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College of Media holds reception for "Be Still" photo exhibit by Elaine McMillion Sheldon

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media would like to invite you to join us Thursday, September 5th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the WVU Media Innovation Center, 4th Floor of Evansdale Crossing, for a photo exhibit and reception celebrating a collection of photos by Elaine McMillion Sheldon. 

The exhibit titled “Be Still” is to bear witness to both the beauty and pain before you, and accept them both as reality.   

Elaine McMillion Sheldon will be in attendance at the photo exhibit on September 5th to meet with attendees and answer questions about her collection of photographs.

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Former WVU journalism dean and vice president of university relations dies

Chris Martin

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Chris Martin, former dean of the West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism (now the Reed College of Media) and former vice president of WVU University Relations, died on Wednesday, August 7, at the age of 67.

In Martin’s 23 years at WVU, she became known for her love of journalism and innovative approach to both media education and branding at the university. She joined the journalism faculty in 1990 and served as the director of the school’s undergraduate writing program, news editorial sequence chair and dean from 1997-2003.

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