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PBS host Alexander Heffner discusses need for civil discourse during Speaker Series event

Sep 12, 2019
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The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture in the College of Humanities and Sciences welcomed Alexander Heffner, host of the thought-provoking political PBS show “The Open Mind,” for a discussion on "Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age: Media and the 2020 Election" on Tuesday. The talk, which was attended by more than 150 students, alumni, faculty and guests from the community, was part of the Robertson School Speaker Series.


Professor June Nicholson honored with VCU's Distinguished Service Award

Sep 3, 2019
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Professor June Nicholson received the university's Distinguished Service Award for her many contributions during her 35-year career at the Robertson School.


Advertising major studies and interns in Vietnam

Aug 16, 2019
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It's been a busy summer for senior, creative and strategic advertising major Kevin Nguyen, who has been in Vietnam since the end of May.


New Faculty Spotlight: Abby Walter, advertising

Aug 16, 2019
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Abby Walter is one of our newest professors in the advertising sequence. She will begin teaching classes this fall.


New Faculty Spotlight: Veronica Garabelli, journalism

Aug 16, 2019
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Veronica Garabelli is one of our newest professors in the journalism sequence. She will begin teaching classes this fall.


Junior spends summer interning at American Chemical Society

Aug 16, 2019
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Madison Blum is a rising junior in the Robertson School, who spent her summer interning at the American Chemical Society (ACS).


Robertson School summer intern shares her tips for landing an internship

Aug 15, 2019
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This summer, junior public relations major McKenna Day spent 12 weeks as a content marketing intern for Ellucian.


Dr. McIntyre honored with AEJMC Kopenhaver Junior Woman Scholar Award

Aug 12, 2019
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Dr. Karen McIntyre, assistant professor of journalism in the Robertson School, has been honored with the 2019 Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Junior Woman Scholar Award of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. According to AEJMC, the award “is designed to honor junior faculty researchers and encourage them as they pursue their research agendas in the academy."


Student documentary to be screened at Poe Film Festival

Aug 8, 2019
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A student team from the Robertson School's broadcast journalism capstone "MASC 461 - The Documentary" class has been invited to screen their mini-documentary "Stuck in Stone" at the 2019 Poe Film Festival at VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond in October.


Robertson School scholars honored with awards at AEJMC conference

Aug 8, 2019
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Several Robertson School faculty members were honored with research and teaching awards at the conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Toronto, Canada this week.

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