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Boyles Submits Entries for Encyclopedia of Big Data, Presents Research on Race Portrayal

Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles has completed two entries for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Big Data. Also in research, Boyles and undergraduate student Susan Cruz-Rodriguez presented a poster at ISU’s McNair Scholars Symposium this month. The research, which will continue into next year, focuses on the portrayal of race within data-driven news narratives. In teaching, … Continue reading Boyles Submits Entries for Encyclopedia of Big Data, Presents Research on Race Portrayal

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Sophomore Alex Hanson Selected as 2016 Hugh Sidey Scholar

Throughout the 2015-16 school year, Alexander Hanson, sophomore in journalism and mass communication and political science, has led the Iowa State Daily’s political coverage as one of the student newspaper’s news editors. Hanson’s role has put him in contact with a number of presidential candidates, as they began their bids for their parties’ nominations in … Continue reading Sophomore Alex Hanson Selected as 2016 Hugh Sidey Scholar

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Newell Receives Honor, Lucht Helps Secure Grant

Associate Professor Jay Newell has won a mentorship award and Assistant Professor Tracy Lucht helped secure a Women’s and Diversity Grant. Newell has been named an Exemplary Faculty Mentor for his guidance of Assistant Professor Su Jung Kim, who nominated him, announced Cinzia Cervato, faculty fellow for Early Career Faculty Development, Office of the Provost. … Continue reading Newell Receives Honor, Lucht Helps Secure Grant

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White House correspondent Thomma to keynote First Amendment Day

Steve Thomma, a senior White House correspondent, will speak about the media and the presidential campaign as part of the First Amendment Day series at Iowa State University. Thomma will present "The Press, the Presidency and the Campaign" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. His talk is free and … Continue reading White House correspondent Thomma to keynote First Amendment Day