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February 16, 2016

Faculty member’s presentation part of University-wide effort

A faculty member from the College of Communications will join colleagues from academic and research units across campus when they present their work during a special symposium on the University Park campus.

Yael WarshelYael Warshel, a University-wide Rock Ethics Institute co-funded assistant professor of…

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October 27, 2014

College commits to seven events for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Communications and technological changes have created fertile territory for entrepreneurs, and Penn State and the College of Communications have deomostrated a commitment to preparing students to take advantage of those opportunities.

One of the most visible demonstrations of that commitment comes with the weeklong Global Entrepreneurship Week, scheduled…

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October 22, 2014

Visitors: Redskins change a matter of when, not if

Mike Wise (center) of The Washington Post responds to a question while on stage with Ray Halbritter (left) and John Affleck.

Two prominent proponents pressing for the Washinton Redskins to change their nickname told an audience of Penn State students and community members Wednesday that such a change was a matter of when, not if, as more people realized the impact of the name and its meaning.

"There's no…

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October 21, 2014

Bronstein Lecture visitors focus on mixing politics, social media

Prof. Patrick Parsons (left) and Brittany Foster listen as Eric Arneson makes a point. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

By Joel Wee

Erik Arneson, communications and policy director for Pennsylvania Sen. Dominic Pileggi and Brittany Foster, an associate at Triad Strategies, shared their wisdom about the benefits and pitfalls of mixing politics and social media during the Ben Bronstein Lecture in Ethics and Public Relations on Tuesday. 

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Prof. Patrick Parsons (left) and Brittany Foster listen as Eric Arneson makes a point. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Parsons introduces participants in the Bronstein Lecture. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Foster's focused her presentation on the structure of how the media controlled the access and flow of information. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Arneson discussed how politicians use social media, and the related pitfalls. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

October 6, 2014

Lecturer cites skill differences, but no easy answer with Internet use

Eszter Hargittai addresses an attentive audience for the Pockrass Lecture. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

 

Skills people bring to their use of the Internet shape how they access information, how much information they…

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Eszter Hargittai addresses an attentive audience for the Pockrass Lecture. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Students, faculty and community members filled most of the seats in Foster Auditorium for the lecutre. (Photo by Jeanine Wells) Hargittai said there were no easy answers to the problems presented by skill differences among Internet users. (Photo by Jeanine Wells)

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