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CPRS National announces North American partnership with IPR and PRSA

TORONTO, July 26, 2017 /CPRS/ – The Canadian Public Relations Society is partnering with the Institute for Public Relations, an independent nonprofit research foundation, to offer CPRS members access to the IPR weekly Research Letter and Public Relations Journal, an academic, peer-reviewed journal of IPR and the Public Relations Society of America. Through the PR Journal, IPR […]

PRSA and IPR Partner to Relaunch the “Public Relations Journal”

Combined Venture Provides Content-Rich Expertise for the Public Relations Profession NEW YORK  – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), an independent, nonprofit foundation focused on research applicable in communications practice, announce their commitment to providing communications professionals with […]

IPR Announces Free Webinar Series Sponsored by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

Webinars will feature the latest in communication research and its application in the profession Gainesville, FL—The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) will be presenting five webinars featuring topics on organizational communication, behavioral insights, and public interest communication, sponsored by the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC). Beginning in June, each webinar will […]

Pew Research Center Director to Speak at IPR Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Dinner

Gainesville, Fla., – Lee Rainie, director of internet, science and technology research at Pew Research Center, has been selected as the 2017 Annual Distinguished Lecturer for the Institute for Public Relations Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Dinner on November 29 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. His lecture is titled, “Truth, Politics and […]

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Retired USAA Executive Wendi Strong to Receive the 2017 Institute for Public Relations Alexander Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Medal

Gainesville, Fla., – Wendi Strong, retired executive vice president of corporate communications at USAA, will receive the Institute for Public Relations Alexander Hamilton Medal for Lifetime Achievement. Strong will accept the Institute’s highest honor and speak at the IPR Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Dinner on November 29 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York […]

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IPR Welcomes Five New Trustees

Gainesville, Fla., May 16, 2017 – The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) announced the election of five new trustees. With the election of these trustees, the IPR Board remains committed to the top research priorities of measurement standards, behavioral and employee communications and the deeper meaning of social media. Cheryl Heinonen Macy’s, Inc., Executive Vice […]

University of Maryland Ph.D. Student Selected for Ketchum’s Don Bartholomew Research Award

Gainesville, Florida – Jung Kyu (Rhys) Lim, a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland, won the prestigious 2017 Don Bartholomew Award for Excellence in Public Relations Research. Sponsored by Ketchum Global Research & Analytics and the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), the award selects a top graduate student in public relations, communications or business […]

University of Florida Ph.D. Student Wins 2017 Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship

Gainesville, Florida – Liudmila (Mila) Khalitova, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida, was recently named the 2017 Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship recipient. The Institute for Public Relations awards the Grunig PRIME Fellowship on an annual basis, sponsored by PRIME Research, to promote applied communications research as a career choice. Sponsored by PRIME Research […]

Integrated Communications Firm Makovsky Sponsors Best Master’s Thesis Award

Gainesville, Fla – The Institute for Public Relations welcomes graduate students to apply for the Makovsky Master’s Thesis of the Year award to celebrate contributions to advancing research-based knowledge in the field of public relations. Thanks to this new partnership, IPR and Makovsky will host this competition annually to recognize a thesis that contributes most […]