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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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Issue #99

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. Anne Applebaum, “The False Romance of Russia,”  December 12, 2019, The Atlantic.  Pulitzer prize...

IPDGC to host Distinguished Humphrey Fellows in 2020

The Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication (IPDGC) recently received a $124,000 grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and CulturalAffairs, to host a Distinguished Humphrey Fellowship Program on Media and Information, in...

A look back on IPDGC events

As this year draws to a close, IPDGC would like to recap some of our activities of the Fall semester. We hope that you’ve had the opportunity to attend some of the events: Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan, September 25. Asia Centre: Fake...

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