Tag: Lisa Munger Oakes

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5 storytelling tips for journalists gleaned from author Joe Starita

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

CATEGORIES: News

Journalism Learning Community sets up freshmen journalism majors for success

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

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Munger Oakes presents at Women’s Leadership Retreat

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

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Munger Oakes Participates in AWC Panel, Recognized as Outstanding Faculty Member

Lecturer Lisa Munger Oakes participated in an "All-Star Panel" for the Association for Women in Communications Des Moines Professional Chapter. In addition to Munger Oakes, the panel included Lynn Melling, Channel 13 News Anchor; Amalie Nash, Executive Editor, Des Moines Register; and Katherine Perkins, Iowa Public Radio News Director. “We will be discussing ‘Modern Communication … Continue reading Munger Oakes Participates in AWC Panel, Recognized as Outstanding Faculty Member

CATEGORIES: Students

Association for Women in Communications Chapter Welcomes 70+ Members

It was a full-house in 169 Hamilton for the kickoff event held by the Iowa State chapter of the Association for Women in Communications on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Over 70 interested students attended the newly-formed chapter’s first event on campus. The meeting began with an introduction to the AWC and its purpose on the Iowa … Continue reading Association for Women in Communications Chapter Welcomes 70+ Members