Jenny Suzdak

SMPA’s ‘The Source’ canceled due to lack of enrollment

Correction appended The Source, a weekly television show produced by students in the School of Media and Public Affairs, was canceled this spring after the class tasked with creating the show did not meet the minimum number of students needed to produce it. Students enrolled in SMPA 137 – Broadcast News Studio Production – and […]

Plouffe offers hopeful view for Dems

Political strategist and chief campaign manager for President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign David Plouffe spoke at the Elliott School Tuesday night, discussing how the Democrats could lose in Massachusetts, health care reform, and his new book, “The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory.” Huffington Post White House […]

GSPM founding dean to leave post after 23 years

The founding director of the Graduate School of Political Management announced last week that he will step down July 1, saying the school has grown immensely since its inception and is well placed to continue on with a new director. Chris Arterton has been with the school since 1987 and has served as its first […]

Number of graduate students reaches new high

For months, universities, employers and even President Barack Obama have been telling students and employees that now is a great time to enter graduate school, and from the 13 percent surge in graduate applications this year, it appears people are listening. GW currently has 14,000 students enrolled in its graduate programs – the largest graduate […]

Scheduling issues prompt space changes

The University was forced to add classroom space this fall, after space restrictions left the registrar in a scheduling pinch, University officials said. Two additional classroom spaces – Rome B104 and Phillips 306 – were added to help ease the scheduling strain for the fall semester, but with 155 general purpose classrooms and 4,500 classes, […]

Lead paint prompts University e-mail

Some students living in 2109 F. St. said this week that GW’s Office of Risk Management failed to fully explain the presence of potentially harmful lead-based paint used in their building. Residents received an e-mail Oct. 14 from their Residential Advisory Council asking for students to report chipping paint in their rooms and sign a […]

Still funding after all these years

Web Exclusive Mary Chapin was on the verge of dropping out of school. Her father, the family’s provider, had died in a fire at Ford’s Theatre and she had no way to pay for her last semester. As one of the first 13 women admitted to the Columbian University – what is now known as […]

At Elliott School, Professor talks relations between India, China

Calling China and India emerging post-colonial empires, Westminster University professor Dr. Dibyesh Anand said the two countries threaten global peace and minorities within their borders Monday at the Elliott School. In an event aimed to answer questions of power and identity, Anand, who teaches international relations in London, said that since China and India have […]