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Department of Advertising assistant professor John G. Wirtz delivered the keynote address at the 17th Annual Martha Nelson Lewis Symposium, hosted by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University. The topic of the talk was using social media to promote health behavior change. “We are living in an era in which there is almost an unlimited capacity to blast out messages about health and what people should do to decrease their risk of...
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“Beretta, Jordan, Cassie and Gaitlynn,” a photograph from Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford’s project, “The Cultural Geography of Firearms,” has been selected for the “Power and Politics” exhibition at the Filter Photo Gallery in Chicago.  The image is part of Ledford’s series of portraits of families with children named after guns.  Exhibition juror Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography at the Cleveland Museum of Art, said that the photograph is indicative of a...
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Michelle Nelson, an associate professor in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, is a co-investigator on a collaboration that was awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health. Read the story here.
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“Holy Shakespeare!” Maisie Sparks’ second book, will be released in October of this year by Hachette Book Group (New York), a division of Hachette Livre, the third largest publishing company in the world. Her first book, “151 Things God Can’t Do,” was released in October of last year, and a third, “Christmas Quiet,” will...
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ABC7 Chicago has announced that Judy Hsu will take on the 4 p.m. news achor role with the retirement of Linda Yu. Hsu has been with the station since 2001. She will work alongside Rob Elgas beginning November 24. Read the full story here.  

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