What Synergies did you find?
Personal narratives, I learned about people’s lives, family, and industry experience
It turned out there are other students with similar research interests
Hobbies were a big point of connection
I found someone with a research interest similar to mine, which I did not expect.
Social media/new media and legal effects
Mutual interests in strategic communications
Love of coffee
New technologies impact on communcation
Other people from small towns. Other people interested in media
Same area of focus/professional background
Many of us are interested in mass communication. Some of us spent some time living in an Asian country or learning to speak one Asian language.
Lots of overlapping research interests
That we all, as students, are in a scary, new place
Nerd Culture (The force is strong with this one.)
Various academic areas to be explored
Information/Media Literacy is big!