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MJ-school Professor Seth Noar honored with J. Mayhew Derryberry Award

Nov. 17, 2017, 11:44 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar received the prestigious J. Mayhew Derryberry Award at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Atlanta.

Carolina PRSSA to co-host 2018 Southeastern Regional Conference with NC State

Nov. 16, 2017, 9:05 AM
The National Public Relations Student Society of America selected Carolina PRSSA and North Carolina State University PRSSA chapters to host the 2018 Southeastern Regional Conference.

Six MJ-school students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society

Nov. 15, 2017, 12:40 PM
Phi Beta Kappa, the prestigious academic honorary society founded in 1776, recently inducted six students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism as new members.

UNC at 103rd annual NCA conference in Dallas

Nov. 15, 2017, 11:09 AM
Seven faculty members and graduate students will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Nov. 16-19, 2017, at the 103rd annual National Communication Association (NCA) conference in Dallas, Texas.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Alexandra Rizk Keane '14

Nov. 10, 2017, 11:59 AM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with MJ-school alumna and film producer, writer, editor and the founder of independent production company Rizk Pictures, Alexandra Rizk Keane '14.

Q&A with NC Votes coordinator Ryan Thornburg

Nov. 08, 2017, 4:58 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Reese Felts Distinguished Associate Professor Ryan Thornburg is the driving force behind the creation of NC Votes, a web-based project that turns voting data into public insights about voting and elections in North Carolina.

UNC MJ-school launches revamped curriculum in Fall 2017

Nov. 07, 2017, 11:19 AM
Beginning Fall 2017, the UNC School of Media and Journalism will now offer two areas of study — Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism — within its bachelor of arts in media and journalism.

MJ-school students sweep national 'Picturing Freedom' poster design contest on human trafficking

Nov. 02, 2017, 9:49 AM
Posters on the subject of human trafficking designed by UNC School of Media and Journalism seniors Justin Wynn, Mary Catherine Young and Janie Price were recently awarded Grand Prize, First Prize and Honorable Mention respectively in a nationwide competition hosted by ArtWorks for Freedom — a sweeping win encompassing every category available to students.

Research Publication Roundup: November 2017

Nov. 01, 2017, 10:22 PM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

Wayne Danielson (1929 - 2017)

Nov. 01, 2017, 1:32 PM
Wayne A. Danielson, former dean of the then UNC School of Journalism, died in his sleep Tuesday, Oct. 31. He was 87.