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Alumni Newsletter

The TSPPPA newsletter features alumni and school updates as well as event information. If you are one of our alumni, update your contact information with the GW Office of Alumni Relations to start receiving this and other exclusive benefits. Read the latest issue.

Monthly newsletter

Monthly Trachtenberg News

This short newsletter shares monthly highlights with Trachtenberg community friends and the leaders at other schools of public affairs. Subscribe to the monthly newsletter.

Weekly Skim and Career news

Weekly Skim and Career News

These two newsletters are sent to current students and have useful information about events and career opportunities. If you are a TSPPPA student and are not subscribed to either newsletter, please contact us.


Policy Perspectives Journal


The Policy Perspectives journal and accompanying blog and the GW WonkCast are student-produced media that provide opportunities for students and alumni to publish their work. The peer-reviewed journal is published annually, and all Trachtenberg School students and alumni are invited to submit articles.

A printed issue of Policy Perspectives, the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration journal



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News From TSPPPA

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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!

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.