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.
To commemorate the Chuck Stone Program's 10th anniversary, there will be a keynote speech and reception from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, in the Freedom Forum Conference Center of Carroll Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and all past Chuck Stone alumni are especially encouraged to attend.