Rebecca Reynolds was promoted to Associate Professor of Library and Information Science with tenure, and Matthew Weber was promoted to Associate Professor of Communication with tenure.
Associate Professor Chirag Shah won the Chancellor’s Scholar Award for his outstanding work as a scholar and professor.
Teaching Professor and Director of the Master of Communication and Media Program Richard Dool and Program Assistant and Ph.D. student Deborah Yoon attended PRSA NJ’s 28th Annual Pyramid Award Banquet, representing SC&I. SC&I was an event sponsor.
SC&I’s Danielle Raabe ’17, a communication major, was awarded the Spirit of Rutgers Award at the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala. Next fall, she will use her leadership skills as a Master of Communication and Media student at SC&I, under the Strategic Organizational Communication track.
The New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) has named Rutgers School of Communication and Information (SC&I)'s Part-Time Lecturer Leslie Burger the 2017 Librarian of the Year award for her dedication and contributions to libraries. Burger was formerly the Executive Director of the Princeton Public Library, heading the effort to transform it into the busiest library in New Jersey.
Five SC&I Ph.D. Alumni are published in the July edition of The Library Quarterly
Rutgers, School of Communication and Information is well represented at ALA 2017.
Rutgers School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is pleased to announce the promotion of Associate Professor Marya L. Doerfel to Professor in the Department of Communication, effective July 1, 2017.
Following a three-year, $3 million campaign, Rutgers University has achieved a historic goal to establish a chair named in honor of prominent feminist Gloria Steinem.
During his time as a SC&I student, Michael O’Sullivan '17 learned a valuable lesson he can teach us all: it is never too late to make a major life change.
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This year’s Rutgers Magazine mentions the achievements of several members of the SC&I community.
Alanna Doherty, a 2017 School of Communication and Information graduate, speaks on her rising Instagram presence (61,000 followers and counting) that focuses on fashion. Majoring in Journalism and Media Studies with a minor in Digital Communication, Information and Media, Alanna is successfully using the strategies she learned at SC&I which is resulting in a very impressive social media following.
Rutgers School of Communication and Information (SC&I) Master of Communication and Media student Shravan Regret Iyer was awarded a scholarship by the Smithsonian Institute to attend their conference, the "Earth Optimism Summit," in Washington, D.C. held from April 21-23, 2017. Iyers presented “Citizen Journalism and Environment Conservation.”
The Alison R. Bernstein Media Mentoring Program is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 program year. This is an exclusive opportunity open to only Rutgers alumnae! The ARB Media Mentoring Program is nine-month mentoring program that addresses the underrepresentation of women in leadership, production, and creative roles across all media and information technology platforms. Application deadline is Monday, July 24, 2017.
Research Professor Alexa Hepburn and Associate Professor Galina Bolden have published a new book, titled “Transcribing for Social Research.” Their goal was to overview and introduce techniques that will help interactional researchers produce more accurate transcripts.
The competition was intense, but when SC&I’s Journalism and Media Studies Program (JMS) major Kayla Jackson ’17 presented at UPitchNJ, in front of competitors from 12 other New Jersey colleges and universities, she was calm and focused on doing what she’s done almost 60 times before when pitching PeduL, a start-up she founded at Rutgers with her business partner and fellow JMS major Chisa Egbelu ’16.
Professor Kathryn Greene and REAL Prevention Receive Grant for Phase II of “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups”
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is proud to announce the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funding award for Phase II of the project “Interactive Technology for Media Literacy Drug Prevention in Community Groups.” Principal Investigators Michael L. Hecht, REAL Prevention, and Kathryn Greene, professor of Communication at SC&I, were awarded over $1.4 million by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for their research.