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Robertson School announces Fall 2019 special topics and elective classes

Mar 18, 2019
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The Robertson School is offering the following special topics classes in the 2019 Fall Semester: Media Innovation, Solutions Journalism, Media Leadership, and Introduction to Media Analytics.


‘It’s crunch time’: Over 24 hours, VCU students create marketing solutions for Richmond nonprofits

Mar 11, 2019
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At CreateAthon@VCU, held during spring break, student volunteers work round-the-clock to provide communication solutions to local organizations.


PR professors showcase latest studies at research conferences

Mar 11, 2019
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Several Robertson School professors presented their latest research studies at the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) in Orlando and at the Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM) annual conference in Washington, DC last week.


CEO of Martin Agency speaks about "Female leadership in the age of #MeToo"

Mar 1, 2019
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Kristen Cavallo, CEO of the Martin Agency, will be speaking about "Female Leadership in the Age of #MeToo" at the next event of the Robertson School Speaker Series on Monday, March 25, at 5 p.m. in the University Student Commons Theater.


Four Robertson School students win VCU Black History in the Making Awards

Mar 1, 2019
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Robertson School students George Copeland, Jr., Malcolm Richardson, Tonecia Brothers-Sutton and Taylor Pattie were honored with VCU Black History in the Making Awards on Thursday.


Robertson School researchers team up to preserve James River

Feb 28, 2019
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Robertson School professors Dr. Nicole O’Donnell, Dr. Jeanine Guidry and Jay Adams recently secured funding for a new research project from the Virginia Chesapeake Bay Watershed Roundtable Grant Program. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) awarded the research team a grant of $11,420 to research and develop the #ProtectYourRiver communication campaign, which will try to raise awareness of the ways the public can help to preserve the James River.


Blackface scandal shows need for newsroom diversity, journalists say at Speaker Series event

Feb 26, 2019
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News coverage of the blackface scandal embroiling Virginia has underscored the need for greater newsroom diversity and a more nuanced understanding by media of race and racism, a panel of Richmond-area journalists said Monday night at the latest Robertson School's Speaker Series event.


Pinterest helps people cope with chronic pain, Dr. Guidry finds in new study

Feb 25, 2019
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A new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University that analyzed 502 posts on Pinterest about chronic pain revealed that the social media platform is helping people with chronic pain cope by sharing self-care and pain-management tips, venting about their pain’s severity, and supporting others who are similarly suffering.


Robertson School hosts members of Serbian Parliament

Feb 22, 2019
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The Robertson School, the Global Education Office and the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs hosted a delegation visit of members of the Serbian Parliament last week.


Dr. Thomas writes about blackface controversy in Columbia Journalism Review

Feb 22, 2019
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Dr. Clarence Thomas, associate professor in the Robertson School, contributed to an article in the Columbia Journalism Review about the blackface scandal in Virginia.

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