heard about “fake news” during the 2017 Presidential election. Now, the term is being using widely by journalists
and politicians alike. This fall, the
Reed College of Media is offering a new course in media literacy that tackles
the phenomenon of fake news head on.
The new curriculum
is designed to help students become savvier media consumers by teaching them
how to access and critically analyze and evaluate news and information across
West Virginia University has released the 2017 December Commencement schedule. August and December graduates will celebrate their achievements at the WVU Coliseum on December 15, 2017 with two separate ceremonies. Graduates from the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences and from the College of Business & Economics will walk in a ceremony at 9 a.m. Graduates of all other schools and colleges will walk in a ceremony at 2 p.m.
As a reminder, the deadline to apply for Fall 2017 graduation through the Office of the University Registrar is October 6, 2017. Graduates planning to participate in December Commencement must register to walk in the appropriate ceremony by December 8 using the link available soon on the Graduation website. This is in addition to applying for graduation.
The Reed College of Media joins West Virginia University in
celebrating its 150th year as one of America’s great land-grant
institutions. Our birthday month is
August, come check us out on the following dates:
August 28: Brunch
with Omega the therapy dog! Join us for donuts and coffee from 9:30 to 11:30
a.m. in the main entrance of Martin Hall.