April 2021
The McCourt School is excited to announce the inaugural Howard Scholar at McCourt, Quentin Byrd. Graduating from Howard University in May with a bachelor’s of business administration, Byrd will join the McCourt School’s Master of Public Policy Evening Program (MPP-EP) in the fall on a full-tuition scholarship.
We are excited to announce the 2021 Whittington Scholar Andrea Arciniegas Murillo (MPP’21), a student from Colombia with a passion for sustainable development. The Whittington Scholarship is a prestigious award given to a second-year McCourt student who excels academically and displays a strong commitment to serving their community. 
After witnessing the impact COVID-19 had on small businesses in DC, McCourt School students Nicholas Stabile (MPP ‘21) and Lindsey Volz (MPP ‘22) outlined a winning proposal to help ensure that longtime DC businesses are given the tools they need to remain in the city.
Joe Biden took office with an ambitious agenda: tackle the coronavirus pandemic and its economic effects, climate change, immigration reform and racial justice. We asked our experts: how is his administration doing so far?