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Obama's Media Image – Compared to What?

Obama's Media Image – Compared to What?

President Obama finished his first year in office with more favorable coverage than other recent presidents received, but his media image has been mainly negative since an early “honeymoon” period, according to a new study by researchers at George Mason and Chapman Universities.

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Communication Major Learns Value of Networking

Communication Major Learns Value of Networking

Abbi Boose, a communication major with a concentration in public relations at George Mason, is interning at LeapFrog Solutions. She has accepted the challenges of her internship and knows that the opportunity will lead her to success. “Being at LeapFrog Solutions has helped me to learn how to communicate in a professional setting as well as develop my networking abilities that will aid me in the future,” said Boose.

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College Students Win Global Education Awards

College Students Win Global Education Awards

While many of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' students will travel abroad this winter, 20 of them are headed to places likes Israel, Palestine, London, Switzerland, Greece, and Turkey thanks to awards from Mason's Center for Global Education.

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Maibach Offers Perspectives on Climate Change

Maibach Offers Perspectives on Climate Change

Despite ads and awareness campaigns launched by the government and others, the number of Americans who believe climate change is a serious problem has been declining. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Ed Maibach, director of George Mason University's Center for Climate Change Communication, about the challenges of launching public awareness campaigns about climate change.

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Villagran Cited on Crisis Communication

Villagran Cited on Crisis Communication

Melinda Villagran, a George Mason University associate professor of communication, was recently interviewed by the Wisconsin Law Journal about the changing nature of crisis communication. Dr. Villagran is a research associate at the Mason Law School Center for Infrastructure Protection and has been working with a team at CIP to study how federal laws shape public communication for emergency responders.

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AIDS Quilt Bound for Mason Campus on World AIDS Day

AIDS Quilt Bound for Mason Campus on World AIDS Day

George Mason University will commemorate World AIDS Day by bringing more than 100 blocks of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to the Fairfax campus on Dec. 1, 2009. This event will be open to the public and is expected to be the largest display of the quilt on the east coast.

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