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Papers sought for annual SMC Graduate Student Research Forum

The Media and Communication Program announces the 15th annual School of Media and Communication Graduate Student Research Forum. It is a competitive research forum open to ALL graduate students in any SMC program.

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Associate Professor Mendelson wins Outstanding Adviser Award

Associate Professor Andrew Mendelson, JOUR, MMC, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Kappa Tau Alpha college honor society’s William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award. KTA gives only one award each year, and the winner is chosen from many nominations of educators from top journalism schools across the country. Named in honor of the late William H. Taft, KTA executive director emeritus, the award “recognizes advisers who have compiled long-term records of superior service to KTA and who by action and example have actively promoted scholarship in our field.” Mendelson received his award Aug. 11 at the national … Read more »

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Paper by Associate Professor Darling-Wolf earns award

Associate Professor Fabienne Darling-Wolf, JOUR, received the Top Faculty Paper Award from the Global Communication and Social Change division at the International Communication Association’s annual conference in Boston in May. The paper was titl...
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Professor Mendelson says Palin’s ambiguous bus tour builds brand — Philadelphia Daily News

Sarah Palin’s bus tour rolled into Philadelphia May 31, causing a media frenzy at Independence Hall, and it’s left some media analysts asking, why? That ambiguity is precisely the point, according to some who think Palin is manipulating the...
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May 12: SCT Graduation Ceremony

Date: May 12, 2011
Start Time: 3:00 p.m. | Arrival Time: 2:00 p.m. (for graduates)
Location: The Student Pavilion: 1890 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 

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Parking and Transportation

Arrive early due to the expected volume of events and people on campus. Public transportation is highly encouraged. However, if you must drive, secure parking is available for SCT students and their guests in Lot #10; entrance is on Diamond Street, between 11th & 12th. (see campus map).The cost for parking is $12.00. Note: Lot #10 is a few blocks away … Read more »

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Associate Professor Darling-Wolf: Mainstream Japanese media not telling full story

In the aftermath of the March 11 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, amid fears of widespread nuclear contamination, the mainstream Japanese media is reluctant to dig deep in the search for information, says Associate Professor of Journalism Fabienne Darling-Wolf. But the expert in Japanese media, who has taught at Temple University, Japan Campus, for a number of summer sessions, says it wasn’t unexpected.

Darling-Wolf says the Japanese people are among the most educated media consumers in the world. They look beyond the major news outlets to the country’s news magazines, a source for more critical journalism, and to the “citizen journalists” … Read more »

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MMC, MJ students and alumni present work at Joint Journalism Historians Conference

MMC students Kelly George, Heidi Mau, Heather Muse and Chioaning Su; Nick Gilewicz, JOUR ’11; and Jim O’Connor, MMC ’08, all presented research at the Joint Journalism Historians Conference in New York City March 12, 2011. This event,...
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Proposed budget would mean dramatic cuts for Temple

Saying that “the day of reckoning has come,” Gov. Tom Corbett on March 8 presented a sobering budget proposal that will have a dramatic effect on Temple University and the other state-related universities if approved by the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

In an unprecedented move, the governor recommended that the Commonwealth appropriation for Temple be cut more than half, from $178.5 million in the current fiscal year to $82.5 million in the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Similar reductions are being proposed for the other state-related universities: the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University and Lincoln University.

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February graduation speakers announced

The School of Communications and Theater has announced the speakers for its Feb. 4 graduation ceremony to be held in Lew Klein Hall at the Temple Performing Arts Center (formerly the Baptist Temple).

In celebration of the graduation venue, the featured speaker will be Lew Klein, an adjunct professor at Temple for nearly 60 years, chair of the SCT Board of Visitors and a legend in the television industry. Notably, Klein served as the executive producer of American Bandstand and, in 1970, he co-founded Gateway Communications, which owned four television stations. He is also the namesake of the Lew Klein … Read more »

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Feb. 4: SCT Graduation Ceremony

SCT Graduation Ceremony for August 2010 and January 2011 Graduates

Location: Temple Performing Arts Center (formerly the New Baptist Temple)
Date: Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
Time: 1 p.m.

Graduates are asked to arrive at noon. To honor August 2010 and January 2011 graduates for completing our academic program, the School of Communications and Theater has scheduled the following events:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Graduation Ceremony
  • Light refreshments following the ceremony will take place in the Chapel of the Four Chaplains in the Lower Level of the Performing Arts Center

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