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Interview with Dr. Lance Strate, our 2015 Harron Chair.

By Mirna Momcicevic Lance A. Strate is a Professor of Communication and Media Studies and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies at Fordham University. He is an expert in the field of Communication and Cyberspace and Social Interaction in an Electronic Environment. … Continue reading

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Tips for Effective Study

    By Mirna Momcicevic   Poor time management, lack of concentration, lack of motivation and poor learning techniques are the main reasons why students fail courses and struggle during the exam period. Although all students go through their difficulties, … Continue reading

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Why Do an Internship in China?

By Mirna Momcicevic Have you ever consider doing an internship in a foreign country? I know… it’s challenging.They don’t speak your language… it’s expensive… the food is weird… it might be scary, especially if you did not travel to foreign … Continue reading

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Feature Story: New Director of the Graduate Program of Communication

There have been a lot of changes at Villanova University lately. This school year the Graduate Department in Communication has a new director, Dr. Heidi Rose. I was able to interview Dr. Rose and get some insight about her life … Continue reading

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The New Student Perspective: Orientation and the first days of School

Written by Ashlee Douglas Graduate School has begun! Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect. Everyone just kept reiterating, “It’s different from undergrad”, “It’s going to be a lot of reading”. Coming from a non-communication background, I was nervous about … Continue reading

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Qualitative Research vs. Quantitative Research

by Marianela Nunez Without any doubt, being a graduate student involves mastering research methods. Research methods help us answer questions about the topics and things we want to understand. However, not all methods are meant to answer the same kinds … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for the Comprehensive Exams

This is the first of a three part series focused on providing students with information about completing the Comprehensive Exams and writing a Thesis, in order to help them decide which route they would prefer. The first two parts will … Continue reading

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