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Oscars 2011: Growing up, going to college with 'Toy Story 3'

When the first "Toy Story" movie debuted in 1995, many of today's college students were just old enough to understand movies -- but young enough to wonder if their toys also came to life after bedtime. So when Randy Newman sang "We Belong Together" from "Toy Story 3" during the Academy Awards on Sunday night -- and the film won two Oscars -- some teens and 20-somethings got a bit nostalgic.

By Jenna Johnson  | February 28, 2011; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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New app turns maligned William & Mary mascot into a digital paperdoll

This week the College of William and Mary unveiled "Dress the Griffin," a mobile app that allows users to dress the Griffin in dozens of outfits. The mascot's digital closet includes a football uniform, hula costume, and top hat and tails.

By Jenna Johnson  | February 15, 2011; 4:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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GW President Knapp becomes YouTube dancing sensation

Last week, George Washington University President Steven Knapp and other university officials got their groove on with South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre, which was touring in Washington. And, of course, Knapp's sweet dance moves were captured on YouTube.

By Jenna Johnson  | February 9, 2011; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Facebook reps online today to answer questions

Starting at 1 p.m. Thursday I will be online with Facebook's Andrew Noyes and Brooke Oberwetter to answer your burning FB questions.

By Jenna Johnson  | February 2, 2011; 5:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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When snow hit, one American U class moved to Facebook

When snow hit D.C. last week, American University associate professor R.S. Zaharna didn't cancel her class, she moved it to Facebook. She guest blogs about her experience.

By Jenna Johnson  | February 2, 2011; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Boston University quickly revamps its online presence

Boston University is quickly revamping its presence online. It has moved its annual report online, beefed up coverage of itself on BUToday and redone its admissions Web site to better appeal to applicants. A Q&A with Jenny Mackintosh, who manages the university's social media.

By Jenna Johnson  | January 20, 2011; 6:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cisco intern raps his way to viral glory, Jenna Johnson , July 2, 2010
Facebook, PTA partner to teach kids Web safety, Jenna Johnson , June 10, 2010
Fighting a social media addiction, Jenna Johnson , April 26, 2010
The Week in Tweets, Jenna Johnson , February 19, 2010
How to organize a revolution (or a snow fight), Jenna Johnson , February 19, 2010
Colleges use the Internet to ruin snow days, Jenna Johnson , February 15, 2010
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