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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!


Scripps alumnus Ken Ehrlich receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Jan 30, 2015 Ken Ehrlich, BSJ ’64, was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Jan. 28, 2015, for his remarkable nearly-five-decade career in television.
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Scripps and WOUB host ‘A Beautiful Remedy’ screening debut

Jan 26, 2015 The first public screening of the documentary “A Beautiful Remedy” took place Friday, Jan. 23, on the main campus of Ohio University in Athens in Baker Center Theatre with more than 200 audience members. The film, which profiles the Arts and Medicine Program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital, was produced and directed by Dr. Lynn M. Harter, a professor and associate director for undergraduate studies in the School of Communication Studies and WOUB's Chief Editor/Videographer Evan Shaw.
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Scripps College of Communication contest to award student organization funds

Jan 23, 2015 Scripps College of Communication Dean Scott Titsworth is pleased to announce a student organization funding opportunity for organizations within the College.
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GRID Lab to host Global Game Jam site

Jan 22, 2015 The Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab will be hosting a participation site for the Global Game Jam January 23rd-25th, 2015. There are currently close to 500 sites worldwide participating. This is an open event for all Ohio University students and alumni. Space is limited.
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Semester-in-LA screening and panel 1/28 at Baker Theatre

Jan 20, 2015 Media Arts & Studies students produced three short projects in Los Angeles during last fall’s inaugural Semester-in-LA Program. Join LA program participants for a screening and panel discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Baker Theatre.
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'A Beautiful Remedy' screening set for Jan. 23

Jan 12, 2015 A public screening for the locally produced documentary 'A Beautiful Remedy' will be held Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Baker University Center Theater on the campus of Ohio University. A reception will follow.
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Upcoming American Humor Studies Association publication to explore MAD Magazine

Dec 23, 2014 When the American Humor Studies Association decided to devote its Fall 2014 issue of Studies in American Humor to MAD magazine, the AHSA was slammed with proposals. Ohio University School of Communication Studies faculty member and AHSA editor Judith Yaross Lee was impressed with the submissions.
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Scripps Next Top Intern Eric Tiu headed to Miss Universe Organization

Dec 17, 2014 Scripps College of Communication student Eric Tiu is basking in the light of the support of the Scripps Howard Foundation. After being named one of two winners in the Scripps Next Top Intern contest, Eric was able to accept an exclusive internship with the Miss Universe Organization in New York City.
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Sexual assault on college campuses top issue for Ohio University’s Scripps Innovation Challenge

Dec 11, 2014 With sexual assault on college campuses dominating the news in recent weeks, nearly half of this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge teams at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio will be creating solutions to address this issue. More than 25 teams and 90 students from disciplines across the university will compete in this year’s Scripps Innovation Challenge, a media startup competition that offers a $25,000 purse for innovative solutions to media challenges.
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VisCom’s Sarah Erickson named first 73 West State Scholar

Dec 11, 2014 Ohio University School of Visual Communication (VisCom) student Sarah Erickson has been named the 73 West State Scholar. The award is a two-year renewable scholarship that was established by alumnus William C. Brand, BSC ’87, to honor the friends he made during his time as an Ohio University student.
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