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Faculty Passes Resolution Establishing “Eric Abbott Days”

At the final Greenlee School faculty meeting of the fall 2015 semester, the faculty passed the following resolution: **RESOLUTION CELEBRATING ERIC ABBOTT’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GREENLEE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION** **Whereas** Dr. Eric Abbott has been a faculty member here for more than four decades and, prior to that, an alumnus of the program … Continue reading Faculty Passes Resolution Establishing “Eric Abbott Days”

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Greenlee School to Offer Minor in Public Relations Next Fall

A proposal for the addition of a public relations minor has been approved by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee and will be included in the 2016-17 university course catalog. The proposal, prepared by Greenlee faculty and staff, adds a third minor to the school’s curriculum. Greenlee currently offers minors in its … Continue reading Greenlee School to Offer Minor in Public Relations Next Fall

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Kathleen Parker Discusses Empowering Women Through Communication

With ever-growing ways to communicate and share ideas in this digital age, women’s rights have been brought to the forefront of the media like never before, Kathleen Parker explained to a full Benton Auditorium last Thursday. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post, spoke about empowering women through communication, in her lecture titled, “The … Continue reading Kathleen Parker Discusses Empowering Women Through Communication

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Dimitrova Among Finalists for Iowa Women of Innovation Award

Daniela Dimitrova, director of graduate studies in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University, is among eight finalists for the Research Innovation and Leadership Award, part of the 2015 Iowa Women of Innovation series presented by the Technology Association of Iowa. Winners will be announced Tuesday, November 10, during an event … Continue reading Dimitrova Among Finalists for Iowa Women of Innovation Award

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Futures Forum Highlights Importance of Ethics in Modern Media

Mass media regularly attracts criticism for its coverage of this or lack of coverage of that. The Greenlee’s School’s fall Futures Forum focused on the realities and ethical dilemmas of today’s digitally-connected world and what implications that has and will continue to have on professional communicators and journalists. The forum titled, “Media: Informants or Enablers?” … Continue reading Futures Forum Highlights Importance of Ethics in Modern Media

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Preparing Students for Careers in Sports Communication

ESPN; the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers; National Collegiate Athletics and the National Collegiate Athletic Association; the Denver Post and the Des Moines Register — these are just some of the sports communication outlets where students and alumni have found themselves applying their Greenlee-learned skills as interns or full-time employee

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Lucht Elected to AJHA Board of Directors

Iowa State’s [Tracy Lucht](), assistant professor at the Greenlee School, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Journalism Historians Association, a high-visibility national position. Others elected with Dr. Lucht include Bowling Green State University’s Kathy Bradshaw and Eastern Kentucky’s Pam Parry. “Dr. Lucht is a brilliant instructor and scholar,” said Michael … Continue reading Lucht Elected to AJHA Board of Directors

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Up for Review: Greenlee Prepared for Reaccreditation

With its tradition of maintaining a high standard of education excellence, it’s not surprising that the Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Iowa State University has held continuous professional accreditation since in 1948. And in 2015, Greenlee faculty and staff are working to continue that decades-old tradition as the school reached the six-year … Continue reading Up for Review: Greenlee Prepared for Reaccreditation