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School of Global Studies and Partnerships

A global studies school for a land-grant university.

OSU Faculty Participate in International Conference at Fudan University’s School of Journalism

School of Global Studies and Partnerships Dean Randy Kluver and School of Media & Strategic Communications Director Craig Freeman participated in the Deans’ Forum and New Media Leadership Dialogue at the 2018 Paradigm Exploration and Innovation: Journalism and Communication Talents Cultivation in a Changing Era Conference at Fudan University’s School of Journalism Oct. 18-20.

Kluver and Freeman Posing
SGSP Dean Randy Kluver and SMSC Director Craig Freeman

The forum covered many topics, including the development of journalism and communication schools, best practices for talent training in journalism and communication, and the development of new media centers in a connected era.

Both Kluver and Freeman were panelists in the Model and Innovation of International Journalism and Communication Education sub-forum in the Shanghai New Media Lab Center on Fudan’s campus Oct. 19.

Dr. Craig Freeman and Dr. Randy Kluver during roundtable discussion at conference at Fudan University
SGSP Dean Randy Kluver and SMSC Director Craig Freeman at Deans' Forum and New Media Leadership Dialogue

The conference provided a platform for major international journalism and communication universities and top media professionals to collaborate and exchange ideas to continue to grow and prepare students for the ever-changing field of media.

More information on the conference available: http://www.xwxy.fudan.edu.cn/node2/fdxwxy/xyxw/u1ai111488.html 

Group photo from 2018 Conference at Fudan University
2018 Paradigm Exploration and Innovation: Journalism and Communication Talents Cultivation in a Changing Era Group Photo