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Corporate Crises in the Age of Social Media

In April of 2017, Twitter user @trev4president posted a photo of an unappetizing cheese sandwich to his Twitter timeline, along with the hashtag #fyrefestival. Within minutes, the photo had been […]

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Media & Mass Communication Public Relations & Strategic Communication

Rise in remote work, social media communication and e-commerce suggests the need for new communication strategies

People working from home as a result of the global pandemic are making even more concentrated use of the Internet and social media, providing a potential boost to engagement on […]

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Business Communication Interpersonal Communication

Leaders with training and communication skills needed for uncertain times, or any time

Workplace stress and longer hours have rarely been more prominent. Whether you are at the office or working from home, the constant emails, Zoom calls and other communications unfettered by […]

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Navigating Remote Internships

During a global pandemic, the last thing you want to worry about is getting behind on internships. Here is your complete guide on how to get the most out of […]

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History of the Lamb School

The history of our founder and our school within the Purdue College of Liberal Arts. About the Lamb School Even though Purdue has offered speech courses for over 100 years, […]

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Alum Spotlight

Communication in a Legal Setting

After graduating from Purdue in 2013 with a degree in Corporate Communication, Scott Oliver continued his education at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. In his interview, Oliver […]

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Transitioning From Full-Time Student to Full-Time Employee

This guest post was written by Macey Warren, a 2019 Lamb School graduate with a degree in Public Relations and Advertising. Post-graduation is definitely a time of change. That’s obvious. […]

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A Chief HR Officer’s Guide to Success at Work

Patrick McLaughlin is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief HR Officer for Frito-Lay North America. He earned both his bachelors and masters degrees in organizational communication from […]

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Awards and Recognition Student Spotlight

Virtual Lambys

Although we can’t meet in person, the undimmed excellence of our Lamb School students should still be celebrated! Congratulations to all Lamb School 2020 graduates and undergraduate award winners.

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Common Misconceptions about Tenure Asked and Answered

There are a lot of misconceptions about academic tenure. I talked with Dr. Josh Boyd to learn more about what academic tenure actually means. Misconception #1: A tenured professor can’t […]