Applied Research in Communication

Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellowship Application Opens

Bryce Harlow Foundation

The Bryce Harlow Foundation, the premier organization in Washington for government advocacy, is now accepting applications for its Bryce Harlow Fellowships. Fellowships are awarded to individuals working full-time, attending graduate school part-time and who anticipate having careers in the field of government relations, lobbying or advocacy. If you are working in the field of government read more…

Spotlight on 2015-16 Bryce Harlow Fellow Megan Taylor

Bryce Harlow Foundation

Megan Taylor, our MA in Communication student, is a recipient of the highly competitive Bryce Harlow Foundation fellowships. Bryce Harlow Foundation has posted a spotlight on Megan Taylor. Since 1985, the Bryce Harlow Foundation has awarded fellowships to highly motivated, part-time graduate students to support them in their pursuit of careers in lobbying, government relations, or public affairs.

MA in Communication Student Kristin Geer at TEDx Talks


MA in Communication program student Kristin Geer spoke at TEDx Talks. Kristin is in her last semester, conducting her thesis research on how women survive cancer “bounce forward”. The Tinfoil Cape | Kristin Geer | TEDx Talks  

Selling Your Message: Speaking and Writing to the Press

MA in Communication Spotlight Webinar Series Selling Your Message: Speaking and Writing to the Press Featuring Prof. David Helfert Prof. Helfert has nearly 40 years of experience in political and governmental communication writing and producing media for more than 160 political campaigns. He was spokesperson for the House Appropriations Committee, and many other political posts.

Pursuing a Career in Digital Communications 2016 Seminar

Pursing a Career in Digital Communications 2016 Seminar

With author and AAP faculty member Mark Story Hosted by the Johns Hopkins University AAP Career Center June 11, 20169AM-12PM EST Our esteemed faculty Mark Story who also works at NCI, in partnership with Career Services will host a live seminar with simultaneous live webinar which will be recorded on Saturday, June 11th. This amazing read more…

From Books to War: One Woman’s Story on Furthering Her Education

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Soraia has an interesting career working on a peacekeeping force for the United Nations in Afghanistan. She’s set up elections and facilitated a variety of public services, but she was looking for more. As a student in the Johns Hopkins MA in Communication program, Soraia connects with her professors and classmates online from a conflict read more…

Industry Insight — Communications (by Shonali Burke)

Shonali Burke

By Shonali Burke In this digital age, everyone has the opportunity get their voice heard online, to “join the conversation,” which companies are constantly exhorting us to do. But without smart listening and content creation, all this “conversation” runs the risk of simply adding to already cluttered “airwaves,” as it were… and being completely and read more…

Leithauser Named Chair of Writing, Science Writing, & Communication Programs

Brad Leithauser

Johns Hopkins has announced the appointment of a new academic chair of the MA in Writing Program, the two Science Writing Programs, and the MA in Communication Program: Writer Brad Leithauser, professor and Director of Graduate Education in The Writing Seminars, became chair on July 1. He oversees the academic efforts of the four programs, read more…