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School of Communication News

  • Jack Lepiarz ’10

    Lepiarz ’10 will attempt Guinness record

    Jack Lepiarz ’10 was featured in the Boston Globe on September 8 for his upcoming circus-like performance at King Richard’s Faire in which he will attempt to break the Guinness world record for bullwhip cracks.

  • Catherine D'Ignazio

    D’Ignazio gets $35k data journalism grant

    Assistant Professor Catherine D’Ignazio and Rahul Bhargava of the MIT Media Lab have obtained a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to build three tools to aid in data storytelling for journalists in a project titled DataBasic.

  • Spencer Shannon

    Media literacy focus of Salzburg Academy

    Six Emerson students and two faculty members participated in the three-week Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Austria this summer.

  • Colby Smalzel '15

    Smalzel '15 gains appreciation of France

    Colby Smalzel ’15 said that spending two weeks in France during summer break as part of Emerson’s Global Pathways initiative left her with a greater appreciation of different cultures. “I definitely have a better understanding of why people do the things they do,” she said.

  • StartUp Institute Program Team

    Emerson to Host Startup Institute’s Talent Expo

    On Thursday, August 13, more than 40 individuals who recently completed Startup Institute’s eight-week course geared toward entrepreneurial-minded professionals, will have 60 seconds each to “pitch” themselves to an audience of Boston-area founders, company leadership, and hiring managers. Presentations will take place from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Paramount Center, including time for networking after the pitches.

  • Yasmin Rivera '16 and Jennifer Ortakales '16

    Ortakales ’16 boosts language skills in France

    Jenny Ortakales ’16 has always wanted to visit France, but the cost of spending an entire semester abroad, for her, seemed a bit daunting. “My program was a shorter time commitment and for less money,” said the Journalism major. “It was an amazing experience. I really hope Emerson keeps it going because not everyone can afford an entire semester abroad.”

  • Miss World

    To China, with Mandarin

    Jingxia Wei ’16 tutors Miss World America 2015 Victoria Mendoza.

  • Sienna Ohan '15

    Ohan '15 witnesses Iran-U.S. deal at internship

    Sienna Ohan ’15 had a global internship this summer that allowed her to witness history: the July press conference in which U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced a landmark agreement with Iran over the country’s nuclear program.