Alumnus finishing PhD at Harvard hired by Cornell

Film and Video Production and Philosophy alumnus John Paul Sniadecki was recently hired at Cornell University.  Sniadecki is a Social Anthropology doctoral candidate at Harvard University, and some of his work at the Sensory Ethnography Lab was featured in the New York Times (NYT). Sniadecki has also received coverage for his collaborative work, "Foreign Parts," (2010) an 80-minute film … Continue reading Alumnus finishing PhD at Harvard hired by Cornell

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Cleveland TV News Director to Speak

Jill Manuel, News Director from WEWS (ABC) in Cleveland, speaks about multimedia journalism and election coverage. 11/14, 4-5:30, KC 2263.

Looking back at Yardsticks, 2012

As posted earlier, Yardsticks is an annual advertising competition which is organized by professor Frank Blossom. The competition is not exclusive to Grand Valley students; however, three of the four finalists at this year’s competition were GVSU students. Olga Sarayeva is a foreign exchange student and Austin Langlois and Courtney Petersen are advertising and public … Continue reading Looking back at Yardsticks, 2012

Journalism professor to speak on The Global Public Sphere

Journalism professor Vandana Pednekar-Magal will host “The Global Public Sphere,” through the Center For Inquiry (CFI). The event will discuss how emerging new communication technologies have transformed the media landscape. The current state of media globalization is marked by something new. We are witnessing the end of the ‘mass audience’ and ‘mass media’ and have … Continue reading Journalism professor to speak on The Global Public Sphere

Broadcasting professor and students help FOX 17 on election night

The School of Communication’s students and faculty have been very involved in this year’s presidential election. Broadcasting professor Keith Oppenheim, along with 15 broadcasting students, spent election night at Fox 17, WXMI in Grand Rapids. The station requested the assistance of students to help process the large amount of incoming information, including late breaking results … Continue reading Broadcasting professor and students help FOX 17 on election night

GVSU professor and students blog about election

Communication Studies professor Danielle Leek and her COM 495 students have spent the past two months learning about elections and political communication. COM 495 is a capstone course, reserved for senior-level students. A key goal of the course is to provide students with practice talking in public about politics," said Leek. "To that end, students blogged within the … Continue reading GVSU professor and students blog about election

Bard To Go: 2012 Shakespeare Festival Finale

The 2012 Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival’s last day is Saturday, November 3. The festival will conclude with Bard to Go (BTG), which is a 50-minute production that tours Michigan’s secondary schools and stages a public performance. Their production “All’s Fair…” is an exploration of how far Shakespeare’s characters will go achieve their goals, whether it … Continue reading Bard To Go: 2012 Shakespeare Festival Finale