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Scripps College of Communication

With more than 20 undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs across our five schools, the Scripps College of Communication prepares the next generation of innovative communicators to move the world forward. Our students benefit from rigorous courses taught by award-winning faculty and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. We offer countless opportunities for professional-level career exploration and internships on campus, across the country and all over the world. We are a far-reaching community of achievers, bridging disciplines to solve complicated problems, welcoming change in all its forms, and inspiring each other to reach even further.


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  • How a determined Scripps student scored a piano for the RTV recording studio

    November 15, 2019

    Lexi Murray needed access to a piano to develop her production and songwriting skills. Together with professor Jeff Redefer and Dean Scott Titsworth, she made it happen.

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  • OHIO professor emeritus and former White House photographer Pete Souza to have documentary produced about him

    November 15, 2019

    On the heels of last year's sensation Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Focus Features is set to produce an upcoming documentary about former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza. He is a professor emeritus at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication and was a winner of the Pulitze

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  • WOUB Tackles the Issue of Male Sexual Abuse in a Program Open to All

    November 15, 2019

    WOUB Public Media is sponsoring an “Evening of Hope,” a documentary and a panel discussion about the impacts of male child sexual abuse at 7 p.m., Thursday, November 21, in the Baker Center Theater.

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  • COMS professor receives award from Disability Commission

    November 14, 2019

    JW Smith, professor in the School of Communications Studies at Ohio University, is a renowned researcher on issues related to disability. His work impacts policy throughout the state of Ohio.

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  • McClure On the Road – GDEX 2019

    Students from the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies and its Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab participated i...
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  • OUMS Networking Trip to New York City

    Learn more about the Ohio University Multimedia Society's upcoming networking trip to New York City. ...
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  • Aspiring photojournalists: check out NPPAOU!

    Q & A with Madeleine Hordinski, president of the Ohio University chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPAOU). ...
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