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COM makes USA TODAY’s top five journalism schools

College Factual analyzed colleges across the country and found the 10 best schools from which to receive your bachelor’s in journalism. COM made the top five. According to USA TODAY, “BU allows students to specialize within the journalism major, offering focus areas in broadcast journalism, magazine journalism, online journalism and straight journalism. The University also… Read More

Couples who found love at BU

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, BU Today reached out to some of the Terrier married couples who met while studying at BU or after they graduated. Three of those couples included COM alum, and were captured by photographer Cydney Scott to share their stories on how they first came together. When Jeff Burns (COM… Read More

Professor Boches helps update classic advertising text for new media

Red Bull got a guy to jump out of a balloon 24 miles above the Earth, and millions streamed it on YouTube. Century 21 made a splash by listing fictional television drug kingpin Walter White’s house on Craigslist. And people all over the world dumped buckets of ice water on their heads to raise money… Read More

Danielle Hope Diamond ’18, Filmmaker and Student

It’s never too early to get your start in the working world, as Danielle Hope Diamond can attest. She started working in film editing and production at the age of 12, when she began assisting her local Apple Store to help train employees in Final Cut Pro and the Adobe Suite. Today, she runs her… Read More

Journalist imprisoned in Iran given Hugo Shong Reporting on Asia Award

For the last 506 days, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned in an Iranian jail, held on vague charges that include espionage. His employer, his family, and the international journalism community have condemned his imprisonment, contending that the charges are fabricated and his continued detention violates international law. He has now… Read More

COM Gets a New Production Studio

A former storage area for surplus refrigerators and mattresses has been transformed into a production studio that will give students a chance to create their own film sets and to explore the art of cinematography and directing in a way they haven’t been able to before. Built in 1912 as an automobile dealership, the COM… Read More

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellows named

The Boston University College of Communication (COM), School of Public Health (SPH) and the Center for Global Health & Development have named Sascha Garrey (SPH ’14) and Selin Thomas (COM ’14) recipients of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowships. The Boston University Program on Crisis Response and Reporting brings journalists and global health specialists… Read More

Pamoja and Pulitzer Fellowships awarded

The Boston University College of Communication (COM), School of Public Health (SPH) and the Center for Global Health & Development announced today the 10 student recipients of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowships and the Pamoja Together: Student Foreign Aid News Network fellowships. These fellowships are an initiative of the Boston University Program on… Read More

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