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Remembering Doris Darden

We celebrate the life and generous contributions of 1949 alumna Doris Westmorland Darden. Doris served as editor of the Gumbo and often contributed to...

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ICYMI: James Carville speaks at Manship commencement

LSU alumnus James Carville spoke at the Manship School of Mass Communication Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 15. View our storify here. Wat...

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Steve Buttry named new LSU Student Media Director

Steve Buttry will take over as the new Director of Student Media at LSU as former director Bob Ritter retires. Buttry joined the Manship School facu...

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#PoliComm students, are you following #AskBobby? Thoughts?

Why do certain posts get shared & others don't? This is the psychology behind social behavior http://t.co/UqPqQmiApN via @Mediabistro

How's the summer session going, #manship2010?

AP Style tip: It's summer and summertime. But summer theater, summer school and summer solstice. via @APStylebook

Have you seen the new http://t.co/T6nRVu1PAA? @lsu It looks great!

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Ad students head to finals in Las Vegas

For the second time in three years, our team of digital advertising students has made it to the finals in the National Student Advertising Competi...

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Article by Manship professor, doctoral student featured in The Conversation

Manship professor Jack Hamilton and doctoral student Elisabeth Fondren co-authored an article that recently appeared in The Conversation on the 100th ...

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New science communication course offered in Fall 2015

Manship students interested in studying science news and gaining hands-on experience in science communication now have the opportunity to do so. &...

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Construction delayed, but SMAC Lab progress underway

By Annie Ourso   Despite a few setbacks, plans are coming together for the Social Media Analysis and Creation Lab -- or SMAC Lab -- at the ...

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Jeong receives Ralph Sims Award for achievement in advertising education

Manship professor and advertising area head Dr. Yongick Jeong received the Ralph Sims Award, honoring a lifetime of achievement in advertising educati...

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Manship Capstone Colloquium to be held Saturday, May 2

The second-annual Manship School Capstone Colloquium, showcasing the hard work and dedication graduating seniors have put into their final projects in...

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High school students learn multimedia, broadcast, writing skills at LSPA Summer Institute

LSPA Summer Institute Dates: June 14-20, 2015 Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015 | Apply now!| Scholarships are available!   The LS...

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New Faculty Member: Joshua Darr, Assistant Professor, Political Communication

Joshua Darr will join the Manship School of Mass Communication in fall 2015 as an assistant professor of political communication. His research focuses...

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Announcing 2015 Manship Student Awards, Kappa Tau Alpha inductees

The Manship School is pleased to announce the winners of the Manship Student Awards. ...

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LSU PRSSA receives six Love Purple Live Gold Awards

Baton Rouge, La.— Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at LSU has been awarded six Love Purple Live Gold Awards by LSU’s Campus Lif...

Paul S. Gravel Federal Intern

Applications for Paul S. Gravel Federal Intern Scholarship Now Being Accepted

LSU-Baton Rouge undergraduate students of any major are encouraged to apply for Paul S. Gravel Federal Intern Scholarship for the summer of 2015. &...

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Advertising students win Region 7 National Student Advertising Competition

A group of Manship School digital advertising students won the regional round of the National Student Advertising Competition in Knoxville, Tenn. They...

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AN “ERASE” BUTTON FOR THE INTERNET? Global Media Law Scholar to Address “Right To Be Forgotten”

With the proliferation of e-mail and social media, people sometimes wish that there was a “delete” button which would allow them remove embarrassi...

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The 2015 Louisiana Survey

Perceptions about the direction of the state have slowly improved over the past two years, according to the 2015 Louisiana Survey. The Louisiana Surve...

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Manship to host speaker Eric Bershon

Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. - Holliday Forum in the Journalism Building   The Manship School of Mass Communication welcomes Eric Bershon, se...

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Women in Communication: Nely Galan

“Women in Communication” is a Manship School series honoring notable women in mass communication for Women’s History Month.    Nely ...

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Manship alumnae panel discusses women in media

By Annie Ourso   In honor of Women’s History Month, four alumnae visited the Manship School Tuesday night to share their experiences and ...

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Manship scholars prepare to present at ICA conference

BATON ROUGE, La. – Manship School faculty, graduate students and alumni are gearing up to leave their mark on the 65th Annual International Communic...

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PRSSA to host diversity mixer at LSU March 30

PRSSA at LSU hosts diversity mixer   What: The Public Relations Student Society of America at LSU is hosting a diversity mixer to prom...

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Women in Communication: Mona Williams

“Women in Communication” is a Manship School series honoring notable women in mass communication for Women’s History Month.   Mona Wi...

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Women in Communication: Andrea Wong

"Women in Communication" is a Manship School series honoring notable women in mass communication for Women's History Month.   Andrea Wong...

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Apply for Scripps Howard Foundation internship awards

  Scripps Howard Foundation summer internship awards   If you have a multimedia or mostly digital internship lined up for this summ...

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Reilly Center to host Show Me the Coast 2015

By Annie Ourso   The Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs is partnering with the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) to ho...

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Scholarships awarded to three Manship students

By Annie Ourso   The Manship School recently awarded scholarships to three mass communication students to help finance their study abroad o...

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Women in Communication Alumnae Panel

Join us on Tuesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. to hear from four Manship School alumnae for our Women in Communication Alumnae Panel in honor of Women's Histo...

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Alumni Spotlight: Cami Geisman

Cami Geisman, deputy communication director for Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, graduated from the Manship School in 2007 with a concentration in broadcast jou...

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Manship students organize March 18 higher ed forum

  Manship students Valencia Richardson and Kira Schuette have organized a panel to discuss the potential budget cuts to higher education i...

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Women in Communication: Dori Maynard

"Women in Communication" is a Manship School series honoring notable women in mass communication for Women's History Month.   Dori Maynard,...

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2015 SHALA Class Announced

BATON ROUGE, La. – Eighteen professors, administrators and communication professionals have been selected for the eighth annual Scripps Howard Acade...

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LSU Cold Case Project website released

Credit: LSU Manship School. Photo information: The Manship School Cold Case Project web site team which created the site are, from left, Joshua Jackso...

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Adjunct professor awarded Communicator of the Year

By Annie Ourso   Manship School graduate and adjunct professor Venessa Lewis has made a name for herself as a national award-winning graphi...

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New Lamar Family Visiting Scholar Named

Paige Brown Jarreau will join LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication as the 2015-2016 Lamar Family Visiting Scholar. Brown Jarreau will be the f...

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Manship Weekly- March 9, 2015

This week in the Manship School… • Become a Manship Ambassador! • LSU Law Center offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program • ...

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African Americans in Communications: Valentina Wilson

Valentina Wilson was born and raised in Pride, La. Wilson graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism an...

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African Americans in Communications: Robert Pierre

Robert Pierre earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Pierre became the first African American editor o...

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African Americans in Communications: Ida. B. Wells-Barnett

Ida B. Wells-Barnett was born in 1862. She attended Shaw University (now Rust College), a school her father, James Wells, helped established with the ...

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African Americans in Communications: Vincent Cullers

By Brittany Little   Vincent Cullers founded the nation’s first black-owned advertising agency, Vince Cullers Advertising Agency, Inc., n...

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Three new social media news challenge projects approved

By Steve Buttry   Manship School Dean Jerry Ceppos has approved three new Social Media News Challenge projects to receive grants from the K...

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Submit nominations for Manship Hall of Fame

Created in 1975, the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication Hall of Fame honors alumni, faculty and friends whose distinguished careers have contrib...

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Senior New York Times Editor Named LSU Media-Literacy Chair

BATON ROUGE, La.—A senior New York Times editor has been named the first Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. Endowed Chair in Media Literacy at the Manship Sch...

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Alumnus experiences Super Bowl with the Patriots

Alumnus Palmer Black (class of 2013) shares his Super Bowl experience:   I completed my internship with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the end o...

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Former NPR Ombudsman visits Manship, joins panel discussion

By Annie Ourso   Former NPR Ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos visited Manship classes last week and participated in a panel on current medi...

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ESPN Staffers to Talk Sports Media Employment at LSU

Two ESPN staff members will be at LSU on Tuesday, February 24, to visit with students from all majors with interest in employment opportunities in the...

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African Americans in Communications: Inez Kaiser

By Brittany Little   Inez Kaiser is the founder of the first and oldest African American female-owned public relations agency, Inez Kaiser ...