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Roy H. Park School of Communications



Woodstock, 40 years on . . .

Bill Diehl '63 recently did a feature for ABC News Radio on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, the festival of music, love, and mud that took place in Bethel, New York, in August 1969. News correspondent Diehl officially retired in fall 2007 after more than 35 years -- the last 20 covering mostly entertainment news -- but has been called back to continue...

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Lester Holt, anchor of NBC’s weekend edition Nightly News and cohost of the weekend edition of Today, spoke to students as this year’s guest in the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series. Holt discussed his career path and shared his thoughts about how mainstream media are feeling the pressure from the many new ways of delivering news....

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As a journalism student, Cole Louison ’00 wrote for the Ithacan, helped found the independent student-run magazine Buzzsaw Haircut (now Buzzsaw), and freelanced for the Ithaca Journal. Since graduating, Louison worked for a small newspaper in Martha’s Vineyard and temped at different magazines in New York City (mainly answering phones, he says),...

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Business and Park schools will be seeking new leaders.

Park School dean Dianne Lynch and School of Business dean Susan West Engelkemeyer both recently left the College. Engelkemeyer took the position of dean of the Charlton College of Business at the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth, and Lynch is the new president of Stephens College...

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Growth, evolution, energy, response, reproduction, order, and regulation. These are the seven requisites for life, as well as specific scientific terms. And they were the inspiration for a 25-foot-by-35-foot living scientific sculpture — basically an enormous — created by Jon Karafin ’04 and displayed at police headquarters in...

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