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LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication and College of Humanities and Social Sciences Awarded $200,000 to Study Climate Hazards

Baton Rouge, LA - The Louisiana Sea Grant has awarded $200,000 to LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication and LSU's College of Humanities and Social Sciences to study how emergency managers communicate important information to coastal communities about hazardous conditions such as severe weather. Communicating Climate Tools to Coastal Communities (CCTCC) is aimed at helping emergency managers in coastal Louisiana better understand and explain to the public information from climate tools (such as the National Hurricane Center's Cone of Uncertainty and the Storm Prediction Center's Convective Outlook, both pictured below) about severe weather and climate hazards.

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LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication Names Yongick Jeong New Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication named Yongick Jeong, Ph.D., as its new associate dean of graduate studies and research. Jeong is an award-wining associate professor who previously served as area head of the Manship School's digital advertising concentration.

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LSU's Manship School Faculty Earns Numerous Prestigious Awards

Baton Rouge, LA - Eight faculty members at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication were honored with top university and community awards during the spring 2018 semester, underscoring the impact they make through their research, community service and dedication to teaching excellence.

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LSU's Manship School Student Public Relations Team Wins Top National Award

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication took home first place in the country's premier public relations competition this week, beating out 84 other university teams from across the country.

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Former Senator John Breaux to Keynote Manship School Graduation

Baton Rouge, LA - Former U.S. Sen. John Breaux will keynote the spring commencement ceremony of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication on May 12. Sen. Breaux represented Louisiana in Congress for more than three decades and has been actively involved in the Manship School's public affairs and political communications offerings for nearly a decade, teaching a course last fall.

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LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication to Host Esteemed Digital Media & Journalism Educator Al Tompkins

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host well-known digital media and journalism educator Al Tompkins for an insightful seminar on fake news--how to identify fake news, discern between credible and fake news sources, and how to protect yourself. His original visit to the Manship School rescheduled in February due to a family emergency.

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Society of Professional Journalists Recognizes Manship School Students with Mark of Excellence Awards

Baton Rouge, LA - Seven students from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication received the Mark of Excellence Award for six categories at the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 12 annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas in February.

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