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LSU Journalism Senior's Childhood Dream of Appearing on 'Wheel of Fortune' Comes True

BATON ROUGE--Christopher Langley, a senior studying broadcast journalism at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication, will represent LSU on the television game show "Wheel of Fortune" during College Week on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time.

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LSU Cold Case Project Re-Examines 1972 Southern University Shooting, Will Discuss Findings at 50th Anniversary Commemoration

BATON ROUGE--The LSU Cold Case Project will present findings from its four-part investigative series, which re-examined the 1972 shooting of two Southern University students, Denver Smith and Leonard Brown, at Southern University's 50th anniversary commemoration of the students' deaths on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. CT at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

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Tulane University Joins LSU Reilly Center Partnership to Document, Preserve Women's Legacies in State Politics

BATON ROUGE--The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication is partnering with Tulane University's H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College Institute to document women's experience as political leaders through oral histories.

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LSU Political Communication, Spanish Alumna Sydney McGovern Named Fulbright Grantee

BATON ROUGE--Sydney McGovern, a May 2022 political communication and Spanish alumna, has been promoted to a Fulbright Grantee. She will teach English and promote cultural exchange though student journalism for nine months in Galicia, Spain.

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Experts to Discuss Evolving Nature of Mainstream Publishing Experience at LSU Reilly Center, Red Stick Reads Event

BATON ROUGE--Publishing has historically centered the narratives of the majority and sidelined those in the minority. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host "Diversity in Publishing" on Friday, Oct. 28, at Red Stick Reads, Baton Rouge's only independent local bookstore, to explore the evolving diversity in the publishing industry.

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LSU Assistant Professor Asha Winfield Earns National Faculty Award, Outstanding Dissertation for Research on Lived Experiences of Black AmericansPage Title

BATON ROUGE--Critical and cultural media scholar Asha Winfield, Ph.D., has been awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award and the National Communication Association's (NCA) Outstanding Dissertation Award, among other honors this year, for her research on Black Health and Black representation in media.

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LSU Reilly Center, Loyola School of Communication and Design to Partner on Racism Series, Host Conversation on Black Horror Film Pathology

BATON ROUGE--LSU's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs is thrilled to announce the School of Communication and Design at Loyola University New Orleans as the newest Racism Dismantling the System series partner. Loyola's School of Communication and Design will make its debut in the next event in the series, "Looking in a Mirror: How Black Horror Film Pathology Supports Racist Tropes," on Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. CT.

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