BUTV10 Scores Four 2020 National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England chapter recently honored the College of Communication student-run television station BUTV10 with four National Student Production awards. The awards show was originally slated for June 13, but NATAS was forced to cancel it because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and instead opted to announce the winners… Read More

Biometric workshops for BU researchers go online

Researchers often rely on participants reporting through surveys, focus groups, and interviews for their work, but such methods can pose certain limitations for understanding how people feel, think, and behave. So COM’s Communication Research Center hopes to give them new tools this summer that reveal people’s physiological responses to messages beyond their awareness. CRC will… Read More

COM Students Hard at Work on New Content for WTBU and BUTV10

When Griffin Buch was putting together a list of contributors for an episode of WTBU News last month, he was stunned. The collaborative effort among 12 students, each responsible for their own small piece, was then edited together into the final show. Read the rest of the article at BU Today.

COM Advertising Students Excel at the Young Ones Creative Awards

COM students brought home 11 Young Ones Student Awards last week in one of the world’s top student advertising competitions — all but one of them for advertising briefs, placing Boston University fourth in the category among schools in the world. COM’s Yue (Yvonne) Wang and Rujie (Mia) Lin earned a “Gold Pencil,” the top… Read More

Students #KeptCOM, Celebrate After Challenging Semester

Dozens of alumni, faculty and students shared messages of celebration Monday across social networks, saluting COM students who “kept calm and carried on” through a unique, challenging semester. Using the hashtag #KeptCOM, they posted videos, photographs and notes through the day May 15 for a virtual event that brought together a community spread apart by… Read More

Recipients Announced for Inaugural COM Dean’s Awards for Alumni Initiatives and Innovation

COM Dean Mariette DiChristina announced today the recipients of the inaugural COM Dean’s Awards for Alumni Initiatives and Innovation, recognizing exceptional and innovative individual staff or faculty activities and contributions to the mission of Boston University’s College of Communication. “COM staff and faculty do amazing work day in and day out,” said DiChristina. “Our first… Read More

Braudis, Waller win top COM awards for faculty

Bill Braudis and Garland Waller received this year’s top awards presented by the College of Communication to its faculty, honoring their work in instruction and advising, respectively. “Teaching and mentoring are critical roles for COM’s wonderful faculty, as recognized by these awards,” said Dean Mariette DiChristina (COM ’86). “I’m delighted to see Bill Braudis and… Read More

Nineteen seniors receive Blue Chip Awards, COM’s top undergraduate honor

Nineteen seniors were named winners of this year’s Blue Chip Awards, the most prestigious undergraduate student honor conferred by Boston University’s College of Communication. “These seniors have proven to be leaders at Boston University and COM. They have demonstrated academic achievement. They have participated in internships and other professional activities. They are active in the… Read More

COM Student Photographers Dominate Boston Awards

Sophie Park, a Pardee senior and COM photography student, won Best of Show and first place for Photo Story in the annual Boston Press Photographers Association College Contest for her series chronicling illness and uncertainty during the current pandemic. “Sophie is a talented and incisive visual person,” said Greg Marinovich, her COM photography professor. “She… Read More