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New Internships Available

Mar. 21, 2019—DEVENEY’s 2018 Summer Scholar Program 12-week paid internship that offers an exceptional student or recent graduate the chance to work hands-on in an award-winning integrated marketing agency. The chosen candidate will receive a competitive honorarium, housing assistance and transportation costs to and from New Orleans. This is a full-time position. A minimum 3.0 GPA and...

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Pattern Fellows Lecture: Jeffrey McCune on Kanye West

Mar. 21, 2019—Please join us Wednesday, March 27, 4:30 pm, in the E. Bronson Ingram MPR for a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Q. McCune: “Kanye West, Kanye Wild: A Journey in Black Genius” Dr. Jeffrey Q. McCune is Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; African & African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis....

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Fall 2019 Courses in CMST

Mar. 15, 2019—Below are the courses offered in CMST for Fall 2019. For more information, log into YES and search “cmst” in “class search.” For details on how these courses relate to parts of the CMST major, click here. CMST 1002: Introduction to Communication Studies-01 TR, 11:00a – 12:15p Travers, Courtney C. CMST 1002: Introduction to Communication Studies-02...

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Meet, Greet, & Eat with Jen Duck, editorial producer at CNN

Mar. 1, 2019—Join us Tuesday, March 12, 11:30–1:30, for lunch and discussion with Jen Duck, editorial producer for Anderson Cooper 360. Hear about her experience in television news, about pursuing a career in the media, and about the rise of “fake news.” Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Stephanie Covington <stephanie.a.covington@vanderbilt.edu> by March 7. When: Tuesday, March...

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Jeff Bennett Named Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellow

Jan. 30, 2019—Congratulations to Professor Jeff Bennett, who has been named to the first cohort of the Chancellor’s Public Voices Fellowship, a semester-long program designed to expand Vanderbilt’s global reach by amplifying the impact of faculty academic research. Starting July 1, Bennett and two other fellows will work with the Division of Communications to develop a highly...

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Meet, Greet, & Eat with CMST Alums

Jan. 23, 2019—Join us Tuesday, February 19, 11:30–1:30, for lunch and discussion with former CMST students Matt Harper and Tierra Johnson. Hear about their experiences moving from communication studies at Vanderbilt to careers in business and television. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Stephanie Covington <stephanie.a.covington@vanderbilt.edu> by February 14. When: Tuesday, February 19, 11:30–1:30 (drop by...

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Librarian Office Hours in CMST

Jan. 17, 2019—Need help with researching your paper? Need help crafting the evidence for your speech? Need help finding a good book, journal, or database for your upcoming project? Stop by Librarian Office Hours in CMST! Every Thursday from 12:00–1:00, Frank Lester, the subject-matter librarian for CMST, will be in the CMST conference room (220 Edgehill). He’s here...

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Debate Update: Awards in British Parliamentary Debate Tournaments

Dec. 3, 2018—This semester the Vanderbilt University Debate Team expanded opportunities for students to compete in debate. For the first time in the history of Vanderbilt, students participated in British Parliamentary Debate and attended tournaments at the University of Vermont and the University of Miami. From November 2–4, the debate team participated at its first ever British...

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Fall 2018 Houston Contest Winners

Nov. 28, 2018—The Fall 2018 Frank K. Houston Public Speaking Contest took place on Tuesday, November 27. Thanks to all the students who participated, and congratulations to this semester’s winners: Yolanda Ye (1st place) Douglas Finnegan (2nd place) Tim Rice (3rd place) Videos of their speeches and of all the speeches at this semester’s contest can be found...

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Professor King Named Editor of Women’s Studies in Communication

Nov. 13, 2018—Congratulations to Professor Claire King, who has recently been named editor-elect of Women’s Studies in Communication. Professor King will begin accepting manuscripts in January 2019. Women’s Studies in Communication provides a feminist forum for diverse research, reviews, and commentary addressing the relationships between communication and gender. WSIC invites contributions that advance our understanding of the intersections...

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