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Richard R. Phillips receives LAS Distinguished Service Award

Richard R. Phillips (’78 journalism and mass communication) is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He was recognized April 7, 2021, at the Iowa State University Alumni Association’s 89th Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, which recognized 2020 honorees.

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Greenlee alumnae named 2021 Iowa STATEment Makers

Madison Tuttle (’18 public relations), a public affairs specialist at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and Karla Walsh (‘10 journalism and kinesiology), a freelance journalist who writes about topics including food, health, fitness and the restaurant industry for national and local media, have been named 2021 Iowa STATEment Makers by the Iowa State University Alumni Association.

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Kelly Howard receives ISUAA’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Kelly Howard (’08 journalism and mass communication) is the recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the Iowa State University Alumni Association. Howard was recognized at the 89th Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, April 7, 2021, which recognized 2020 awardees.

Navigating risk communications during a pandemic

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic a year ago, Dara Wald, assistant professor of environmental communication in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, had no idea how relevant her course Risk Perceptions and Communication (JLMC 560) would be for the graduate students in her class then and now.

Narratives can help science counter misinformation on vaccines

As public health agencies ramp up efforts to educate people about the COVID-19 vaccines, narratives can be a powerful tool. In a paper published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ISU’s Michael Dahlstrom examined how narratives or storytelling can help counter misinformation and provide a connection between science and the human experience.

Greenlee alumnus breaks barriers for journalistic research in Ghana

A Greenlee master’s program alumnus took talents back to a place he knew better than any other: home. Since leaving Iowa State, Dr. Etse Sikanku has invested his wealth of knowledge to challenge the systematic barriers of research in Ghana.

Since leaving Iowa State, Dr. Etse Sikanku has invested his wealth of knowledge to challenge the systematic barriers of research in Ghana.