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Film and Media Studies Program


Dr. Heidi Rae Cooley named "Breakthrough Star" in 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Cooley! In recognition of her groundbreaking research in mobile media technology studies and digital humanities, Dr. Heidi Rae Cooley has been named a “Breakthrough Star” at the University of South Carolina for 2014. This honor comes as no surprise to her students and colleagues in Film and Media Studies in light of her receipt of prestigious, competitive grants; her design and leadership of multiple innovative collaborations among faculty and students in the humanities, arts, and computer sciences; and her forthcoming book and appthat are poised to change how we think about the world of digital media, and data, in which we live. We are delighted that Dr. Cooley has been recognized by the University for her many exciting contributions and accomplishments!