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.


Robertson School professors showcase media relations training project at national conference

Jul 17, 2019
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Two Robertson School professors have been accepted into AEJMC’s 2019 Great Ideas For Teachers (GIFT) competition for a unique cross-sequence collaboration. The accepted GIFT is the result of a submission by professors Joshua Smith and Dr. Tim Bajkiewicz, who have worked together over four years on a unique media relations training project for students. Their project will be showcased at the AEJMC Conference in Toronto, Canada in August.


Robertson School researchers present latest studies at international conference

Jun 24, 2019
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Robertson School researchers Dr. Mallory Perryman, Dr. Jeanine Guidry and Dr. Grace Ji showcased their latest research studies at the conference of the International Communication Association in Washington, DC.


New VCU class takes students on media and culture study of Vietnam

Jun 21, 2019
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As part of a newly designed two-week study abroad trip to Da Nang, Vietnam, seven Virginia Commonwealth University students documented their experiences in a shareable multimedia format for future travelers and scholars.


Robertson School hosts Open World delegation

Jun 11, 2019
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The Robertson School joined VCU's Global Education Office and the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs in co-hosting a delegation of officials from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan as part of the Open World exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Congress.

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