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Molly Hogan

Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Prize Winner Explores Social Issues

February 29, 2016
This year’s recipient of the Manheim-Sterling Undergraduate Research Prize tackles important social issues. Molly Hogan, an SMPA senior majoring in Political Communication, is exploring the effects of framing on public opinion on an increasingly important political issue: mandatory minimum sentencing. She is particularly interested in the unjust disparity in jail time caused by a controversial law for crack and powder cocaine use.

Apply for SMPA Money!

February 19, 2016

Although it’s only February, the end of the Spring Semester will be here before you know it, so be sure to apply for FREE money from SMPA for the next academic year.

Tatiana Cirisano

Journalism Student Heads to Japan after Winning Reporting Competition

February 11, 2016
SMPA junior, Tatiana Cirisano, was recently named one of the winners of the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. Cirisano and nine other lucky students will take part in a nine-day, all-expenses paid, study trip to Japan.
Jason Osder

How Sundance Documentaries Are Breaking the Rules

February 10, 2016
Professor and filmmaker Jason Osder analyzes trend of creative non-fiction films after this year’s festival.
Blacktivism, Imani Cheers

"Blacktivism: The New Generation" Gallery Launch

February 09, 2016

Friday, February 5 marked the opening of the new exhibition "Blacktivism: The New Generation." During the opening, the second floor gallery of SMPA teemed with dozens of students, faculty, and supp