TCF faculty member Pamela Tran accepted an invitation from the Radio Television Digital News Association to report on her meetings with Cuban meteorologists, a project funded by the UA Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship.
“Cuba teaches lessons in severe weather”
Dr. Pamela Tran
April 13, 2015
TCF Professor Nick Corrao and his students are featured in a UA Dialog article about their on-going documentary series on Alabama artists, Alabama Art Seen:
The state of Alabama is home to an ever-expanding community of artisans and performers, and part of Nicholas Corrao’s mission is to shine a spotlight on them.
Corrao, an instructor in the department of telecommunication and film, recently received a grant from the Alabama Council on the Arts to assist with the production of “Alabama Art Seen,” a program Corrao and his students produce for WVUA-TV, focusing on the arts in Alabama.
“The show is valuable in that it profiles artists living and working in Alabama,” Corrao said. “It’s not only a great resource for the public to see what’s happening in their state – and hopefully we’re introducing them to some things they didn’t know are happening – it’s also a great promotional tool, both for the state and the artists themselves.”
TCF faculty member Matthew Payne’s “Critical War Play” is the lead article in Communication Currents, the newsletter of the National Communication Association. Dr. Payne’s essay is distilled from an article published earlier this year in Critical Studies in Media Communication.
Payne, M. T. (2014, December). Critical war play. Communication Currents, 9(6).
TCF majors Kevin and Calvin M. Ross were recently featured in the Crimson White:
About 10 years ago in the gymnasium of Liberty Middle School in Madison, Alabama, Kevin and Calvin M. Ross were doing more pull-ups than most of their classmates, running at two of the quickest speeds for their mile runs and playing on the school’s basketball team.
Now, as college seniors, the Ross twins do flips off the steps of Gorgas Library while finding the best camera angle to complement their martial-arts-inspired fight choreography. The two are pursuing degrees in Telecommunication and Film with the hopes of doing stunt work and eventually producing their own action films.