Juliana Leprich

Reflecting on my summer research

It is hard to believe that my University Honors Summer Scholar experience has come to an end and has transitioned into the year-long appointment of being a University Honors Scholar. My research and artistry experience this summer was very eye-opening, as well as exciting. While I had the opportunity to create elements of a television […]

Multiple projects with the same great mentor

During this research endeavor, and even prior, my mentor has always provided me with valuable input on projects. Working with Professor Randy Caspersen has been more than a simple mentoring experience. It has been an opportunity to learn from a professional who has been in the field and to explore different media outlets and career […]

The importance of storytelling

While my current research project is not within what one might think of as a traditional field of research, I do believe it is still something important to study. Individuals and communities are drawn together by television programming. This opportunity to offer an outlet for the community is one of my goals for this project. […]

Producing a student TV show

Television and programming are more than just entertainment. During my time as a University Honors Summer Scholar I will create a NIU-centric, student produced television program. While the Communications Department offers a news show for journalism students to create and produce, there are numerous benefits in having a separate, alternative type of programming. This program […]