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Student Spotlight: Jesse Lane, advertising

Aug 29, 2018
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Jesse Lane (B.S. '18/MC) sauntered into the Robertson School offices with a skateboard under one arm and a contagious smile on his face. His positive energy immediately filled the space he moved in. Lane graduated from the Robertson School with honors with a double major in strategic and creative advertising this year.


Alumni Spotlight: Candice Smith of NBC 12

Aug 27, 2018
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Candice Smith (B.S. '14/MC) began working at NBC12 in Richmond the summer before her senior year at the Robertson School. She started at Channel 12 as an editor, working behind the scenes, but she knew she didn’t want to do that for long and began shadowing reporters.


Google Creative Lab taps a Robertson School journalism professor’s research to share good news stories

Aug 22, 2018
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With the Google Assistant, users can search the internet, schedule meetings, set alarms, send texts, play music, dim lights and a long list of other tasks. And now — thanks in part to the research of a Robertson School journalism professor — the Google Assistant is able to tell users about good news stories happening in the world.


Robertson faculty present cutting-edge scholarship at AEJMC Conference

Aug 12, 2018
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Robertson School faculty had a strong showing at the national conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington, DC last week.


Robertson School hires eight new faculty members

Aug 10, 2018
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The Robertson School welcomes eight new faculty members in advertising, journalism and public relations.


Robertson School hosts DC social for alumni and friends

Aug 10, 2018
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The Robertson School hosted a social for faculty, alumni and friends in Washington, DC.


Advertising instructor showcases poster designs in China

Aug 9, 2018
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Advertising instructor Bizhan Khodabandeh will showcase four of his poster designs at the China Printing Design Biennale in Beijing this fall.


Dr. Mariam Alkazemi writes essay for DC think tank

Aug 9, 2018
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Dr. Mariam Alkazemi wrote a reflection for a think tank in Washington, DC about the aftermath of the invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi forces 28 years ago.


Dr. Clarence Thomas reflects on three decades at VCU

Aug 9, 2018
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Journalism professor Dr. Clarence Thomas was recently interviewed by VCU News about his 28 years of teaching at the Robertson School.


Professor Jeff South promotes ‘open data’ in Azerbaijan

Aug 5, 2018
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Associate professor Jeff South visited Azerbaijan this summer to lecture on “open data” and “civic hacking” and conduct a data journalism workshop for news reporters and editors.

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