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Congratulations to the Fall 2021 Houston Contest Winners!

Dec. 8, 2021—The Department of Communication Studies hosted its biannual Houston Contest on Tuesday, December 8. Senior Matty Templeton took first place with his presentation on language justice in Nashville. Sophomore Alisha Saluja placed second with her speech on food insecurity. Junior Jana Li placed third for her presentation about Asian American experiences of racism. Luke Burleson’s...

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Fall 2021 Houston Contest

Dec. 3, 2021—The Department of Communication Studies invites you to the Fall 2021 Houston Contest on Tuesday, December 7, from 6-8 p.m. in the Commons Multipurpose Room (235/237). Students enrolled in our Media Studio course will present research that they’ve conducted throughout the semester. The first hour will be dedicated to interacting with students and engaging their...

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Paul Stob Receives NCA’s Winans-Wichelns Award

Oct. 5, 2021—Professor Paul Stob has been named the recipient of the National Communication Associations’ James A. Winas – Herbert A. Wilchelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address. The award honors scholarship that has been published by NCA members in the previous year. Dr. Stob received the award for his book, Intellectual Populism: Democracy,...

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Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Internship

Feb. 11, 2021—The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Office of Special Events is currently accepting applications for their Summer 2021 internship! Ann information sheet on the internship, which includes testimonials from former interns, is included: OSE Internship Additional information on the internship including qualifications, responsibilities, and learning objectives can be found here: https://americanhistory.si.edu/upcoming-internship-opportunities#Special%20Events%20Internship. Information on Special Events...

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BLASTmedia Internship Opportunity

Feb. 11, 2021—BLASTmedia, a national B2B PR agency, will again host an invite-only virtual open house for December 2020 and May 2021 graduates interested in the public relations coordinator role. To be eligible to attend, students and recent grads must apply for the public relations coordinator role by February 18. Details about the public relations coordinator role...

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Bradford Dalton Group Internship

Feb. 2, 2021—Bradford Dalton Group has just opened the application for a public relations internship! This internship is open to juniors and seniors and you must receive college credit to participate. This requires at least 15 hours/week for 12 weeks and start/end dates are flexible. For the first time this semester, the group is also considering accepting...

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Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice (DART)

Feb. 2, 2021—On Wednesday, February 17, DART will be holding an online info session at 6 pm that will discuss careers in community organizing. All Vanderbilt students and alumni are welcome to this event, particularly students who are set to graduate this year. Sign up at www.thedartcenter.org/info.   DART trains professional organizers and community organizations to work...

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Internship Opportunity!

Feb. 2, 2021—Tennessee’s oldest and largest LGTBQ+ publication, Out & About Nashville (O&AN), has recently joined with another publisher conglomerate, Aequalitas Media. Due to the restructuring of the new company, there are new opportunities for internships in the following areas of media or journalism: Website maintenance & posting Social media Writing – news, interviews and human interest,...

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Second Annual Vanderbilt BP Debate Tournament

Feb. 1, 2021—This past weekend, Vanderbilt’s Debate Team hosted its 2nd annual Vanderbilt BP tournament. 64 teams competed in this tournament with debaters coming from 31 universities, 17 states and Washington D.C, 6 countries, and 3 continents!   The tournament winners in the open division came from the United States International University, located in Nairobi, Kenya. The...

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Vanderbilt Debate overcomes COVID-19 challenges to break new ground in civic engagement

Jan. 22, 2021—Original story by Kathryn Royster, College of Arts and Science News One year ago, Sahil “Sael” Soni ’21, a chemistry and economics double major, had just returned from a blue-ribbon performance in Vanderbilt Debate’s first-ever international competition. He was looking forward to finishing the 2019-2020 season on a high note, as were his teammates. For the...

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