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What can you do with a communication degree? In short, the sky is the limit. Our alumni are communication leaders in ever discipline of the industry. They are not only asking the tough questions in this ever-changing field, but are finding solutions that help the world move forward. Faculty and students here on campus also play a part in how Scripps shapes the future of communication through research, creative activity, internships and extracurricular activities. Here is just a sampling of our accomplished alumni, faculty and students and how they are making a difference "On the Job."


MDIA to feature Imgur’s Sarah Schaaf, alumni panel, Dunbar documentary, more for Comm Week

Mar 24, 2017 The School of Media Arts & Studies will welcome Imgur’s Sarah Schaaf on Friday, March 31, as a part of MDIA day for the Scripps College of Communication’s Communication Week. An alumnus of the School of Media Arts & Studies, Schaaf is widely regarded as a leader in the field of media and technology and has received wide accolades with profiles in Fortune, Fast Company and Business Insider, to name a few.
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ITS students visit, learn about infrastructure at Nationwide Arena

Mar 23, 2017 A group of Ohio University students studying Information and Telecommunication Systems made a trip to Columbus to visit Nationwide Arena on Feb. 25. Students had the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about its networking operations.
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JOUR alumnus created one of the first digital ads 35 years ago

Mar 22, 2017 Nearly 35 years ago, journalism graduate Jeff Brickman, BSJ ’74, created and placed one of the first digital ads ever on CompuServe, the first major commercial online service provider in the United States, while working at Ogilvy & Mather.
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Scripps student gains in-depth media experience at NFI internship

Feb 7, 2017 Last summer, Alexandra Corsi, now a senior studying strategic communication, was outside of Washington, D.C. completing an internship with the National Fisheries Institute (NFI). Corsi was the institute’s summer media communications intern.
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OHIO alumna and Vice President of the American Association of University Women speaks at 90 Minutes Series

Feb 1, 2017 On Jan. 25, Lisa Maatz spoke as part of the 90 Minutes Series. Maatz, AB ‘89, is now the vice president of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Her job entails being a lobbyist in Washington D.C., “one of the good ones,” she jokes.
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90 Minutes Series: a conversation with Lisa Maatz

Jan 20, 2017 Lisa Maatz, an Ohio University alumna, understands what the 2016 presidential election means for women in America. Attend a talk with Maatz, moderated by Lilli Sher, as part of the 90 Minutes Series on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Morton Hall, 201.
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