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January 22nd, 2013

Two Writing Program professors recognized

Mass Communication

Two COM Writing Program professors 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 comfort, for a place to […]


September 27th, 2012

COM professor to release novel

Writing Program

COM Writing Program professor, Kathryn Burak, will premiere her new novel for young adults, Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things (Roaring Brook/Macmillan) at the Milton Public Library on Oct. 2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things is a contemporary, realistic story about a girl who steals Emily Dickinson’s dress from the poet’s […]


February 17th, 2012

COM Student Video Wins Cash Prize

Mass Communication

A group of Prof. Kathryn Burak’s BU COM 201 students won the Grand Prize in the Screening for Mental Health PSA contest to encourage students to take an online screening for eating disorders. The winners included Corey Blumenthal (COM ’15), Ben Eisen (COM ’15), John-Michael Sedor (COM ’15), and Merry Lo (COM ’15). The Mental […]