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Senior communication student interned with USA Network

Mon, 2010-04-05 07:15 -- univcomm
April 5, 2010

He’s surrounded by hundreds of people. Many are wearing headsets talking in codes and acronyms while others are racing between trailers. It’s hot and muggy, and underneath scores of bright lights, the temperature is almost unbearable. As if on cue, all the people stop what they’re doing and focus their attention on a few key individuals. This is what he’s studied for: to be on a major film set.

Producer Ralph Winter to speak about movies and meanings at AU

Mon, 2010-03-29 11:38 -- univcomm
March 29, 2010

Ralph Winter was in his office, on the phone, battling through the final stages of the head cold that’s been going around this season.

“It’s probably the same one,” Winter sniffed.

Readers could be excused for not knowing who Winter is. Producers of Hollywood films are, by and large, an anonymous bunch to the public.

P.G. Gray Festival at AU teaches special education students

Fri, 2010-03-26 11:46 -- univcomm
March 26, 2010

As Anderson Community Schools student Matt Killian fashioned a peace sign out of black and orange construction paper on a cardboard circle Thursday, his smile gave away his feelings about the day’s events.

Killian joined other ACS special education students Thursday for the 10th annual P.G. Gray Festival, an event designed to bring awareness of the arts to the students, who often don’t get to participate in the field trips their classmates do. Led by teaching artists from VSA Arts, the students spent the day learning about art, music, drama, dancing and movement.

AU radio pros put knowledge to work in Haiti

Thu, 2010-03-25 09:59 -- univcomm
March 25, 2010

The earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12 did more than take lives and topple buildings. It exposed weaknesses is Haiti’s infrastructure, including its media.

Two Anderson radio pros have returned from a week in Haiti, where they used their expertise to improve communication there. General Manager Don Boggs and program director Matt Rust of WQME-FM worked with Radio Lumiere, a nine-station network serving a population facing a greater need than ever before.

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