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GW Ethics in Publishing Conference Draws Large Virtual Crowd

December 12, 2020
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, John W. Warren, director of our master’s in publishing program, successfully held the 10th Annual Ethics in Publishing Conference for hundreds of participants. The virtual program included 11 sessions and 22 speakers, with topics such as equity, inclusion, diversity, accessibility, sustainability, peer review and other issues of ethics in publishing. Videos available.
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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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Call for Papers: New Journal of Ethics in Publishing

June 01, 2020
The George Washington University Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program is soliciting papers for the Journal of Ethics in Publishing, a new, open access journal to be managed by students in GW’s publishing program.

Publishing Students Share Five Career Development Lessons

May 28, 2020
Susan Chavez and Chloe Fells, graduate students in the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing Program, have published an article “5 Things Learned from The SSP DC Career Development Lab” in The Scholarly Kitchen.
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Attend the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference April 23 in D.C.

March 02, 2020
The Master of Professional Studies in publishing program will be holding its 10th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference, April 23, 2020, at GW’s Gelman Library in Washington, D.C. The conference includes presentations on topics such as equity, inclusion and accessibility. Publishers, librarians, students and researchers are invited to join us for the free event.
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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.
Arnie Grossblatt

A Fond Adieu to a CPS Stalwart

August 28, 2018
Dr. Arnie Grossblatt dedicated the last ten years as program director nurturing the growth of the master’s degree in publishing program. When he came to GW he brought extensive experience in technology publishing, which was just what the program needed to continue developing its curriculum and begin offering an online education option.
John Warren

Publishing Program Welcomes New Director

August 21, 2018
The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John W. Warren as Associate Professor and Director of the Publishing Program in the College of Professional Studies, effective Aug. 13.
Nancy Cleary, GW Publishing master's student

Publishing Student’s Indie Company Releases Book by Blind Author

April 20, 2018
“I will never look at anything the same again,” wrote Nancy Cleary, a master’s degree candidate in GW’s Publishing program, after reviewing the pitch her indie publishing company received for a young-adult novel written by a blind author.
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What Is the Value of a Master’s In Publishing?

April 17, 2018
Jasmine Wallace, a GW alumna from the Master's in Publishing program, reflects on the value of a master's in publishing degree in response to an article in The Scholarly Kitchen.
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“All Roads Lead Back to Arnie Grossblatt and GW’s Publishing Program”

December 16, 2017
According to a recent article in Publishers Weekly “D.C. Metro Spotlight: In the Nation's Capital, Even the Books Are Mission Driven,” for those learning the publishing trade, all roads lead back to Arnie Grossblatt and George Washington University’s publishing program.