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Dean’s Corner: Communications education in the digital age

October 22nd, 2012 in Communications, Dean's Corner, Education, Media, Videos 0 comments

How does the College of Communication (COM) prepare its students for jobs that do not even exist yet? Tom Fiedler, Dean of COM, discusses the challenges of communications education in the dynamic digital age. Contact Fiedler at 617-353-3488 or Twitter: @bucomdean.

Campaign 2012: Mitt Romney’s tenure as governor of Massachusetts

October 22nd, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics 0 comments

Boston University journalism professor Fred Bayles is a former USA Today and AP reporter. He is also the director of BU’s State House Program. Recently, he was interviewed on World News Australia discussing Mitt Romney’s tenure as governor of Massachusetts. Contact Bayles at 617-353-7736 or

Campaign 2012: Tom Fiedler on the presidential debate

October 15th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos 0 comments

Tom Fiedler, Dean of the College of Communication, explains what each candidate needs to accomplish in tomorrow night’s presidential debate. Contact Fiedler at 617-353-3488 or

Campaign 2012: Tom Whalen on the vice presidential debate

October 10th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos 0 comments

Presidential historian Tom Whalen discusses the upcoming vice presidential debate and the pressure facing Vice President Joe Biden. Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131 or

Voyager 1 moves toward interstellar space

October 10th, 2012 in Science, Videos 0 comments

Merav Opher, assistant professor of astronomy, discusses the Voyager mission and what the next big milestone is for Voyager 1, in particular, as it moves out of our solar system to become the first spacecraft to enter interstellar space. Contact Opher at 617-358-6385 or

The 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1st, 2012 in History, International Relations, Videos 0 comments

In October of 1962, the United States came the closest it had ever come to a nuclear war. Reconnaissance photos showed that the Soviet Union was constructing missile sites on the island of Cuba. President John F. Kennedy moved quickly after being told of the secret installations. What followed was a 13-day confrontation between the… MORE