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Associate Professor Eric Patrick featured on WBEZ’s “The Morning Shift”

On Monday morning WBEZ’s “The Morning Shift” featured SoC and MSC Professor Eric Patrick for his new project Citizen Primer. Citizen Primer is a series of YouTube videos created by Prof. Patrick and his students that clarify a number of confusing government policy topics with animation and infographics. The NPR show’s host Tony Sarabia interviewed

Wednesday: MSC at GMCS – Wonderful Dinner in NU Alumni’s House

Today was a rainy day, but the drizzle made London look even more picturesque. It was the fifth day of the GMCS in London, another wonderful day for learning and exchanging ideas. The beautiful day was started by a lecture from Dr. Terhi Rantanen, a professor of global media & communication at the London School

Monday in London with MSC at the Global Media and Communications Seminar

The Northwestern Global Media and Communication’s Seminar (GMCS) kicked off on Monday with our first lecture by Professor Charlie Beckett at the London School of Economics (LSE), introduced by our very own Professor Dilip Gaonkar.  Professor Beckett is the founding director of POLIS, the think-tank for research and debate into international journalism and society in

Lucky 13

Work hard and surround yourself with people smarter than you, and you can be awfully lucky.”  As I read this quote in a blog by Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Local, it brought to mind Northwestern and my 2013 MSC cohort. The day I received my acceptance letter into Northwestern’s MSC Program, I felt like

MSC Class of ’14 Celebrates Week 10, Term 2!

It’s week 10 and after Saturday, we officially have completed half of the MSC program! To celebrate (and to get together outside of Francis Searle), fellow classmates, Martina Smith, Andy Hinds and Pablo Lopez organized an awesome bowling event at Lucky Strike, Chicago.  After class last Saturday, many of us headed down to the city

MSC Coursework and Real World Application: MSC Alumni Success Story

Carling Spelhaug, MSC Class of 2013, has been highlighted in an IABC article talking about how she used an MSC course project to help her receive a promotion to Associate Director of Corporate Communications at Morningstar. She effectively applied the knowledge gained and the project she completed for the MSC course Visual Communication to help