hosting a series of topical events to expand the programming options for students and alumni.