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Faculty News: Gross, Pettigrew

Gross, Swan, Allard, Pettigrew

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?”