Awards

Student Research on Societal Changes Resulting from Paris Attacks Receives Funding

June 5, 2016
Massarah Mikati

A School of Communication student’s plan to study the societal changes wrought by the Nov. 13 Paris terror attacks won the support of a research scholarship and an international research grant from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Massarah Mikati, a third-year student majoring in Journalism, Middle East Studies and Francophone studies, will receive $11,000 to help cover costs as she conducts research for her honors thesis in France during the autumn semester.

Schunn Honored for Outstanding Writing Instruction

May 13, 2016
Morgan Schunn

Graduate student Morgan Schunn received the 2015-2016 Outstanding Writing Instruction Award from the Ohio State Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing. This award recognized her use of learning technologies and writing activities in the classroom to promote critical thinking, teach writing as a process and encourage students to know their audience.

Student Receives $1,000 Research Scholar Award

May 13, 2016
Elizabeth Riggs

Elizabeth Riggs, a double major in Film Studies and Communications Analysis and Practice and research assistant for communication PhD student Courtney Anderegg, received a $1,000 Research Scholar Award from the university’s Undergraduate Research Office for her work on a narrative analysis project. The study used a segmentation approach to divide a feature-length film into meaningful units in order to analyze discontinuities in narrative shifts.

The Lantern, Writers Receive SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

April 11, 2016
Lantern Newsroom

Ohio State’s student newspaper The Lantern walked away from the annual Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards with major accolades. These awards honor the best in student journalism in various categories, and The Lantern and its writers won in every category in which they were named finalists.

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Undergraduate Student Researchers Honored

April 1, 2016
Student Researchers Erin Gottsacker and Travis Filicky

Two undergraduate School of Communication students won third place in the Social and Behavioral Sciences category at the 2016 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum March 30.

Leadership Involvement at ICA

March 21, 2016
Joyce Wang

Ohio State School of Communication faculty and students hold several leadership positions with the upcoming International Communication Association conference in June in Fukuoka, Japan. Associate Professor Joyce Wang is one of the 2016 conference planners and was also elected vice chair for Information Systems Division. PhD student Alex Hedstrom is the graduate representative for Information Systems Division. 

In addition, 30 faculty, graduate and PhD students will present papers at the ICA conference.,

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