2016 Spring News
Frank Robles, a senior graduating in Communication, didn't simply make acquaintances during his time at Purdue. He made real, incredible friendships and he encourages others to do the same.
Jasmine R. Linabary is a PhD candidate in the Brian Lamb School of Communication (BLSC) and a teaching assistant and graduate certificate holder in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS) at Purdue University. Her emphasis is on organizing, new media, and social change, with particular interest in gender and participatory methodologies.
The Purdue Peace Project Seeks to End Political Violence in Developing Countries Through Community Driven Initiatives
The Purdue Peace Project began in the fall of 2011 when chemical engineering alumnus Milton Lauenstein contacted the College of Liberal Arts about funding a philanthropy focused on giving citizens an opportunity to lead political peace initiatives in their communities.Dr. Stacey Connaughton, principal investigator and project director of the Purdue Peace Project, said Lauenstein’s vision created the project’s mission.
When it comes to a winning public relations strategy, the NFL lives by its own playbook, says a Purdue University communication expert.
Joshua Scacco, an assistant professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication, led 10 students on a field research trip to Iowa. Students flew into Iowa on Jan. 29 and left Feb. 2. The trip was timed to coincide with the Iowa caucus, which took place on Feb. 1, so students could gather data as part of a “Campaigns and Elections Field Research Project.”
Lamb School alumna Stephanie Pemberton is a recipient of the 2015 CLA Emerging Voice Award. The award recognizes young alumni who are models in their careers, change agents in their communities and a good representative of our college.
A Super Tuesday watch party at Purdue on March 1 will feature live interviews and expert commentary throughout the night, including a Q&A with university President Mitch Daniels and Alexander Heffner from PBS's "The Open Mind."