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.
Graduate students learned how media products can be used to tell stories, share news and unite people for a greater cause around food systems in a course taught by Laura Witzling, assistant professor in the Greenlee School.
Associate Professor Novotny Lawrence will present the Fall 2020 Dean’s Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. online. The lecture, “White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ and the New Age Slave Plantation,” will discuss the horror thriller, demonstrating the ways in which the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics.
Jay Newell, Greenlee professor and associate director, is the 2020 recipient of the Greenlee School’s Allen Essman Faculty Fellowship recognizing excellence in advertising and/or public relations education. It was made possible by Iowa State alumna Denise Essman (’73 marketing) in memory of her late husband, Allen K. Essman, an alumnus, distinguished advertising professional and former instructor.
Greenlee faculty Joanna Schroeder and Michael Wigton received spring 2020 Teaching Innovations Awards from Iowa State University for going above and beyond when the university quickly transitioned to virtual instruction last spring.
Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication faculty and graduate students will serve on panels and moderate sessions at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Aug. 5-9.
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announced today the appointment of Michael F. Dahlstrom as the 17th director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University.
Greenlee professor Daniela Dimitrova has been named the editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The publication is the flagship journal of the association and is considered a leader in scholarship for the field.