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2018 Media Highlights

It’s been a wonderful year here at TVP Communications and we are excited about our new refreshed look going into 2019. We are grateful for all of our campus partners and the stories and expertise we were able to help share throughout the year. As we wrap up 2018, we’ve compiled some of our favorite media clips from the last year. Enjoy!

In a piece for The Conversation, Professor Kenneth Carter at Oxford College of Emory University explained how a thrill-seeking personality helps Olympic athletes succeed. It also ran in The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Good Sports, and Public Radio International (PRI).

College students at Fordham University had a unique opportunity to take a high-level business class while on a spin bike. The one-of-a-kind class was featured online at Good Morning America and included in the GMA highlights.

Professor David Gowler at Oxford College of Emory University penned an essay for Salon on how evangelical leaders are using their proximity to power to their advantage. The piece received 19,600 shares.

Make sure to check out this great Hechinger Report piece about colleges starting early with career advising—as early as first-year orientation. The article, which highlights Grinnell College, also ran in U.S. News & World Report.

In a Washington Post op-ed, Grinnell College Professor Barbara Trish made a powerful call to end unpaid Capitol hill positions in honor of Labor Day.

Carthage College was featured in this Chronicle of Higher Education article on how faculty advisers can serve a first responders when students need help.

In an essay for Motherly, Longwood University Professor Catherine Franssen explained why respecting the individuality of our children and fostering their emotional intelligence helps to make them better adults.

Instead of frantically squeezing in one last email or meeting before class and ensuring chronic activity and discussion, Oxford College at Emory University professor Patricia Owen-Smith now incorporates contemplative practices to encourage reflection and deeper learning. Read more about her experience in this essay for Times Higher Education.

President Raynard Kington of Grinnell College reflected on his experience moving from D.C. to rural Iowa and how he found a home in Grinnell in a special report on geographic diversity for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

After watching the Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Oxford College of Emory University Professor Catherine Bagwell offered expert advice and tips on how teens can build a strong, large support system in this Washington Post piece.

This Wall Street Journal piece highlighted research from Farmer School of Business professor Sina Esteky on how being on higher floors in buildings can make people feel more powerful—and more willing to take risks.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars President and Executive Director Noel Harmon weighed in on the inaccurate representation of Asians in the film Crazy Rich Asians for The San Francisco Chronicle.

Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season and looking forward to sharing many wonderful stories in the new year.

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