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Students, faculty and alumni of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University are constantly making headlines. In fact, we can't keep up with all of the good news! Read about some of the amazing accomplishments, events and happenings in Scripps and among its people below. You may want to use the tags above to sort for categories that pique your interest!


OHIO’s Media & Arts Students experiencing Semester-in-LA

Sep 16, 2014 Twenty students in the School of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University have officially started their semester in LA. All juniors and seniors, the students are taking a full load of classes focused on the business aspect of Hollywood.
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Scripps students complete six-week Screenwriting & Documentary Storytelling program in Ireland

Sep 15, 2014 Fourteen students—ten from the School of Media Arts & Studies, three from the E.W. School of Journalism and one from Communication Studies—spent their summer in Ireland studying Screenwriting, Documentary Storytelling and Irish Culture Through Film.
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OHIO SPJ named 2014 Campus Chapter of the Year

Sep 11, 2014 The Ohio University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists accepted two awards at the the Student Union event conducted as part of Excellence in Journalism 14 conference presented by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association, on Sept. 5, in Nashville, Tenn. OHIO SPJ was named the Campus Chapter of the Year as well as Region 4 Campus Chapter of the year.
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Ninth annual Scripps Day on Oct. 14 offers new internship funding opportunity

Sep 11, 2014 The ninth annual Scripps Day at Ohio University will take place Tuesday, Oct. 14, and will feature a new opportunity for Scripps College of Communication students to compete to become Scripps Next Top Intern, a designation that carries a $3,500 stipend.
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Water Project launch event highlights university collaboration

Sep 8, 2014 Nearly 75 people gathered on the main campus of Ohio University in the lobby of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Sept. 4 to celebrate the launch of a collaborative website for the Water Project, a public information clearinghouse for one of the region’s most important and disputed natural resources.
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Ohio University departments, schools collaborate on regional Water Project

Aug 29, 2014 On Sept. 4, at 4 p.m., a Water Project launch event and reception will take place to celebrate the collaborative project and work in progress. The event, which will take place in the lobby of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication at 20 W. Union Street, is free and open to the public.
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OHIO journalism faculty votes to condemn arrests of journalists, including alumnus Wes Lowery

Aug 15, 2014 The faculty of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism joins with the National Association of Black Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Society of Professional Journalists (see statements below), and other news organizations in condemning the arrest of journalists, including alumnus Wes Lowery, carrying out their constitutionally protected work in reporting about the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Scripps journalism junior wins #BobcatExperience contest

Aug 11, 2014 Meg Omecene, a student in Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, has been named the winner of the second annual “#BobcatExperience Contest,” earning the honor of delivering the official student welcome at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.
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WOUB’s Perspectives examines hard issues through a local lens

Aug 5, 2014 Perspectives, a WOUB Public Media series that started as a conversation-style show dealing with global issues has morphed into a cinematic, mostly monologue-based web series highlighting world problems, LGBT issues, disability and inclusion, sexual assault and more in an emotional, compelling way.
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Evan Shaw, Lynn Harter win regional Emmy

Aug 4, 2014 Evan Shaw and Lynn Harter were recipients of an Emmy award Aug. 1 for an excerpt of a new documentary series “The Courage of Creativity.” Two student groups were also among the winners.
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