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    Farley '15 works at NBC

    Journalism major Erin Farley '15 said she was on the T in Boston crying tears of joy when she learned she was accepted into NBC Universal's Page Program earlier this semester.

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    Berkeley Beacon wins 2 awards

    The Berkley Beacon, Emerson’s weekly student newspaper, recently won two Pinnacle Awards from the College Media Association.

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    Boston teens create websites at Emerson

    Communication Studies students this week celebrated a semester-long project at the Bird Street Community Center in Boston in which they helped teens and pre-teens develop personal websites as a way to promote youth empowerment and expression.

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    Journalism offers data visualization class

    Students in Assistant Professor Catherine D’Ignazio’s data visualization course are learning how to go beyond reading Excel spreadsheets to use data to tell stories. The approach gives students a new perspective, thus preparing them for new responsibilities as journalists.

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    Historical performer Anderson awarded

    John D. Anderson, the associate professor in Communication Studies known nationally for his one-person performances of prominent historical figures, has been named winner of the Distinguished Service Award  from the National Communication Association (NCA). 

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    Kids with hearing loss learn from scholar

    Megan Evans, MS ’15, is this year's Decibels Scholar in Communication Sciences and Disorders, allowing her more time to work with hearing impaired children in Emerson's Thayer Lindsley Program.

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    West receiving Brommel Award

    Professor Richard West of Communication Studies is receiving the 2014 Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication from the National Communication Association. 

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    Ebola impact costly for hospitals

    A discussion forum November 13 on the much-discussed Ebola virus had medical and media professionals laying out facts versus fiction while taking questions from students in the Bordy Theater.

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