Lecturer [Lisa Munger Oakes]()’ Depth Report class is wrapping up work on “Wasted Away: The Cultural of Alcohol at Iowa State.” The class has spent several months researching and reporting stories about alcoholism, binge drinking, drinking culture at ISU. The work will be unveiled during Finals Week and linked to the Iowa State Daily website. … Continue reading Munger Oakes wraps up first Depth Report class
By Jessica Bennett Joe Starita, author and journalism professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, shared some of his methods and wisdom in a packed auditorium on Monday evening. Discussing his latest book, "A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America’s First Indian Doctor," Starita described how … Continue reading 5 storytelling tips for journalists gleaned from author Joe Starita
When a Greenlee freshman arrives on campus, the to-do list can feel daunting: Succeed in classes. Join student media and clubs. Begin thinking about internships. Make friends. Throw in typical new-to-campus challenges like mastering CyRide and combatting homesickness, and it becomes a tougher balance. The Journalism Learning Community’s goal is to make that transition easier. … Continue reading Journalism Learning Community sets up freshmen journalism majors for success
In November, Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes served as a presenter at the Women’s Leadership Retreat, held on campus, discussing the power of verbal and non-verbal communication. She also served as the featured speaker at the Des Moines-Area Professional Chapter of the Association of Women in Communication’s November meeting, in a talk titled “Persuasive Communication to … Continue reading Munger Oakes presents at Women’s Leadership Retreat
Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes has been elected to serve on the Association for Women in Communications’ national professional development committee. She helped found the Greenlee School AWC chapter last year. For more about AWC, click here.
Members of the ISU Association of Women in Communications chapter visited WHO TV Channel 13 in Des Moines last Thursday for a tour of the studio, a behind-the-scenes look at a live broadcast of their 6 p.m. newscast and a discussion with anchorwoman Erin Kiernan. Greenlee Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes, the club’s faculty adviser, said … Continue reading ISU AWC Members Visit WHO TV in Des Moines
Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes reports the following: The Journalism Learning Community continues to thrive this term under her leadership. The group has created a "dream resume" to help set goals for their four years at ISU and completed Gallup’s strengths finder exam to help understand how we can use our strengths to become more effective … Continue reading Munger Oakes Reports on Learning Community, AWC