News Archive

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TSPPPA Ranks among the Best in Country

April 13, 2022

Columbian College’s Trachtenberg School increased its overall standing among public affairs schools in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s top graduate programs.

Letter to Masters and Combined Degree Students

February 24, 2022

Dear masters and combined degree students,

Letter to TSPPPA Students from Director Mary Tschirhart: Welcome Back!

January 06, 2022
Welcome Back to all TSPPPA Students!

Fall Capstone Final Presentations

November 05, 2021

Please join instructors Joe Cordes and Jaci Dickerson for the Fall Capstone final presentations. There will be five presentations:

Spring 2022 Field of Study Course Offerings

November 05, 2021

PAD 6048.10 – Financing State and Local Government

Apply to be a TSPPPA Research Assistant for Spring 2022

November 05, 2021

As a Graduate Research Assistant, you will work up to 10 to 15 hours per week with Trachtenberg School faculty and staff.

You're Invited to TSPPPA's Annual Holiday Party

November 05, 2021

Please join the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration for our annual Holiday Party on Friday, December 10, 4:00-5:30 pm at 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 10th

Printed issue of TSPPPA Policy Perspectives

Submit an Article and Get Published in Policy Perspectives!

August 21, 2021
Are you looking for an opportunity to be published in a peer-reviewed journal? Policy Perspectives is now accepting article submissions.
Zeita Merchant in Coast Guard uniform with ships on the water in the background

Coast Guard Alumni Serve Ships and Shores

August 11, 2021

As Coast Guard officers, TSPPPA alumni like Captain Zeita Merchant, MPA ’10, are trailblazers, lifesavers and among the nation’s leading military minds.

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PEER Partnership Expands Education Equity

August 04, 2021
A new initiative co-sponsored by TSPPPA brings together economists, academics and lawyers to promote social progress in higher education.
Kate Yang

Study: School Shootings Shatter Communities

June 09, 2021

TSPPPA Professor Lang (Kate) Yang uncovered the hidden toll of decades of school shootings as higher-income families move away from communities struggling with stigma.

Jerry Ellig speaking at a podium with a George Washington University sign

Remembering Jerry Ellig (1962 – 2021)

January 27, 2021

Dr. Jerry Ellig, research professor at the Trachtenberg School’s Regulatory Studies Center, passed away suddenly on Wednesday of last week.

Regulatory Studies OIRA Fellowship

January 04, 2021
The George Washington University Regulatory Studies Fellowship offers a unique, cross-cutting perspective on how federal regulations are developed.

International Simulation Competition

January 04, 2021
Nominations for the annual NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition are now open.

The Hatfield Graduate Journal of Public Affairs

January 04, 2021
The Hatfield Graduate Journal of Public Affairs is accepting submissions for its Spring 2021 issue.

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