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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 Barbara Geralds Schoonover Institute to combine storytelling, academic study

Jun 30, 2015 The Barbara Geralds Schoonover Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact has been established in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University and was approved by the Ohio University Board of Trustees on Friday, June 26.
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OHIO’s Ferrier named panelist for Online News Association keynote presentation

Jun 18, 2015 Dr. Michelle Ferrier, associate dean for graduate students, research and innovation in the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, has been named to the Online News Association’s 2015 conference keynote panel, which will headline its conference and awards presentation Sept. 24 -26 in Los Angeles.
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Media Deserts project at Ohio University unveils national map

Jun 16, 2015 A new interdisciplinary initiative at Ohio University today released the first of several geographic information system maps of the United States that identifies which areas of the country are underserved by fresh local news and information.
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OHIO’s Terry Eiler receives ASMP's Susan Carr Educator Prize

Jun 11, 2015 The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), the premier trade association for professional still and motion photographers, has awarded the 3rd annual Susan Carr Educator Prize to Terrill (Terry) E. Eiler for his significant contributions to the education of photography students and professional photographers.
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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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