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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!


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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OHIO joins community partners and SONY Corporation for inaugural international juried photography exhibition

Jul 2, 2018 The inaugural WideOpen photo exhibition, which celebrates all forms of photography, is a collaboration between the SONY Corporation, Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication, Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts, and the Dairy Barn Arts Center.
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Final five OHIO Communication Fellows explore new media during campus residency June 24-27

Jul 2, 2018 The remaining five of nine inaugural Ohio University Communication Fellows visited campus June 24-27 for a residential learning experience as part of a new Scripps College of Communication program that focuses on curriculum development in communication in grades PK-12 through awarding fellowships to teachers in the state of Ohio.
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Film scanner developed by VisCom alumnus being used by National Geographic

Jun 28, 2018 Doug Peterson, BSVC ’07, Head of Research and Design and Products at Digital Transitions, a camera, scanning and accessory design and production firm, is the creator of film scanning equipment that is now being used at National Geographic.
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Four of nine inaugural OHIO Communication Fellows visit campus June 10-13

Jun 18, 2018 Four of the nine inaugural Ohio University Communication Fellows visited campus June 10-13 for the first of two residential learning experiences as part of a new Scripps College of Communication program that focuses on curriculum development in communication in grades PK-12 through awarding fellowships to teachers in the state of Ohio.
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OHIO VisCom alumni win Hearst National Photojournalism Championship top honors

Jun 13, 2018 Patrick Connolly, BSVC ’17, and Alejandra (Alex) Driehaus, BSVC ’17, both alumni of the Ohio University School of Visual Communication, have won first and second place in the Hearst National Photojournalism Championship, as announced last week by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 57th Annual Journalism Awards Program during the final awards ceremony at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco.
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Knight Fellowship awarded to NPPA Editor Tom Burton

Jun 12, 2018 Editor of the National Press Photographers Association’s (NPPA) magazine and website Tom Burton has been named the 2018-19 Knight Fellow in the Ohio University School of Visual Communication. The fellowship allows artists in their mid-career an opportunity to earn their master’s degree while teaching VisCom students.
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