Communication professor Dmitri Williams recently published new results of online game-user research in “Looking for gender (LFG): Gender roles and behaviors among online gamers” in the Journal of Communication
School of Communication director Larry Gross has been named the 2008 winner of the Leroy F. Aarons Award for his contribution to education and research on issues affecting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) communities. The GLBT Interest Group will present Gross with the award at the business meeting on Thursday, Aug. 7.
Pulitzer Prize-winning visiting journalism professor Tim Page has made "lemonade out of lemons," according to a March 13 Columbia Missourian article that describes his successful journalism career despite a lifelong battle with Asperger’s Syndrome
Associate communication professor Sarah Banet-Weiser will release "Kids Rule!" and "Cable Visions" in the next two months
USC Annenberg associate dean Martin Kaplan and the Los Angeles Times have called for greater community involvement in the design of the park planned for Grand Avenue in downtown LA. In an op-ed published in the July 17 Sunday LA Times, Norman Lear Center director Kaplan wrote, "You commuters and loft-dwellers, you pedestrians and picnickers, you Westsiders and Valleyites, you school groups and...