An article by Nancy C. Cornwell was recently published in Media Arts & Law Review, the University of Melbourne Centre for Media and Communications Law's international law journal.
Cornwell’s article was titled, “Free Speech, Media Access and the Limitations of the American Liberal Tradition of Free Expression.“ She is a professor and chair of the Department of Television-Radio.
The Ithacan staff was honored with half a dozen awards by the New York Press Association in the organization's Better College Newspaper Competition at its annual convention on April 9 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Senior Allison Usavage (shown at right) won first place for photography for her photograph “Standing Strong,” which appeared in the March 4, 2010, Ithacan.
Senior Michelle Skowronek won third place for feature writing for “Gay Enough?” which appeared in the paper's April 15, 2010, issue.
In addition, the paper won second place for design, second place for sports coverage, third place for editorial and third place for general excellence.
Death by Doorknob. Come see the unique films inspired by The Park School tradition. The annual Golden Doorknob Screening and Awards Presentation is set for Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. First place film wins $2,000.
As part of a panel that explored ways in which to use new technologies to enhance student learning, Prof. Cornwell spoke about the importance of using technology intentionally in ones teaching with a keen eye towards its role in reaching clearly defined student learning outcomes. She also provided examples of how the technology can advance learning and enrich the educational experience in important ways.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor at NBC News, will serve as this year’s Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer on Thursday, April 7. Snyderman will give a talk entitled “Health and Media” at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites.
Snyderman has reported on wide-ranging topics affecting society and has traveled the world extensively, reporting from many of the world's most troubled areas. Her lecture coincides with World Health Day, and also serves as the kickoff for the “Media for Social Responsibility” mini-course.