Dean Claire McInerney challenges the dean of UNC-SILS to a wager!
Wolfson receives the NCA’s first Scholar-Activist Award.
Many faculty and graduate students received recognition from the National Communication Association.
Recent trends reveal communication’s growth as an academic discipline.
Rutgers Today highlights Greenberg’s Slate article examining the magazine’s demise.
“Low Power to the People” explores the wider implications of an activist movement’s advocacy for low power FM radio.
Roi Estlein ’14 Receives three top awards from the National Communication Association.
JMS senior Christopher Etienne’s accomplishments are featured in Rutgers Today.
The Daily Targum reports on a film that follows the conversations one family had after a mother is diagnosed with cancer.
Students, donors and faculty connected at the Annual Scholarship Awards Reception.
In The Record, Sinnreich explains what we will lose without net neutrality.
Nearly 800 students learn about the JMS program during the Garden State Scholastic Press Association’s fall conference.
Read about the issues and trends SC&I’s faculty are discussing in the media.
JMS alum Katie Dippold to co-write the new all-female “Ghostbusters.”
The Guardian ran DiPaola’s photographs capturing the epidemic.
Professors Mandelbaum and Bolden encourage students to become observers in the art of complaining.
Professors Reynolds and Stoerger help initiate new ways to support undergraduate women in IT.
The reunion, held before the Rutgers/Tulane game, meant fun and networking for students and alumni.
Rutgers Today and the New York Times announce the campaign to fund the new chair.
The Targum reports on the class, Self and Society in Virtual Contexts.
In a Time Magazine article, Sinnreich discusses legal options for celebrities and others whose images are hacked.
Wolfson’s “Journalism for Democracy” project aims to help end poverty and educate students.
From ISIS and Ray Rice to Pharrel assisting the Swedish election, SC&I voices contribute globally.
Singh uses mobile phones and other sensors for understanding and shaping human behavior.
Nick Belkin and Chirag Shah recently received an NSF grant for research to improve information seeking on the Web.
The new annex addition adds 4,724 square feet of space and provides offices for faculty and doctoral students.
Find out why Cicma, a journalism and media studies major, credits Rutgers.
SC&I’s three-year strategic plan points to an exciting future.
Groundbreaking research on democratic deliberation by Professor Keith Hampton and his PhD students released in a Pew Report today.
Salama is featured in Rutgers Today about her recent Associated Press appointment.
The journalism and media studies grad received the Alex Haley Award from the U.S. Coast Guard.
SC&I voices are heard around the world this summer.
The JMS professor is interviewed about her journey from childhood to Rutgers.
Bryce Renninger’s interests combine in documentary on hotlines.
Congratulations to JMS grad Danielle D’Elia, who joins RU gymnastics as assistant coach.
SC&I mourns the passing of LIS Professor and Dean Emerita Kay Vandergrift.
MLIS alum is new vice president/president-elect of the Association for Library Service to Children.
COM Professor Matthew Weber hosts the first conference to address the use of the Internet Archive for research.
Hampton brings a social scientist's perspective to the computer science summit.
Allison Norlian is on track for success in TV news.
JMS professor explains why the new OS is too familiar to developers.
COM, JMS and LIS faculty and students traveled to Seattle for the annual conference.
Sylvia Hove’s new skills in PR strategy, leadership and measurement have led to success in Zimbabwe.
Harris will leave Hillshire Brands to join the show as announcer.
Bolden’s research on use of the word ‘so’ is again in the media spotlight.
The JMS student won for her film about a former dean of students at Rutgers.
Funda Kivran-Swaine’s work on tweeting about loneliness is top story in Rutgers Today.
ITI major Ryan Downey and recent JMS grad Jean Paul Isaacs win chance to meet distinguished alumni.
Were you at SC&I’s graduation? Find yourself in this amazing GigaPan photo!
The new magazine highlights faculty, staff and student achievements throughout the year.
Aram Sinnreich weighs in on the outcome of Apple’s possible acquisition of Beats.
MCIS student Amber Hirsch will serve a one-year term on the Rutgers University Senate and the Board of Trustees.
SC&I Alumni Association recognizes award-winning journalist and ’71 graduate.
Kaila Lim wins SC&I’s public speaking contest with talk on achieving goals.
COM faculty members recognized as ‘leaders in promoting diversity’ in research and teaching.
Aram Sinnreich discusses the implications of a rumored deal between Shazam and Apple.
Natalie Jesionka is a human rights activist whose work targets human trafficking.
Are you ready to graduate? We have the information you need for the big day.
McInerney honored as the 2014 Alice Rankin Distinguished Lecturer.
Student filmmakers Daniel Omrani and Zack Morrison head to CMF Hollywood Film Summit.
Ron Miskoff’s and Liz Fuerst’s efforts to publish the work of former JMS students comes to fruition as an iBook.
Kumar’s New York Times op-ed on how the media generate fear and how that drives national security policy.
In The New Republic David Greenberg offers his insights into the complicated legacies of George Kennan and Lyndon B. Johnson.
Assistant Instructor Aaron Trammell’s course explores why “transformative play” involves seeing the world in a new way.
Come out to Busch Campus Center to support our students in the COM Department Public Speaking Contest.
The Rutgers Board approved the promotion of Marie Radford, and SC&I has approved the reappointments of Christina Dunbar-Hester and Matthew Weber.
NSF-funded Project SOCRATES offers platform-enabling scientists to share tools and crowdsourced data to study human behavior.
Jason Goldstein, Livingston Theater Company founder, has made a mark as a campus impresario, alumni leader and RU’s commencement producer.
George Christian and Patrice McDermott will deliver this lecture on April 23 in Alexander Library.
JMS Junior Brooke Sassman’s creativity helps her land coveted position.
Aram Sinnreich and Greg Lastowka offer an eye-opening look at the law and its strengths and weaknesses in the age of streaming music and video games.
Lauren Feldman’s research shows that climate change reporting focuses on political conflict.
A new session of SC&I's PR Certificate Program starts in March. Sign up today!
Jean Paul Isaacs’s budding film career is getting attention. Hear about his Oscar experience and future plans, including a stop in Cannes.
Slate highlights the changing role of a librarian, and features MLIS student Fobazi Ettarh.
Join us on March 27 in Alexander Library to hear Richard Reeves speak. It's free and open to the public.
JMS Associate Professor Deepa Kumar gives insight into surveillance conducted by the NYPD on NJ Muslims.
Sandra Hall’s novel, chosen by new book publisher Swoon Reads as its first publishing, is due in August.
Joining us from Fordham University, Napoli teaches Mass Media Management in the JMS Department.
Aram Sinnreich speculates about Apple TV’s impact on cable providers in a Computerworld article.
The former Time and Life writer joins us March 11 to discuss the journalism industry today.
Need more info about our PR Certificate Program? Attend an open house March 15 at SC&I.
The Washington Post recently listed Brent Johnson as one of the best capitol reporters in America.
The JMS Department will host four renowned national journalists to discuss the changing nature of journalism.
JMS Alum S. Mitra Kalita’s book is on the “101 Great New Jersey Books List.”
JMS Lecturer Hank Kalet discusses how Facebook sustains professional relationships.
The Hacker League, a company co-founded by Jennings, was recently acquired by Mashery, an Intel company.
The leading voice in the charge of libraries and the Common Core plays the role of researcher, advocate and award-winning author.
With the Super Bowl quickly approaching, JMS’s Steve Miller discusses advertising during the event.
It was a busy and newsworthy 2013 for SC&I. Take a look at what and who made news last year.
COM Prof Keith Hampton’s work on technology in public spaces is featured in a New York Times Magazine article.
Rutgers Today highlights Mitchell Scholarship recipient Matthew Cortland, first Rutgers recipient of the prestigious award. He will continue his studies in Dublin.
How is the governor’s office handling this PR crisis? Nick Linardopoulos speaks with CBS Philly Radio.
JMS Professor Aram Sinnreich was quoted in Christian Science Monitor on how U.S. surveillance may threaten business for “Tech Giants” Google, Facebook and Twitter.
David Greenberg addresses this question in a New Republic article that analyzes the ASA’s vote to boycott Israel.
Vikki Katz receives funding to study connections between technology and learning among U.S. Latino families.
Richard Heffner, professor of communications and public Policy, died Dec. 17.
Elizabeth Herlihy’s documentary highlights the power of social media, and was recently featured on Newsworks.
In an interview with CNN, Greenberg discusses the reasons behind JFK’s enduring popularity.
Aram Sinnreich was interviewed about the National Music Publishers Association’s takedown notices to websites using lyrics without legal consent.
Communication Professor Jenny Mandelbaum’s research shows that comments about the food at holiday feasts can be a window into family dynamics.
Faculty and PhD students were honored at the National Communication Association conference in November.
JMS Associate Professor Deepa Kumar is interviewed about racial concerns stemming from recently reinstated policy.
JMS Faculty & RU Libraries staff have a mutual learning experience with the group about our media, culture and archiving methods.
Senior Scott Sincoff, a JMS and environmental policy double major, takes full advantage of Rutgers and explains how you can too.
Shikha Manchanda's battle with cancer has inspired her to help other South Asian women.
A Foreign Policy article discusses whether or not Twitter, now that it’s gone public, might change its stance on free speech.
We are seeking candidates for a three-year renewable, non-tenure track position from distinguished practitioners of journalism.
Keith explores how war is represented by the media.
Greenberg, an expert on JFK, reviewed a new book, is quoted in New York Times, and wrote an article for The New Republic
Great advice on how to have peaceful holiday celebrations with your family.
Lauren Feldman is quoted in "Environment & Energy Publishing" article on global warming and the media.
In a radio interview with "Marketplace," JMS' Melissa Aronczyk talks about using "sexy" tactics to brand nations.
Kantor was honored as a Life Member, which recognizes “his achievements in technology, as well as the significant impacts he has had on the growth and development of the IEEE.”
David Greenberg reviewed the book, “News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media.”
In celebrating freedom of speech for a week every year, Free Speech Week ensures that free speech remains “The Language of America.”
On Tuesday, Oct. 15, McGlade returns to Rutgers to present “From Rutgers to Space.”
JMS Assistant Professor Melissa Aronczyk's new book explores the cultural, economic and political implications of national branding.
Are social media users inherently narcissistic? Hampton weighs in on a New York Times debate.
JMS Associate Professor Deepa Kumar addresses the rise of anti-Muslim racism in the United States.
Her research on interpersonal relationships positioned her for an early career award.
JMS Professor Robert Kubey was prominently quoted as an expert on the subject matter of television addiction.
In the world of library science, responding to changes resulting from big data management is a top priority. LIS Professor Michael Lesk tackles this issue.
Bratich is a recipient of the highest honor at Rutgers, the Warren I. Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Can your computer understand your intentions by analyzing what you click on and look at on the results page?
SC&I faculty and staff welcome our students back for the new school year. Here's to a successful fall term!
Join us Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. for the Ice Cream Social in front of the SC&I building. Bring your sweet tooth!
The SC&I Convocation will be held at the Louis Brown Athletic Center (the RAC) on Sunday, May 19, 2013
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