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Enslaved in America

Society for News Design's 2014 Best of Student Design competitionFirst place: Special SectionsDesigners: Melissa Borden, Grayson Mendenhall, Kristi Walker, Marissa Techmeier, Arianna Holder, Jessica Milbern, Kaitlyn Kelly, Meredith Cook

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Establishing Control Over Competitive Market Spaces Through Strategic Branding and Messaging in Niche Markets | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

This thesis’ research focused on the broader business question of how up-and-coming companies can rely on strategic branding and messaging to penetrate a niche market and subsequently take greater control over a competitive market as a whole.

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Fashion is Power | Coulture magazine

The Fall/Winter 2015 "Fashion is Power" issue was Coulture magazine's first edition and was published on Nov. 15, 2015.

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Fault Lines

The stories within Fault Lines: Race, Class and Education in Durham, North Carolina, are all different; they have unique starting points, plot twists and endings.

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Finding the Perfect Message | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

As the generation shaped by the Internet and the development of new technologies, millennials communicate and engage differently with marketing messages than previous generations. Financial service companies need to learn, adapt and deliver content to attract young millennials to their services. Through focus groups, this study attempted to understand how college-attending millennials ages 19 to 21 felt about financial services. In addition, these focus groups aimed to determine what financial service marketing messages best engaged this demographic and which of these messages had the most potential to persuade millennials to contact a financial advisor.

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Flourish magazine

Society for News Design's 2014 Best of Student Design competitionFirst place: iPad MagazineDesigners: Melissa Borden, Bailey Seitter, Melissa Flandreau, Kimberly Thomas, Cheyenne Hooks, Chelsea Woerner, Destiny Thompson, Courtney Lindstrand, Brianna Rolfe Cunningham, Jordan Moses, Sojung Hong

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Food Allergy Framing in Entertainment Media | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

This study investigated whether people’s perceptions about food allergies differ after viewing a humorous or nonhumorous portrayal of food allergies in entertainment media.

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Forensics: A Closer Look

A graphic design project by students in professor Terence Oliver's classes that delves into forensic science.

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From class project to Sunday Post

For MATC student and political reporter John Frank, work in the online classroom fueled a section-front story in the The Denver Post and an accompanying blog post earlier this year.

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From Los Angeles to The Cloud | Undergraduate Honors Thesis

This study explores the innovations, controversies, and new strategies being employed in the contemporary digital soundscape.

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