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November 13th, 2013

COM alumna receives 2013 Pathbreaker Award

Journalism

An estimated 100,000 American children are exploited through sex trafficking every year in the United States. To recognize a national leader in the fight to end sex trafficking, Shared Hope International will present one of its three 2013 Pathbreaker Awards to Husch Blackwell Partner Cynthia L. Cordes (’01) . Cordes recently joined the firm’s Government […]


October 18th, 2013

CMJ names WTBU back-to-back ‘Station of the Year’

Journalism

WTBU brought home the “Station of the Year” award for the second year in a row during the 2013 annual College Radio Awards in New York City. College Music Journal (CMJ) chose WTBU out of four international nominees to win the festival’s top prize. The station was also nominated for “Best Use of Limited Resources,” […]


October 25th, 2012

WTBU named Station of the Year by CMJ

Journalism

WTBU brought home the “Station of the Year” award for the first time during this year’s annual College Radio Awards in New York City. College Music Journal (CMJ) chose WTBU out of four international nominees to win the festival’s top prize. “A big fat “congrats” to all the winners!” CMJ posted on its website. The […]


April 29th, 2011

‘Kids Living with Slim’ recognized by Al Jazeera

Film & Television

Film Professor Sam Kauffmann attended the 7th Annual Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar, where he screened his most recent film, Kids Living with Slim. The film follows seven African children who are HIV positive (the word “slim” is slang for HIV/AIDS). Al Jazeera festival organizers had seen the film at the […]


April 11th, 2011

BU photojournalists win 17 BPPA awards

Journalism

Boston University students won 17 out of 26 total prizes awarded in the sixth annual Boston Press Photographers Association college photography contest. COM seniors Amy Donnelly and Alessandra Hartkopf led the way with two first prizes each. The contest was judged by The Boston Globe staff photographer Bill Greene; The Patriot Ledger staff photographer Greg […]