The UNC School of Media and Journalism announced today that Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) will support two national media diversity initiatives administered by the school. Capitol Broadcasting's gift will support the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media and the CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program over the next four years.
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has won the 2016 national championship in the Hearst Journalism Awards competition – considered the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism. This is the school’s sixth overall national championship, its second consecutive and its fourth since 2010.
In June and July, those who wish to learn more about the press association can visit the display in Wilson Library dedicated to NCSMA’s history. The display includes artifacts from past Institutes and association documents.
Assistant professor Allison Lazard’s paper, “Design simplicity influences patient portal use: the role of aesthetic evaluations for technology acceptance,” was published In the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association in December 2015.
The UNC School of Media and Journalism granted $2,308,166 in scholarships and awards in the 2015-16 academic year. Awards include the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards, Awards for International Travel and Study, Awards to Support Internships and Graduate Student Scholarships and Awards.