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Students share their stories at the annual Planet Forward summit.

Leading the Planet Forward

July 05, 2018
Young people are leading the way in building a sustainable world. Planet Forward - created in 2009 by Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank Sesno— is playing an instrumental role in those efforts. The initiative, situated in GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs, empowers new voices and leads a global conversation on the planet’s future.
Char Beales, B.A. ’73

$3.2 Million Bequest Will Fund Professorship of Accountability in Journalism

October 12, 2016
In an effort to ensure accountability and accuracy are not left behind in the changing landscape of journalism, Ms. Beales and her husband, Howard Beales, professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy in the GW School of Business, have pledged $3.2 million to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs to fund an endowed professorship.

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