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CCC In the News - Thursday, September 5, 2013

This daily digest of Columbia College stories and related news from local and national media sources is compiled by the Public Relations staff of Institutional Marketing and Communication.
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IndieWireTrailer For 'The Painter' - Dramatic Short Film About Violence In Chicago & Its Effects
Cinema Art + Science faculty member Kevin Cooper and producer DeAnna Cooper discuss their new short film, “The Painter.”

Variety'The Walking Dead' Becomes Basis for College Class
Columbia College is mentioned again today for its zombie course in this story on The University of California Irvine teaming up with AMC to offer an open online course about “The Walking Dead.” The story was picked up in multiple outlets including Chicago Tribune, Sun-Sentinel, and NYPost (link unavailable).

WetPaintWho Is Brant Daugherty on Dancing With the Stars? 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Season 17’s Hunk
Columbia College alumnus Brant Daugherty is briefly profiled in this story following ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” cast announcement. Daugherty’s profile continues to be picked up in outlets across the country. The story was covered in multiple outlets including ABC, E! News, Hollywood Life, Huffington Post, People

USATodayHomework isn't only thing keeping students up at night
Kate Garza, a senior at Columbia College is mentioned in this story about college students managing sleep deprivation with medication.



NBC NewsCollege enrollment down by a half million students in 2012: Census Bureau report
New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau profile college enrollment trends in 2012.

Inside Higher EdA Shift to Outcomes?
U.S. News & World Report has announced a shift in methodology for ranking colleges and universities.

Chronicle of Higher Education – More Students Turn to Social Media to Inform Their College Search
According to a recent survey, the number of prospective students who used social-media Web sites to learn about colleges they were considering has more than doubled in the last four years.

Arts, Media and Entertainment

The Hollywood Reporter – Summer Box Office Fallout: Studios' New Fear of the $200 Million Tentpole
After this summer’s would-be franchises fell short at the box office — including “The Lone Ranger”, “R.I.P.D.”, “After Earth” and “White House Down” — many industry players say studios are debating their future summer strategies.