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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.


PBS host to speak about "Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age" at Robertson School Speaker Series

Aug 8, 2019
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Alexander Heffner, host of “The Open Mind” on PBS, will be speaking about "Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age: Media and the 2020 Election" at the Speaker Series of the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University.


Media+Health Lab wins presidential research grant

Aug 7, 2019
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Robertson School faculty members Dr. Jeanine Guidry and Dr. Nicole O'Donnell have been selected for a VCU Presidential Research Quest (PeRQ) Fund award. The award is a very competitive internal VCU grant with many application submissions.


Robertson School welcomes two new faculty members

Aug 6, 2019
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The Robertson School of Media and Culture is welcoming two new faculty members this fall semester. Veronica Garabelli and Abby Walter will be instructors in the School's journalism and advertising programs.


Professor South teaches data journalism in China

Aug 5, 2019
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Which countries have the longest life expectancies? Is there any nation where men and women evenly divvy up the housework? How often has Donald Trump tweeted about China? Students at Xiamen University in China answered those questions and more in a series of articles they wrote this summer as part of a course taught by Jeff South, an associate professor in the Robertson School.


Dr. McIntyre spends Fulbright year in Rwanda

Aug 1, 2019
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Dr. Karen McIntyre’s year abroad teaching students in Rwanda was filled with challenges, rewarding experiences and memories that left an impact. In the 2018-19 academic year, McIntyre, who is an assistant professor in the Robertson School of Media and Culture, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship.


Journalism graduate lands fellowship with CBS News

Jul 17, 2019
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It’s a dream come true for Sarah Danial, who recently graduated from the Robertson School of Media and Culture. This summer she is completing a 10-week fellowship with CBS News in New York City.

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