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Starting in Spring 2019, CCI will offer undergraduate students the opportunity to spend a semester in Lisbon, Portugal, studying at the Catholic University of Portugal (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, or UCP) in the Faculty (School) of Human Sciences. CCI students can take courses in English taught by UCP faculty members with deep expertise in social, cultural and organizational communication, photography, digital media production, marketing, public relations, advertising and journalism. This program provides the benefits of studying in an international academic environment with s...

The inaugural episode of “World Class,” CCI’s new global podcast, will commemorate 9/11 by featuring a conversation with Charles (Chuck) Banks, a retired CIA senior executive who was instrumental in the logistical planning for the CIA’s post 9/11 mobilization to Afghanistan and Iraq. The episode, which is hosted by CCI seniors Hana Barkowitz and Daniel Henderson, explores Banks’ experiences on 9/11 and during the initial phases of the global war on terror. Banks also reflects on the lessons college students today can learn from 9/11. Banks retired from the CIA in 2012 after 33 years in w...

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Telling visual stories in a global context. Visually expressing the everyday lives of a local community. Capturing a sense of place through European landscapes. These are some of the objectives of CCI’s Photography in Florence program, a semester-long study-abroad opportunity in Florence, Italy, to be offered again in Spring 2018.  The program, which debuted last year, enables journalism students studying photography, photo-illustration majors, photojournalism and photo-illustration minors and CCI students of all disciplines to grow and refine their skills by experiencing the people, l...