Tag: honors

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

Two Writing Program professors recognized

Two COM Writing Program professors, Cynthia Anderson and Kathryn Burak, have garnered national recognition for their fiction writing. Cynthia Anderson won the prize for Best Fiction of 2012 by the distinguished journal Indiana Review for her story, “Mavak Tov.” “This story haunted me,” said contest judge Dana Johnson. “The main character’s longing and desire for… Read More

BU wins grant for global health programs

BOSTON – Boston University announced today that it is the winner of a grant from the Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A team of BU researchers including Anne Donohue and Elizabeth Mehren of the College of Communication (COM), and Jennifer Beard and Monica Onyango from the School… Read More

WTBU named Station of the Year by CMJ

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… Read More

Prof. Michelle Johnson receives AOJ Fellowship

The Association of Opinion Journalists Foundation recently honored Prof. Michelle Johnson with the 2012 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, recognizing Johnson for her work with diversity in journalism education. The Bingham Fellowship acknowledges a faculty member who has shown great initiative in mentoring college students and awards recipients for career-long contributions to students of color. Past… Read More

Students take prizes in magazine writing contest

Boston University journalism students walked off with five national prizes in the highly competitive student magazine competition sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Twenty-three Universities from the U.S. and Canada took part in the competition. The winners were announced July 11 2012. Here are the results: First Place, First… Read More

Ivellisse Morales wins PR award

Boston University’s College of Communication has named Ivellisse Morales (’12) of Ansonia, Conn., as the 2012 recipient of the Gerald Powers Public Relations Award, given to a graduating senior who has done outstanding work in the field of public relations. The $2,500 annual award, granted each spring at the discretion of the dean and a… Read More

Two profs win Indie Award of Merit

Film and Television professors Sam Kauffmann and Garland Waller each won an Indie Award of Merit for separate projects. Kauffmann won for his short film Where’s The Blood Money? Waller’s No Way Out But One won for Feature Documentary. Indie awards go to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries. The… Read More

COM announces 2012 Blue Chip winners

The annual COM Blue Chip award is given to College of Communication seniors who are leaders at Boston University, the College of Communication or in the community. These students also have demonstrated talents in their area of interest, are involved in professional activities and have excelled academically. This year, the winners include a Redstone winner,… Read More

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