March 2020
As many businesses and schools begin to transition into a new virtual environment, the Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School (GU Politics) hosted its first virtual forum event to discuss “Leadership During Crisis: Combating Coronavirus.”
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, an amendment that established women's right to vote in the United States. In celebration of the anniversary and to celebrate Women’s History Month, GU Politics and SiriusXM hosted a discussion earlier this month with the first female Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi and Julie Mason of SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel.
The 2020 Democratic race set the record for the number of women competing for one party’s presidential nomination. The McCourt School’s Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) recent report examines education and bias against women in American politics in six helpful charts
Ahead of Super Tuesday, students filled Copley Formal Lounge for a  panel discussion  examining the current state of the 2020 presidential race and what to expect as Election Day approaches. The panelists, each with different perspectives and backgrounds, touched on the democratic nomination process, coalition building, media coverage, and President Trump’s re-election strategy.