Awards

The Lantern Honored by Ohio News Media Association

February 17, 2019
The Lantern newsroom in 2019

The Lantern earned recognition from the Ohio News Media Association at the 2019 Collegiate Newspaper and Website Competition. The student newspaper earned first place awards in the categories of in-depth reporting, photography and design. Read more about The Lantern’s recent accomplishments and how it is becoming a multimedia news platform. 

Bonus Receives Mattox Award for Research

January 28, 2019
Alex Bonus

Assistant Professor James Alex Bonus won the Sarah Evans Mattox Faculty Research Award based on articles published during 2018. This endowment provides support on a competitive basis for a faculty member’s research. Specifically, this award is given to a highly productive, innovative faculty member who conducts research on the impact of media on public opinion and/or society. 

Smith Wins ASC Staff Excellence Award

December 11, 2018
Aaron Smith with the Staff Excellence Award

 

Aaron Smith, the assistant to the director of the School of Communication, won the College of Arts and Sciences Staff Excellence Award for December 2018. Smith was presented the award by Janet M. Box-Steffensmeir, the interim executive dean and vice provost of the College of Arts and Sciences. The award is to recognize a staff member for their valuable contributions to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kraft Wins KTA Research Grant

November 7, 2018
Kraft

Assistant Professor – Clinical Nicole Kraft received a Kappa Tau Alpha Research Grant to study the value of the messaging app Slack on teaching. Slack is available on laptops, desktops and mobile devices and allows students to communicate with each other and faculty. Kraft plans to study the use of Slack as an email replacement in a journalism class.

“Millennials are not inclined to use email, and it creates a barrier to communication between students and faculty,” Kraft said.

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