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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 journalism faculty member to visit C-SPAN as part of AEJMC program

May 19, 2015 Hans Meyer, an assistant professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, is one of six members of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), selected as 2015-16 Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media.
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Soul of Athens 2015 now live

May 18, 2015 As a collection of six different projects, teams of Scripps College of Communication students spent a semester producing self-generated communication ideas. From a business pitch led by an app, to podcasts, to a docu-fiction short film, to stories from the community. Each one standing alone, they are linked by the shared student collaborative experience.
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Screenplay by recent media arts and studies grad wins award

May 8, 2015 Kent Taylor, a recent graduate from the School of Media Arts and Studies, has just received 1st Place in the Script/Treatments category at the International Christian Film Festival for his screenplay, A Soldier’s Gift.
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UN event hopes to continue fight against cyber bullying

May 6, 2015 This weekend, Ferrier was part of a panel presentation at the United Nations World Press Freedom Day, where she joined three others, all of whom aimed to promote better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age. 
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VisCom alumna, graduate student among Pulitzer Prize winning organizations

Apr 29, 2015 The full list of winning news organizations for the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced last week and two individuals from the Ohio University School of Visual Communication were among the organizations: alumna Grace Beahm (BS ’99) and current master’s degree candidate Marcus Yam.
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'Joy Ride' wins BEA's narrative division top prize

Apr 28, 2015 Joy Ride, one of three short films produced last year in MDIA 4719 (aka “419”), Advanced Narrative Production, won first place in the narrative division of the Broadcast Education Association's annual competition.
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OHIO hosts National Forensic Association Tournament

Apr 28, 2015 More than 900 speech and debate students from throughout the nation participated in the 2015 National Forensic Association (NFA) National Tournament, hosted this year by Ohio University on its main campus in Athens April 16-20.
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Ohio University’s Team Du Monde Wins 
International Media Startup Competition

Apr 24, 2015 With a solution addressing sexual assault on college campuses that includes an alert phone app and wearable alarm band, Team Du Monde of Ohio University has won the inaugural Scripps International Innovators Cup and the top prize of $5,000.
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Journalism student elected to 2015-2016 PRSSA National Committee

Apr 17, 2015 For the first time in six years, an Ohio University student has been elected to the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Committee.
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Knight fellowship awarded to illustrator Daniel Garrow

Apr 15, 2015 Award-winning illustrator and informational graphic designer Daniel Garrow has been named the 2015-16 Knight Fellow in the Ohio University School of Visual Communication.
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