CS Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew has been awarded a grant of nearly $400,000 to develop a customized drug and violence prevention program for 7th and 8th grade youth in Nicaragua, Central America. The two-year grant is sponsored by the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the U.S. Dept. of State.
JEM Director and Professor Peter Gross was a keynote speaker at the “Media and the Public Sphere” international conference of the Center for Research in Communication Sept. 5 in Athens, Georgia. His speech was titled, “Can new media technologies change the media culture in Eastern Europe?”