Fall ’16 Brings Changes to Capstone

The Comm Department is changing the format of the required Capstone class beginning Fall 2016. What was once a 3-credit course has now been split into 2 courses, a 1-credit COMM 451 Capstone Research class and a 2-credit COMM 461 Senior Capstone class. COMM 451 must be taken before COMM 461. Continue reading

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Can Reading Comics Make You a Better Filmmaker?

4c9e9paniIn COMM 343 Graphic Novel students not only read selected works, but also create their own comics. This semester we’ve read Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, Craig Thompson’s Blankets and David Small’s Stitches. Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is next on the agenda. For those unfamiliar with comics, the common thread between these books is that they are all award-winning autobiographies. Continue reading