Kelli Dunlap
Kelli Dunlap
Kelli Dunlap

The next time someone says there’s no future in playing video games, you can point them here. Twitch.TV awarded five $10,000 scholarships to students after receiving hundreds of applications for their scholarship program, announced in June. One of the winners is Kelli Dunlap, a 26-year-old doctoral candidate at the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. If it seems difficult for a graduate student to balance studies and a gaming lifestyle, it helps that Dunlap’s thesis is about intense gaming — specifically, its effect on people’s health and well-being. Read the full story at Mashable.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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