Top Secret Academic Seminar
Students had the opportunity to explore the inner workings of the U.S. national security landscape with nationally recognized journalists, politicians, political analysts, and scholars as their guides, expanded their knowledge of American and international politics through on-site visits to such places as Capitol Hill, executive agencies, embassies, think tanks, and media organizations in Washington, D.C., and more.
Presidential Inauguration Program
The Presidential Inauguration was a special ten-day academic seminar focusing on the newly elected presidential administration. Students from all across the country converge in the nation’s capital to be a part of the historic moment when the President will be sworn into office.
Democratic and Republican National Conventions
Students were actively involved and participated in the Democratic or Republican National Conventions in 2012. Since 1984, The Washington Center has been the only academic institution providing an inside look at both national nominating conventions.
Leadership in Communication
This program offered students the opportunity to participate in both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in 2012.