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Public Performance Conference

The National Center for Public Performance at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration will be hosting their 10th annual Public Performance conference in Boston September 28-29. Trachtenberg School students are invited to attend. The event brings together around 200 academics, analysts, directors, and local managers from both the public and nonprofit sectors for discussions […]

Volunteers Needed for Medical Study

Researchers at the Milken Institute School of Public Health & the GW Medical Faculty Associates are recruiting volunteers to participate in a study to learn about the effects of low-calorie sweeteners on metabolism and health. If you are a healthy female, between 18-25 years of age, please consider participating. The study involves a phone screening, an in-person screening […]

SID-Washington Event on Doing Reform Differently

The SID-Washington Democracy, Rights, & Governance Workgroup Presents Doing Reform Differently: Can Problem-Driven Iterative Adaptation be Scaled Up? on Tuesday, June 20, from 11:30a.m-1:30p.m. at SID-Washington, 1111 19th Street NW, 7th Floor.  Registration is required to attend and will close at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 19. In the last several years some development experts have advocated for “Doing Development Differently” (DDD), which is […]

Join the Committee for DC SCEP

The Trachtenberg School is seeking volunteers to work on the Student Organizing Committee for the DC Consortium Student Conference on Evaluation and Policy (SCEP). The inaugural conference took place on May 5, 2017 and was co-sponsored by GW’s Trachtenberg School, Howard, and George Mason universities. We are looking for 2-3 Trachtenberg School students to help […]

Live at Urban – Housing Challenges Facing LGBTQ Communities

Trachtenberg School students are invited to attend Live at Urban – Housing Challenges Facing LGBTQ Communities on Thursday, June 29, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Urban Institute 2100 M Street NW, 5th floor. Registration is required to attend this free event. The legal and policy landscape for LGBTQ people searching for and securing housing continues to […]

Fall Consortium Course on Nonprofits and Public Policy

Dr. Jasmine Johnson recommends Trachtenberg School students consider this course available at American University this fall: PUAD 685.5 Nonprofits and Public Policy, Thursdays, 5:30-8:00p.m. Course Description Policy directs and shapes the activities of nonprofits in many ways including how they structure themselves, raise funds, and advocate for policy change. This course examines both how policy […]

New Fall Special Topics Course: Designing More Effective Government Relations

Designing More Effective Government Regulations (PPPA6085.12) will meet on Thursdays from 6:10-8pm. The 3-credit course will be taught by David Hindin and Jon Silberman. Effective government regulations play a critical role in protecting public health, the environment, and our economy but achieving these protections depends on widespread compliance with the regulations. This course reviews the economic, behavioral, […]

The Wilson Center-Arctic Circle Forum: The United States and Russia in the Arctic

Trachtenberg School students are invited to attend The Wilson Center-Arctic Circle Forum: The United States and Russia in the Arctic on Wednesday, June 21, from 8:30 am-5:40 pm at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Amphitheater. Register to attend. The Arctic is a region of international dialogue and potential competition, of varied challenges and diverse opportunities. […]

PhDs: Price Theory Scholar Program

The Price Theory Scholar Program allows PhD students in economics from other universities to experience and learn to apply price theory in the Chicago tradition during a one-quarter residency at the University of Chicago in fall quarter 2017. Selected students are enrolled in the first quarter of the Price Theory sequence taught by Kevin M. Murphy. […]

Fall Course: Econometrics 2

One section of Econometrics 2 (PPPA 8022) is being offered in the Fall on Monday nights. Students that have already registered should note that the course has been changed from Wednesday nights to Mondays. You can now register online with the CRN 87975.