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Scripps College of Communication

With more than 20 undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs across our five schools, the Scripps College of Communication prepares the next generation of innovative communicators to move the world forward. Our students benefit from rigorous courses taught by award-winning faculty and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. We offer countless opportunities for professional-level career exploration and internships on campus, across the country and all over the world. We are a far-reaching community of achievers, bridging disciplines to solve complicated problems, welcoming change in all its forms, and inspiring each other to reach even further.


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  • COMS professor receives award from Disability Commission

    November 14, 2019

    JW Smith, professor in the School of Communications Studies at Ohio University, is a renowned researcher on issues related to disability. His work impacts policy throughout the state of Ohio.

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  • OHIO Journalism professor Aimee Edmondson in Todays Dental News

    November 14, 2019

    When it comes to unspoken heroes of civil rights, Dr. E.C. Moon Jr. personifies the courage and leadership of dentists throughout the South. 

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  • Journalists to visit OHIO Nov. 21 to discuss community issues

    November 14, 2019

    An event co-hosted by Your Voice Ohio and the Ohio Debate Commission will bring regional journalists to Ohio University to discuss important issues related to Southeast Ohio communities from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, at Nelson Commons. 

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  • Visual storytellers share their craft at Visual Discovery Symposium

    November 12, 2019

    To kick off the 2019 Visual Discovery Conference, practitioners from institutions around the world shared their projects and innovations at the Visual Discovery Symposium held at the Athena Cinema in uptown Athens on November 7.

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  • McClure On the Road – GDEX 2019

    Students from the J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies and its Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab participated i...
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  • OUMS Networking Trip to New York City

    Learn more about the Ohio University Multimedia Society's upcoming networking trip to New York City. ...
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  • Aspiring photojournalists: check out NPPAOU!

    Q & A with Madeleine Hordinski, president of the Ohio University chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPAOU). ...
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