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Why is it that some friendships develop into something romantic?

March 27, 2020

Bill Rawlins, a communications professor at Ohio University, has studied friendship since the 1970s. Read his thoughts on friendships that develop into something romantic. 

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Eddith Dashiell named director of OHIO’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

March 23, 2020

Eddith Dashiell has been named the next director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, taking over for Dr. Robert Stewart, who is retiring in May after 10 years leading the school.

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Media Professor Attends 62nd Annual GRAMMYs

February 11, 2020

The School of Media Arts & Studies’s own Professor Josh Antonuccio had the honor of attending the GRAMMYs, allowing us to get an insight on what that experience is like from a faculty member here at Ohio University.

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COMS Professor Roger Aden: Nebraska is unique

February 4, 2020

Roger Aden is on a podcast with John Johnston, talking about Nebraska and his book Huskerville. 

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White House Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs visits OHIO

January 30, 2020

Hazlett's first stop was OHIO's Game Research and Immersive Design Lab (GRID Lab), where she viewed a virtual reality (VR) segment focusing on administering NARCAN in the case of an overdose.

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OHIO Expert and COMS Prof William Rawlins on Fumbled Friendships

November 26, 2019

“Friendships are always susceptible to circumstances,” explains William Rawlins, PhD, a professor of interpersonal communication at Ohio University.

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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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OHIO Journalism professor Aimee Edmondson in Todays Dental News

November 14, 2019

When it comes to unspoken heroes of civil rights, Dr. E.C. Moon Jr. personifies the courage and leadership of dentists throughout the South. 

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Faculty documentary created to improve veterans' healthcare to be screened on Veterans Day

November 7, 2019

The Athena Cinema will host a free public screening of “The Veterans’ Project,” on Monday, November 11 at at 1 p.m.

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Study shows news media often overlook best practices when reporting celebrity suicide deaths

November 4, 2019

Experts say following suicide reporting guidelines is crucial to public health.

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E.W. Scripps School of Journalism professor Aimee Edmondson on what Netflix could learn about 'The Laundromat' libel lawsuit

October 31, 2019

The real-life characters of Netflix’s “The Laundromat” are trying to block the Gary Oldman-Antonio Banderas film about offshore banking, suing for libel.

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OHIO to celebrate faculty recipients of research and teaching excellence awards

October 30, 2019

You're invited to celebrate the 2019 recipients of the Presidential Research Scholars, Presidential Teacher Award and Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at a special recognition event on Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Baker University Center Ballroom.

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Libel Law and the LGBTQ Community

October 24, 2019

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism professor Aimee Edmondson discusses anti-LGBTQ ministry's court loss over a libel claim.

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Chapman Clapp Outstanding Advisor Award recipients recognized

October 18, 2019


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WOUB Launches New Ad Campaign

October 9, 2019

Rebranding effort aims to spread the word about WOUB to wider audience

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Q&A with Dr. j.w. Smith

October 3, 2019

Dr. j.w. Smith answers questions about his new book, his wide-ranging interests and his 30-year career as a communication scholar.

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Over $380K from 1804 Fund allocated to learning, research at OHIO

October 3, 2019

The trustees of The Ohio University Foundation have awarded more than $384,000 of the 1804 Fund to 10 undergraduate learning, faculty research and graduate studies proposals.

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International visual storytelling conference to be held at OHIO Nov. 7-11

October 1, 2019

Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and the School of Visual Communication announce the 2019 Visual Discovery Conference. Following the inaugural conference in Venice, Italy, in 2018, this visual storytelling conference will be held on the Athens Campus Nov. 7-11, 2019.

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Journalism's Aimee Edmondson publishes new book

September 24, 2019

Aimee Edmondson, Ph.D. and Associate Professor and Director for Graduate Studies at Ohio University, has recently published a new book, In Sullivan’s Shadow on the landmark libel US Supreme Court case New York Times v. Sullivan.

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MDIA students assist at Bonnaroo and Forecastle in new Music Industry Masterclass [VIDEO]

September 13, 2019

This internship-based course provided Scripps College of Communication students the opportunity to work with festival production teams to assist in the operation of events at two major east coast music festivals: Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and Forecastle Festival.

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