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Prof’s documentary wins top honors at film festival

Prof. Garland Waller’s No Way Out But One, a documentary about a mother who resorts to kidnapping her children to save them from domestic violence, won best documentary at the Bare Bones International Film Festival in Muskogee, Okla. Additionally, Waller, who co-produced the film with Barry Nolan and Toby Kleinman, was presented with a medal… Read More

AP honors WTBU student reporters

WBTU, BU’s student-run radio station, won two college radio awards from the Associated Press of New England, the news organization announced today. Both stories were produced for Prof. Anne Donohue’s radio class. [audioplayer file=”/com/files/2012/04/DonohueLadyfest.mp3″ image=”/com/files/2012/04/wtbu_ladyfest.jpg”] Ali Donohue (’12) won best feature reporting for “Ladyfest Easthampton,” which takes a glimpse at the performers and activists behind… Read More

COM alumnus named a ‘photographer to watch’

Photojournalism alumnus Peter DiCampo (’05) is 1 of 30 “new and emerging photographers to watch,” according to a new feature by Photo District News, the leading photography magazine in the country. From PDN’s profile of DiCampo: DiCampo was attracted to photography by an interest in the exotic. “I assumed I would photograph conflict,” he says…. Read More

butv10 wins 5th consecutive Telly Award

butv10, Boston University’s student-run television station and website, announced today that it is the recipient of a 2012 Telly Award. Welcome Back, Brotter, a sitcom about two wayward friends, was selected as a winner in the 33rd annual competition. This year’s recognition also distinguishes butv10 as it marks its fifth consecutive Telly Award in as… Read More

Zuckoff honored for ‘Lost in Shangri-La’

On Apr. 2, Prof. Mitch Zuckoff’s book Lost in Shangri-La was awarded the 2012 Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award for nonfiction. Zuckoff’s book follows the strange events following a post-WWII plane crash in a land untouched by the outside world. From the book’s website: On May 13, 1945, twenty-four officers and enlisted… Read More

COM honors 2011 distinguished alumni

COM celebrates its 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award winners, honored Oct. 27 at a dinner and awards ceremony. Pictured are Thomas Fiedler, COM dean; Samantha Swinder (’02), publisher of the Tillamook (Ore.) Headlight-Herald; Erica Hill (’98), CBS News anchor; Travis Roy (’00), motivational speaker and founder of the Travis Roy Foundation; and Shauna Brook (’97), David… Read More

Stephen Quigley named Outstanding Educator

Prof. Stephen Quigley, APR, was awarded the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award during the Monday Luncheon at the PRSA 2011 International Conference. This award honors a PRSA member who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of public relations education through college or university teaching. “I’m… Read More

Snovi a finalist for Student Academy Awards

Reshad Kulenovic (COM ’11), who co-wrote the screenplay for Snovi with Jonathon Myers (GRS ’07), spent eight months flying back and forth from Boston to Bosnia to scout for and shoot his short film. Kulenovic’s debut effort has also earned him an extraordinary distinction. The film was recently selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures… Read More

‘Kids Living with Slim’ recognized by Al Jazeera

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… Read More

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