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OSU-Tulsa News

THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010

Acclaimed Authors and Artists Headed to OSU-Tulsa for “Celebration of Books”

Center for Poets and Writers LogoDozens of the country’s finest authors and artists, including three Pulitzer Prize winners, acclaimed poets, playwrights and novelists and even the First Lady of Rockabilly, will visit OSU-Tulsa in September for the Celebration of Books.

The Celebration will kick off with “An Evening with Sue Monk Kidd and Michael Cunningham” at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24. The festivities continue on Saturday, Sept. 25 with a day of panel discussions, writing workshops, live interviews and book signings at OSU-Tulsa.

Visit the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers’ website for ticket information, a complete schedule of events and a list of participating authors.

OSU School of Journalism and Broadcasting Changes its Name

The OSU School of Journalism and Broadcasting has been renamed the OSU School of Media and Strategic Communications to better prepare students for today’s rapidly evolving media landscape. Changes will also be made in the school’s academic programs.

The existing degrees of a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science in journalism and broadcasting will be replaced with a bachelor of arts or science with options in multimedia journalism, sports media or strategic communication. Officials estimate it will take two years to phase in the new degrees.

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