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Sep 8, 2014 | Elevation DC

Historic Building to Become UGA Student Housing

Renovations to UGA's first facility in Washington, D.C. have begun! The University's property, located on the corner of C Street and Massachusetts Avenue, was formerly the headquarters of the American Society for Interior Designers. Come January 2015, the building will house the students of the Washington Semester Program.

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Jun 17, 2014 | Office of Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Evangeline George Named Deputy Communications Director

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced today that she has named Evangeline George as her new Deputy Communications Director. She has served on Pelosi’s staff since 2009 and currently serves as Press Secretary. Evangeline participated in the Fall 2008 Washington Semester Program and interned with Congressman John Barrow (D-GA). Congratulations Evangeline!

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Mar 28, 2014 | UGA News Service

WSP Student Receives Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship

Yuliya Bila, a fourth-year Honors student and a current Washington Semester Program student at the University of Georgia, has been awarded a Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship. As a junior fellow, Bila will have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to Congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists and government officials. Yuliya currently is interning with the U.S. Department of State.

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Aug 28, 2013 | UGA Today

President Morehead Establishes Need-Based Scholarship Fund

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead is continuing his commitment to students through a personal contribution establishing a need-based scholarship fund, in honor of his parents, designed to help undergraduates study in the nation's capital. Through the scholarship fund, Morehead is paying tribute to the important role his parents have played in his life. The Wade and Virginia Morehead Scholarship Fund will be used to support students with demonstrated financial need who participate in the UGA Washington Semester Program.

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Aug 23, 2013 | Facebook

Find Us Around Campus

Want to learn more about the WSP? You can visit us every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:30pm at the MLC, attend our information session on September 4th at 5:00pm in New College, attend the Studay Abroad Fair in October or we may speak at one of your classes. If this does not work, stop by our office in 114 New College.

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Jul 9, 2013 | UGA Today

UGA Foundation Provides Generous Support to the WSP

At its June 2013 meeting, the UGA Foundation allocated $500,000 to the Washington Semester Program, and earmarked $1 million to the purchase of a permanent facility to house the program.

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Apr 16, 2013 | Alumni Association

WSPers and DC Dawgs Team up to Attend a Nationals Game!

The WSP and Alumni Association are teaming up to go cheer on (or against) the Nationals!

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Apr 11, 2013 | WSP Facebook

WSP Students Meet with Braves Coach Fredi Gonzalez

WSP students this week got the chance to meet with Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez at a Georgia State Society reception.

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Apr 8, 2013 | UGA Today

Sara Black Announced 2013 Udall Scholar

Last week, Sara Black (Fall 2012 WSP) was awarded a 2013 Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Scholarship. As one of only 50 students to receive this award, this is an outstanding achievement for Sara who interned with the Sierra Club when she participated in the Fall 2012 Washington Semester Program. Congratulations Sara! Read the full press release online.

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Feb 8, 2012 | UGA Amazing Students

Elena Gomez is Featured as the Amazing Student

Fall 2010 Washington Semester Program alumna Elena Gomez is featured as UGA's Amazing Student this week.

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