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Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Angela Cooke-Jackson

    Cooke-Jackson project to inform urban youth about health issues

    Angela Cooke-Jackson, a health communication expert and an assistant professor in the Communication Studies Department, is launching a social media collaboration between high-risk youth in Boston and Emerson students in her course Diversity, Culture & Health Communication.

  • Alumna profiled on a Forbes.com

    Alumna Shira Lazar ’04 was recently profiled on a Forbes.com blog about female leaders called “More Seats.”

  • Ahmed Benchemsi

    Journalist works to illuminate Moroccan world

    Moroccan journalist Ahmed Benchemsi spoke to Emerson students recently about the controversial journalistic decisions he has made and the misconceptions he said that many Americans have about the Arab world. 

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    Graduate Students Attend Film Festival for Professional Development

    Communication Management and Integrated Marketing Communication graduate students, attended “RediscoverRosarito” film festival using the Graduate Student Association (GSA)’s Professional Development Grant opportunity.

  • Emerson helps prepare future faculty

    Emerson has been a host institution for the Preparing Future Faculty Program at Howard University Graduate School in Washington, D.C., since 2008. The program was launched by Howard in 1994 to help give future academics practical experience.

  • Angela Hosek

    Hosek enhances Communication 100 Program

    Emerson College’s Communication 100 Program is a class considered so important that it’s one of the few courses at Emerson that all students are required to complete in order to graduate, no matter their major.

  • Emerson students speak up about Facebook changes

    Emerson students Pat Lambert and Megan Mitchell spoke to NECN's Tom Langford about Facebook changes.

  • Middle East social media leader visits Emerson

    Sultan al-Qassemi, a social media leader from the United Arab Emirates identified by Time as authoring one of the top Twitter feeds during the Arab Spring, spoke to Communication Studies students in associate professor Gregory Payne’s Communication Theory for Leading Change course on September 19.

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