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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!


90 Minutes Series a conversation: ‘The Escape of Jane’

Feb 13, 2017 “The Escape of Jane,” a one-woman play, is the tale of a woman’s escape from slavery through the Underground Railroad. Attend a 90 Minutes Series performance and discussion with Patricia Thomas, moderated by Jasmyn Pearl, on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Morton Hall 201.
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MDIA and GRID Lab host CEO and Creative Director from Embodied Labs

Feb 13, 2017 MDIA and the GRID Lab are hosting Carrie Shaw, the CEO and Ryan Lebar, the Creative Director from Embodied Labs on campus Feb. 20-21. Embodied Labs is a company in Chicago that is working on VR technologies for healthcare applications. They will be giving a public demonstration of “We Are Alfred” on Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. in Schoonover Auditorium.
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Two graduate students will present at 3 Minute Thesis competition

Feb 9, 2017 Ohio University graduate students will test how well they can describe their research or creative work to the general public during the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition on Feb. 15. Enakshi Roy, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, and Steffi Shook, School of Media Arts & Studies, are two of the 18 students competing.
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Scripps College PRSSA hosts diversity panel discussion

Feb 9, 2017 The Scripps College of Communication’s Public Relations Students Society of America (PRSSA) held a diversity panel as a part of the organization’s Feb. 6 meeting to discuss more ethical, diverse and equal representation in the media.
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Shootout competition challenges students to create films in two days

Feb 8, 2017 This past weekend, Friday, Feb. 3 to Sunday, Feb. 5, student teams could be seen working throughout the Ohio University campus and surrounding area to produce a short film in 48 hours.
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Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary to be broadcast nationally on PBS stations

Feb 8, 2017 The Ohio University Scripps College of Communication is proud to announce that the “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask” documentary, a collaborative project between School of Media Arts & Studies faculty and the Central Region Humanities Center at Ohio University, has been accepted by PBS for broadcast by individual stations during Black History Month (February) and National Poetry Month (April).
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Scripps College of Communication offers $500 summer scholarship

Feb 7, 2017 This summer, the Ohio University Scripps College of Communication is offering a limited number of $500 scholarships for students taking at least 9 credit hours in communication courses (JOUR, MDIA, ITS, VICO, COMS).
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