Samoray wins award at CCI research symposium
The School of Journalism and Electronic Media participated in the 36th annual Research Symposium hosted by the College of Communication and Information on Feb. 26.
Master’s student Chris Samoray received the award for best master’s paper. His work is titled “Fearing Yourself: Genetic Privacy and Discrimination in an Age of Human Genome Revelation.”
Faculty participants included Dr. Mark Harmon, Dr. Barb Kaye, and Dr. Nick Geidner.
The theme of the symposium was “Communication and Information Research in a Global Environment.”
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Graduate Assistant Chris Samoray receives award from Beckman Initiative for Macular Research
Chris Samoray, a graduate student and graduate assistant in Journalism and Electronic Media, has received a national award from the Beckman Initiative for Macular Research. He will travel–all expenses paid–to the organization’s annual conference in Irvine, California in January 2013 to write stories about research breakthroughs in treating macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, under the mentorship of Barbara Culliton, a distinguished medical writer. Only seven students nationwide are chosen for this honor and opportunity.