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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 below to sort for categories that pique your interest!


Eminent journalist to receive award honoring OHIO alumnus Sept. 18

Sep 18, 2018 A journalist who has influenced Native and national media will receive the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s Carr Van Anda award Tuesday, Sept. 18.
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OHIO’s campus paper receives top award from journalism organization

Sep 18, 2018 The Post’s Thursday print edition is the best campus newspaper in the nation, according to the Society of Professional Journalists.
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Attacks against female journalists are career-altering, survey says

Sep 13, 2018 A study released today by TrollBusters and the International Women's Media Foundation at the Online News Association Annual Conference reveals that nearly two-thirds of female journalist respondents have been harassed, with more than half experiencing attacks within the past year.
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Cookout with Dean Titsworth kicks off academic year

Sep 13, 2018 The Scripps College of Communication welcomed the Ohio University community back for its fourth annual Cookout with the Dean to kick off the 2018-19 academic year.
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WOUB launches ‘Lifespan’ podcast to tell stories of illness and recovery

Sep 12, 2018 “Lifespan: Stories of Illness, Accident and Recovery” is a new podcast hosted by Jackie Wolf, a professor of the history of medicine in the department of Social Medicine in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University. It is produced by WOUB Public Media. On “Lifespan,” listeners will learn about the American healthcare system through deeply personal and compelling stories. Each show’s stories are bound by a common theme – personal journeys through a particular type of medical experience.
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Scripps students complete 8th annual screenwriting & documentary storytelling program in Ireland

Sep 11, 2018 Eleven students, seven from the School of Media Arts & Studies, two from the Journalism School, and one each from Film and Theatre, spent six weeks in Ireland this summer studying screenwriting, documentary storytelling and Irish culture.
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4th Annual Cookout with the Dean slated for Sept. 11

Sep 6, 2018 ATHENS, Ohio (Sept. 6, 2018) — Dean Scott Titsworth, of the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication, will host a cookout to welcome the university community back to school. The fourth annual free cookout will be on the patio and in the lobby of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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OHIO’s LaPoe named 2018 Outstanding Woman in Journalism, Mass Communication Education

Aug 9, 2018 Victoria LaPoe, an assistant professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, has won the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 2018 Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education award.
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OHIO Media Arts & Studies Lecturer Kyle Snyder presents at Audio Engineering Society Convention

Jul 2, 2018 Kyle P. Snyder, a lecturer in the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies, presented on several topics at the 144th Audio Engineering Society Convention in Milan, Italy.
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Final two '419 Productions' films screened; course ends after 18 years

Jul 2, 2018 On April 29, 2018, the final two films ever produced by “419 Productions” were screened before an audience of more than 250 students, parents and alums of the program. Designed and taught by Associate Professor Frederick Lewis for the past 18 years, this unique two-semester course in narrative production provided juniors and seniors with the opportunity to produce short films within a professional industry model, immersing 50-60 students each year in all aspects of the filmmaking process, from script development and fundraising, to casting, location scouting, production, post production and publicity.
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