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  • University of Minnesota
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  • Northeastern Illinois University
    Director of Marketing, 2009 - 2012
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  • University of Minnesota
    Communication Studies, 2012 - present
  • Northeastern Illinois University
    Communication, 2012
  • DePaul University
    Philosophy, Psychology
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Twitter Can Now Target Any Ad to TV Fans

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Yahoo to encrypt all products in light of NSA spying revelations

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