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Fall 2020 Update

The George Washington University recently announced the university's approach to reopening.  With all the considerations to keep our community safe, the decision has been made to hold all undergraduate courses online for the fall semester, with limited exceptions. And most graduate programs will be conducted online, with certain programs holding discipline-specific in-person classes. Please find more details here - GW's Fall 2020 Update

Information for the Global Communication master's program - Flex-Start Program for Fall 2020 Admitted Elliott School Graduate Students

Information on the Global Communications Master's program >

What is special about the George Washington University, in particular the Global Communication master's program, is how it merges theory with practice. In my Public Diplomacy class, we did everything a public diplomacy practitioner would do including writing speeches, press simulations, and developing a public diplomacy strategy for our "embassy".

After graduation, I will be joining the U.S. Foreign Service as a Public Diplomacy Officer.  I am excited to explain U.S. history, cultures, and values to foreign audiences and promote educational and cultural exchange abroad.

Chaniqua Nelson

Master's in Global Communication, 2020 and Walter Roberts Public Diplomacy Student Award recipient, 2020

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PDx podcast is back for Fall

PDx podcast is back for Fall

This fall 2020 marks the 2nd anniversary of the Public Diplomacy Examined podcast. This podcast takes a look at the world of public diplomacy, professional exchanges, international education, global careers, and foreign affairs. This past summer, SMPA graduate student...

Issue #102

Issue #102

Intended for teachers of public diplomacy and related courses, here is an update on resources that may be of general interest.  Suggestions for future updates are welcome.  Bruce Gregory can be reached at BGregory@gwu.edu Anne Applebaum, Twilight of Democracy: The...

Issue #101

Intended for teachers of public diplomacy and related courses, here is an update on resources that may be of general interest.  Suggestions for future updates are welcome. William J. Burns, “A Make-or-Break Test for American Diplomacy,” April 6, 2020; “The Damage at...

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