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April 15th, 2014

@comugrad wins Shorty Award


Actress Retta takes a selfie with Assistant Dean Micha Sabovik and members of COM’s social media team. The College of Communication’s undergraduate Twitter handle @comugrad won the award for “Social Media’s Best Barnes & Noble College” in the sixth annual Shorty Awards. This category honors universities across the country that use social media to drive […]

April 11th, 2014

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 […]

April 11th, 2014

Journalism grad student named ethics fellow


Graduate journalism student Samantha Pickette is one of 12 young journalists chosen by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, or FASPE, to participate in a two-week program this summer in New York, Germany and Poland. FASPE, now in its fifth year of operation, is a unique international program that explores the history […]

May 3rd, 2013

BUTV10 wins three Associated Press student awards

Film & Television

The College of Communication’s own student-produced and managed television station, BUTV10, is the recipient of three New England Associated Press Student Awards, presented May 2. Best Election Coverage: “Decision 2012” Best Public Affairs Coverage: Inside Boston, “Death With Dignity & Medical Marijuana” Best News Hard Feature: “Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy” “Accepting these AP awards is […]

April 9th, 2012

butv10 wins 5th consecutive Telly Award

Film & Television

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 […]

July 29th, 2011

Chatting with Nickelodeon intern Bonnie Kim (’12)

Public Relations

Watching cartoons like SpongeBob SquarePants paid dividends for Bonnie Kim (’12). Not only did she learn to speak English while watching Nickelodeon as a child, she also turned her love for the network into a summer internship at the network. How did you find out about this internship? Professor [Stephen] Quigley mentioned that MTV was […]

July 18th, 2011

Boston vibe suits budding filmmaker from LA

Film & Television

By Juliana Nicholson (’11) While Chris Roewe (’14) may have been inspired by the movie-mayhem in his hometown of Los Angeles, he chose to study filmmaking nearly 3,000 miles away in Boston. Roewe says that Boston has a different “energy and vibe” from his hometown, and he enjoys exploring the city. “I have made so […]

June 15th, 2011

Snovi a finalist for Student Academy Awards

Film & Television

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 […]

June 2nd, 2011

The Value of Higher Education: A special report


In an ongoing tradition, WBUR’s “World of Ideas” program turned the mics over to Boston University students from last semester’s Advanced Radio Journalism class. In the hour-long program, students Chris Aliano, Scott Flaherty, Kathleen Davies, Tyler Murray, Amanda James, Marc Filippino, Vivian Ho, Jack Flagler and Aayesha Siddiqui contributed. Additional Links Broadcast journalism WBUR WTBU

April 28th, 2011

‘Eat Me’ takes top prize at Short Film Festival

Film & Television

On April 20, the College of Communication Student Assembly (COMSA) held “Your Take,” the BU Student Short Film Festival. A total of 11 short films were screened by the audience, which voted on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Prizes included Best Buy gift cards and iPod nanos. “Dilemma” by Javier Melendez won 1st […]