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Prof. Mueller’s designs earn two top awards

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Kathy Mueller, assistant professor of advertising at Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, has earned two prestigious awards for design work she completed as part of her MFA in graphic and interactive design at Temple’s Tyler School of Art, a degree she completed this spring.

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Prof. Weatherston saves students money through alternate textbook project

Students in Assistant Professor Kristine Weatherston’s “Genres of Media Production: Documentary” class will be spending $60 less a semester thanks to her use of innovative teaching tools.

WeatherstonWebInstead of using a traditional textbook, Weatherston will teach from the Internet, new media, hands-on training and open-source educational materials.

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SMC remembers PR professor Jean Brodey

Dr. Jean Brodey

In the 28 years Jean Brodey, EDU ’75, ’79, taught public relations at Temple University, the tough but fair grader renowned for editing with a fierce red pen built strong connections with students who shared her passion for storytelling.

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Book showcases benefits diversity brings to the workplace

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There exists a sentiment in corporate America that diversity in the workplace can negatively impact the bottom line because hiring people from different backgrounds could spark more internal conflict.

Not necessarily so, writes Donnalyn Pompper in her latest book.

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SMC names 2013-14 faculty award winners

The School of Media and Communication announced the winners of the 2013-14 faculty awards May 6 at the annual spring SMC faculty assembly meeting.

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Nancy Morris, professor and chair of media studies and production

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Class analyzes how LGBT community is portrayed in media

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Adrienne Shaw points to an item on the print version of the class's digital timeline of LGBT history.

Adrienne Shaw points to an item on the print version of the class’s digital timeline of LGBT history. (photo by Joseph V. Labolito/Temple University)

Alex Jaconski discovered grunge music in the summer of 2004.

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SMC professors earn Provost merit awards

Thirty-nine faculty members from the School of Media and Communication have received awards for meritorious activity from the Temple University Office of the Provost.

Each year, Temple University recognizes faculty for outstanding performance in teaching and instruction, research, scholarship, creative activity and/or service to the university or their individual professions or disciplines. The selection process began in fall 2013, through either nominations by the provost, deans, department chairs and colleagues or self-nominations.

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Dean Boardman fights to improve media’s White House access

David Boardman, dean of the Temple University School of Media and Communication, is helping lead the charge to improve journalistic access to the White House.

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David Boardman

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How Temple is helping ensure the future of data journalism

Assistant Professor Meredith Broussard works with junior journalism major Greg Pinto as other students look on.
Assistant Professor Meredith Broussard works with junior journalism major Greg Pinto as other students look on.

Assistant Professor Meredith Broussard works with junior journalism major Greg Pinto as other students look on. (Photo by Ryan S. Brandenberg/Temple University)

A data journalism class at the School of Media and Communication places Temple University at the forefront of a new wave of programs teaching aspiring reporters how to crunch numbers and find new ways to tell stories hidden in data.

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Study finds hints of social responsibility in top Fortune 500 company mission statements

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Wal-Mart wants to “save people money.” Chevron aspires to “be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnerships and performance.” Microsoft’s mission statement says the company’s goal is to “help people and businesses realize their full potential.”

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