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Open online course “Global Health and Social Media” launches Sept. 15

This fall semester, I am offering an intensive undergraduate open online course on “Global Health and Social Media” at Virginia Commonwealth University. The six-week course will launch on Sept. 15 and will run until Oct. 26, 2014. The course content … Continue reading

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News coverage on IYLEP Social Media Institute

Our fifth VCU Social Media Institute wrapped up at the end of July and the students produced 10 social media campaigns for nonprofit organizations. This year, we also included a nonprofit client from Iraq, the organization Nature Iraq. Several news … Continue reading

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Online class on “Global Health and Social Media” this fall

Here is a great opportunity for students in the VCU Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture to learn about social media campaigns for global health issues and get hands-on experience in developing social media strategies. My online class … Continue reading

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“VCU votes” campaign wins award

Our non-partisan “VCU votes” campaign at the Robertson School of Media and Culture won the 2014 VCU Community Engagement Award for Teaching. The campaign utilized social media engagement and advertising techniques, multimedia news reporting as well as voter registration and … Continue reading

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iPadJournos presentation at Journalism Interactive Conference

I will be presenting the iPadJournos project at the Teach-A-Thon session of the Journalism Interactive Conference at the University of Maryland this Friday (April 4). The presentation will focus on how mobile journalism has become a permanent part of the … Continue reading

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Social media campaigns. Real clients. This summer @ VCU.

Here is a great opportunity to engage in social media and develop campaigns for nonprofit clients in Central Virginia. VCU’s Robertson School of Media & Culture is offering its Social Media Institute, which is open to all undergraduate and graduate majors. … Continue reading

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Ahead in the spring: Classes and talks

This spring semester, I am teaching a new special topics class “Social Media Research,” in which graduate and undergraduate students will develop their own research projects. The deliverable for each of the research teams at the end of the semester … Continue reading

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New social media research course offered

I am offering a new class on social media research at VCU this coming spring semester. In the course “MASC 591 – Social Media Research,” I will develop and carry out research projects with graduate and undergraduate students to study the … Continue reading

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#VCUvotes and #UncleRam turn out vote at VCU

Our get-out-the-vote campaign “VCU votes” completed its second run this fall during the gubernatorial election in Virginia. After the presidential election last year, our campaign was again sponsored by the Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP). Our campaign manager Emily Satchell … Continue reading

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Symposium on Media and Health at VCU

Our new Center for Media+Health at VCU’s School of Mass Communications is running its first symposium on Nov. 15. Health and media experts will be speaking at the symposium in the VCU Student Commons. Please visit the website of the … Continue reading

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