Author: Krysta Scripter

Nominate your favorite professor for the 2019 Semenza Teaching Award

A great teacher is the difference between a good semester and an outstanding one. Whether they helped connect you to a meaningful internship or spent time after class to help you understand an important concept, was there a professor this year that impacted you as a student? Now is the time to recognize that person. […]

By Krysta Scripter | Faculty News . RSJ Updates . Uncategorized
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How to survive multimedia finals

It’s never too early to think about finals, especially if your finals are multimedia projects like videos or audio pieces. You might get away with pulling an all-nighter to finish a writing assignment due the next day, but waiting till the last minute for any kind of digital work is a recipe for disaster. Between […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Student Projects . Uncategorized
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Reynolds School Professor wins Best in Festival for his drone photography.

Professor Howard Goldbaum has been awarded “Best in Festival” for his virtual reality (VR) work at the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts. Goldbaum, who has previous won awards for his VR projects in the BEA competition, has been working with virtual reality technologies since 1996. His work was selected from a pool of […]

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RSJ alumnus awarded at international film festival for his documentary “Dreamer”

A Reynolds School graduate, Jordan Berns, recently won the Vincentian Prize for Social Impact at the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival for his documentary “Dreamer,” a film he created with fellow classmate Nick Larson in Nico Colombant’s web video class. The Chicago-based Shoulders festival features student work from all over the world and promotes […]

By Krysta Scripter | Alumni News
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Five questions you should (and shouldn’t) ask your professors

If you’re familiar with the Reynolds School, then you know we stress the importance of talking to your professors outside of class. However, talking to your professors can be hard if you’ve never done it before, and sometimes, students ask questions that aren’t actually helpful (or worse, are already listed on the website). So, we […]

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Dave Maass joins the Reynolds School as visiting professor of media technology

The Reynolds School is proud to introduce Dave Maass as a visiting professor of media technology. Maass joins the Reynolds School in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and will be teaching alongside Dr. Gi Woong Yun this semester. Associate dean Donica Mensing described Maass as “a rock star journalist and investigator.” “The faculty […]

By Krysta Scripter | Faculty News
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Two classes. Two documentaries. One incredible collaboration.

In professor Kari Barber’s documentary film class each fall, students are required to pitch, film and produce a short documentary film within the semester. This semester, however, marked a first for both Barber and the Reynolds School, a partnership with Noticiero Móvil, professor Vanessa Vancour’s bilingual student news studio. Vancour says Barber approached her after […]

By Krysta Scripter | Noticiero Móvil . Student Projects
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Recap: From Privilege to Progress

About 50 students people attended the “From Privilege to Progress” panel on the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2019, where speakers Michelle Saahene and Melissa DePino shared their viral story of witnessing racism inside a Starbucks in Philadelphia and held a conversation about standing up to racism in public. This event was their second for the […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events
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Ran Duan joins the Reynolds School as visiting assistant professor of environmental communication

The Reynolds School of Journalism welcomes Dr. Ran Duan to the school’s faculty as a visiting assistant professor in environmental communication. Her research interests include environmental science and visual communication, as well as how these fields implicate journalism practice. “I am very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with all the students, faculty and […]

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Busy schedule? Here are several one-credit courses that might fit

We’re going to say something that might be shocking coming from a college: sometimes, you just can’t fit another three-credit course into your schedule. Maybe Professor Goldbaum’s photography class happened at the same time another class did, and you still want the chance to work with him. Or maybe you really want to get your […]

By Krysta Scripter | Registration
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Students Create PSAs for Creative Solutions Advertising Class

In most of the years that Professor Bob Felten has taught his Creative Solutions class, he’s included a video element in their final. This year, however, he decided on something he hadn’t done before: he asked his students to create public service announcements (PSAs). “This year I changed it a little bit,” he said. “I […]

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Cailtin Rierson Named Fall 2018 Senior Scholar

Anyone with a dream of becoming something, like a writer or doctor, usually has someone they’re inspired by. This semester’s senior scholar, Caitlin Rierson, has an especially interesting source for her aspiration to become a journalist. “This is going to sound like a really weird reason to become a journalist, but I really love ‘Sabrina […]

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