On Thursday April 5th, Dr. Maxwell McCombs will give a lecture as part of the College of Communication‘s Dr. Melvin L. DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series. Dr. McCombs, who is Professor and Jesse H. Jones Chair in Communications at the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Do the Media Tell Us What to Think About? The Psychology of Agenda Setting.” His lecture will address the contemporary communication landscape in which an unprecedented amount of information is available for consumption and navigation and the role the media plays in shaping how we perceive it. His talk will take place in the Colloquium Room of the Photonics Center from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.
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The Alumni Network of Greater NYC hosts the launch of their newest professional network, Media, Communication and Entertainment. Featuring insights from BU Alum and Bravo TV‘s Executive VP of Original Programming and Development Andy Cohen (COM ’90), the event will take place at Capitale (130 Bowery Street, New York, NY) hosted by Seth Greenberg (SMG ’82). Stop by for a night of networking and professional development on behalf of the BU Alumni Association. The event is $20. Drinks and light appetizers will be served. To RSVP click here or call (800) 800-3466. Advance registration is required.