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Manship School Awards Inaugural Stephen Buttry Memorial Scholarship

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication awarded its inaugural Stephen Buttry Memorial Scholarship to senior broadcast journalism major and Madisonville, Louisiana native Trey Couvillion.

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Democracy Expert to Talk Political Polarization at LSU's Manship School

Baton Rouge, LA - The Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will host democracy researcher, professor and author Mike Wagner, Ph.D., for "Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Conditional Mass Polarization in American Politics" on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Wagner will outline the growing divides within American politics over the past 40 years and offer analysis on how the public has responded to these changes.

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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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