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COMtalk is a publication for alumni, parents and friends of the Boston University College of Communication. Please write to College of Communication, Boston University, 640 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215; call 617-353-3450; or email comalum@bu.edu.

Dean
Tom Fiedler (’71)

Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Relations
Steve Schaefer

Leadership Gifts Officer
Kelly O’Gara

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Creative Production
Kim Relick

Spring 2016 Issue

Editor
Julie Butters

Contributing Writers
Jennifer Bates (’16), Suki Casanave, Lara Ehrlich (UNI’03), Jonathan Gang (’16), Pankaj Khadka (’16), Amy Laskowski (’15), D.J. Rock (’16), Andrew Thurston, Mina Tsay-Vogel

Designers
Lee Caulfield, Susan Prentiss

Web Designer
Kerry Drapcho

Produced by Boston University Marketing & Communications

Cover photo by Scott Nobles

 

Fall 2015 Issue

Editor
Julie Butters

Contributing Writers
Francine Achbar (’67), Ed Cafasso (’83), Suki Casanave, Lara Ehrlich (UNI’03), Leslie Friday (’07), Ashley M. Jones (’15, CAS’15), Amy Laskowski (’15), Barry Nolan, Samantha Pickette (’15), Rachel Riley (’16), Susan Seligson, Andrew Thurston, Garland Waller (’80), Mitchell Zuckoff

Principal Designer
Lee Caulfield

Web Designer
Angela McKenzie

Produced by Boston University Marketing & Communications

 

Fall 2014 Issue

Editor
Julie Rattey

Contributing Writers
Rich Barlow, Lara Ehrlich (UNI’03), Dean Tom Fiedler (’71), Amy Laskowski (’12), John O’Rourke, Madeline Rae (’14, CAS’14), Kat Sorensen (’14), Andrew Thurston

Principal Designer
Stephanie Paul Testa (CFA’04)

Web Designer
Damien Garcia

Produced by Boston University Marketing & Communications

Cover photo of Morgan Tripi (’17) by Gina Manning

 

Spring 2014 Issue

Editor
Julie Rattey

Contributing Writers
Lara Ehrlich (UNI’03), Honah Liles (’14), Andrew Thurston, Jessica Ullian (GRS’09)

Principal Designer
Lee Caulfield

Web Designer
Damien Garcia

Produced by Boston University Marketing & Communications.

Cover photos: BU Photography; Kalman Zabarsky (Bagwell); Fred Sway (Lubars); Snickers–“Betty White” ad image courtesy of BBDO

 

Summer 2013 Issue

Editor
Julie Rattey

Contributing Writers
Rich Barlow, Lara Ehrlich (UNI’03), Leslie Friday (’07), Rachel Johnson (MET’11), Dick Lehr, Gerard O’Neill (’70), Susan Seligson (’80), Andrew Thurston, Bill Wheatley (’70)

Principal Designer
Stephanie Paul (CFA’04)

Web Designer
Damien Garcia

Cover story banner image by Photo Researchers, Getty Images

Produced by Boston University Marketing & Communications.

 

Fall/Winter 2012 Issue

Editor
Patrick L. Kennedy (’04)

Contributing Writers
Rich Barlow, Chris Faraone (’06), Rachel Johnson (MET’11), Amy Laskowski (’13), Ashley Lisenby (’13), Susan Seligson, Dustin Supa, Andrew Thurston

Principal Designer
Stephanie Paul (CFA’04)