College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Kathleen Parker Discusses Empowering Women Through Communication

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post explained her path to feminism and advocacy of women's rights and how the global media has made women more prominent than ever before in her lecture, "The Global Tide of Rising Women," as the Catt Center's Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics.
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Greenlee Senior Recognized for Impact on Campus

Villa's accomplishments both in and out of the classroom have greatly benefitted the Greenlee School, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Iowa State University. She will be recognized as a 2016 Woman Impacting ISU on the Catt Center's 10th annual calendar.
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Lissandra Villa

Futures Forum Highlights Importance of Ethics in Modern Media

The Fall 2015 Futures Forum, titled "Media: Informants or Enablers?" focused on the responsibilities of today's professional communicators and how ethical lines have blurred as the world has become more digitally interconnected, allowing for news to spread instantaneously.
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Preparing Students for Careers in Sports Communication

Students and alumni have learned to apply their skills gained in Greenlee courses to successful careers in sports communication at media outlets including ESPN, NFL Films and Sports Illustrated and for teams like the Baltimore Ravens and the Green Bay Packers.
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Study Finds Link Between Mobile Apps, Online Reviews and Consumer Behavior

According to a new study lead by Assistant Professor Su Jung Kim, there is a direct link between app use and purchase activity – the more engaging the app, the more customers will spend. In a related study, Kim and her team examined the effect of negative online reviews.
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