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CreateAthon@WVU

Twenty-four hours. Forty-four students. Six professional mentors. Three West Virginia nonprofits. Twelve cases of energy drinks. Thirteen corporate sponsors. One fearless leader.

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Hidden Voices Buried History

College of Media professor, Joel Beeson, brings forgotten stories to a worldwide audience through new technology.

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Leading Innovation

Missing Voices: Diversifying the News

Diversity is hard work. That’s how Dr. Meredith Clark, lead investigator for the annual Newsroom Diversity Survey from the American Society of News Editors, described her work to a group of some 60 people from across the country who gathered at West Virginia University in October.

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More than a Mascot

For many college students, summer break is a time to relax and recharge. But College of Media rising junior Timmy Eads won’t have a single day off. Instead, the Buffalo, West Virginia native will be donning custom buckskins and a coonskin cap while carrying a powder horn and a black powder rifle, representing West Virginia University as the Mountaineer mascot.

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Students Prove Work and Play Can Mix

Students Prove Work and Play Can Mix

For most people, a trip to an amusement park is an annual summer tradition. For Dan Dipiazzo, a College of Media Data Marketing Communications (DMC) graduate student, it’s just a day on the job. Meanwhile, Journalism grad Joel Norman gives the play-by-play.

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Integrate

Tapping into the Beer Industry: Neal Stewart on his IMC journey as an established master of marketing

Stewart has come a long way since his temp job with Texas Workers Compensation in 2000. Now VP of Marketing at Deschutes Brewery, the St. Louis native has spent nearly 20 years in the beer marketing business-- and it all began with Pabst Brewing Company.

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The Path to Pineville

BrandJRNY’s work with the small West Virginia town has shed new light on the Pineville experience

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