The Shirley Povich Symposium is an annual event sponsored by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and the Povich family that brings together leading figures in sports and journalism to debate current topics in sports and their impact on society.
November 10, 2015: Sportswriting Then & Now: With a Look at the Past & Future
November 11, 2014: Racism in Sports: How Far Have We Really Come?
November 5, 2013: Maryland to the Big Ten: Charting the Future; Remembering the Past
November 13, 2012: Our Sports: A Look at the Area Sports Scene
November 2, 2011: Washington Redskins 50 Year Anniversary of Breaking the Color Barrier
November 17, 2010: The Changing Landscape of Sports: How Much is too Much?
November 11, 2009: Intercollegiate Athletics: Pro/Con: The Joys and Challenges of College Sports
November 12, 2008: Sports, Race and the Media
November 8, 2007: The State of Sports Journalism Today
November 9, 2006: Out of Bounds: When Athletes Make Front-Page News