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15K in Capstone Consulting Service Hours by Graduates
On May 2, Trachtenberg students gave poster presentations on their capstone projects (some pictured above) and celebrated their upcoming graduation. During the fall and spring semesters, the students supported 30 clients with 15,400+ pro-bono hours.
Are you interested in being a capstone client? Reach out to Kate Rosa, Director of Administration and Operations at the Trachtenberg School.
Revising Regulatory Review: Expert Insights on the Biden Administration's Guidelines for Regulatory Analysis
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On May 9, the Regulatory Studies Center (RSC) and the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis hosted a discussion of recent changes to regulatory practices and analysis featuring Richard Revesz, OIRA Administrator, and a panel of former OIRA administrators who served in the Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations. The panel included Susan Dudley, who is the co-director of the RSC, Trachtenberg faculty member, and former OIRA administrator. Watch the discussions here.
Volume 30 Executive Board
 Evan Linett, Lancy Downs, and 
Kody Keckler, the executive board for this year's 
Policy Perspectives 
Rachel Emas
ASPA Award Goes to Rachel Emas 
Rachel Emas, Trachtenberg School Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the Master of Arts in Environmental Resource Policy (MA-ENRP), won ASPA’s Section on Democracy and Social Justice’s 2023 Peer Reviewed Article of the Year Award for “Strategies for Introspection and Instruction Towards Antiracism in Public Management and Administration” published in the Journal of Public Management & Social Policy.
Gregory Squires
Gregory Squires Receives UAA-Sage Activist Scholar Award 
Emeritus Professor Gregory Squires is the 2023 recipient of the Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award given by the Urban Affairs Association and SAGE Publishing. Among other accolades, the award committee noted: "Dr. Squires has demonstrated clear commitment to community engagement and activism on behalf of marginalized communities, particularly in terms of urban housing and development policy. His decades-long steadfastness to these causes embodies the spirit and practice of the activist scholar.”
Photo of Costis Toregas & Lt. Gen. Michael Vetter
Costis Toregas (left) and Lt. Gen. Michael Vetter (right) courtesy of GW Today
GW Cybersecurity and Privacy Research Institute Discusses AI Advancements with Germany’s Top Information Officer 
GW's Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute (CSPRI) recently hosted a roundtable discussion on the impact of advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and the global implications of the new technology. Costis Toregas, Director of CSPRI and courtesy faculty member at the Trachtenberg School, moderated the discussion with the Chief Information Officer of the German Ministry of Defense Lt. Gen. Michael Vetter.
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