Mary-Ellen Oberhauser: The backbone of COM

BU COM’s Mary-Ellen Oberhauser, who has held the position of Department Administrator of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations for the past 19 years, will be dearly missed once she retires after this year’s Commencement Weekend. Oberhauser reflects back on moments throughout her COM life with The COMmunicator’s own Mackenzie Peña.  If…

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A Habit for Humanity: Fatima Abou Nassif (COM’14)

Fatima Nassif, former Editor-in-Chief of the COMmunicator, possesses a remarkable sense of compassion and wisdom. Her enthusiasm for community, travel, and culture acts as a driving force for her humanitarian endeavors. Originally from Beirut, Nassif explored her passion for community service while at BU. During her 2014 spring break, Nassif volunteered…

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BU Wins Big at This Year’s Hatch Awards

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 COM’s advertising students received a total of 12 awards at the 56th annual Hatch Awards. The event, which recognizes work in creative branding and marketing, was held at the House of Blues in Boston, MA. These students are currently graduates or undergraduates in BU’s portfolio…

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An Interview with Dr. Christopher Beaudoin

Don’t let Dr. Christopher Beaudoin’s still-sparse office fool you. The new chairman of COM’s Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations is settling in nicely since taking the reins on July 1, 2016. He arrived at Boston University from Texas A&M University, attracted by BU’s strong emphasis on research…

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COM Graduates Shine At Distinguished Alumni Awards

The stars had descended upon BU to celebrate the Distinguished Alumni Awards on September 29. What was turning out to be a chilly week didn’t seem to dampen the pleasant and serene evening—the perfect setting to honor our beloved alumni, James “Nooka” Jones (COM ’10), Carlos R. Bardasano (COM ’94,…

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Why You Should Choose BU COM: The Edward Boches Edition

Our COMpost blogger, Kyra Nathanson, had the pleasure of having a conversation with Boston University’s own Edward Boches. He explained to her some of the reasons why you should choose Boston University’s School of Communication. Here’s the discussion, visualized: Kyra Nathanson, COMpost blogger Kyra is the COMpost blogger for the…

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