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Murrow Political Communication Research Group The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Donaway Wins 1st Place at the GPSA Research Exposition

Congratulations to Rebecca Donaway for taking home 1st place in the Social Sciences Division at the GPSA Research Exposition for her poster titled “Is sharing really discussion? An examination of predictors of political discussion online and in person.” Rebecca is currently working on continuing this line of research with a paper that will be submitted to AEJMC’s conference this summer. Great work Rebecca!



Murrow PolCom Students Win Honorable Mention at MAPOR!

Congratulations to Murrow PhD students and PolCom members Kyle Lorenzano and Meredith Wang! Kyle and Meredith, along with retired member Minseon Jeong (now a PhD student at Ohio State), will receive an Honorable Mention for MAPOR’s 2015 Doris Graber Student Paper Award for best public opinion paper this Friday (20th Nov) at 3:00 PM for their paper “Relationship of news media consumption, political efficacy and the moderating effect of political interest in the U.S. 2012 Presidential Election.”

Great job representing Murrow in Chicago!

Congratulations Nicole!

Murrow College PhD student Nicole O’Donnell was awarded a $500 scholarship for her oral presentation at the 2015 William R. Wiley Research Exposition. Her paper, “Constructing Memories of War through Nonfiction Film” was the second place submission in the liberal arts category. She also recently presented her research on visual identity at the 2015 Popular Culture American Culture Association National Conference.

Way to go Nicole!

Congratulations to Miles Sari!

PolCom member Miles Sari was recently awarded Top Student Paper at Western States for his paper “Painting the New Face of Terrorism: An Ethical Evaluation of Rolling Stone’s Feature on Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.” This paper was based on research he did on his undergraduate thesis. Congratulations to Miles and we can’t wait to see what he continues to do in the program at Murrow!