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MJ-school faculty members receive Thrive@Carolina grant for spoken word competition proposal

Jun. 22, 2016, 4:48 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Associate Professor Terence Oliver and Professor of the Practice Dana McMahan are part of a team that has received a Thrive@Carolina Innovation and Collaboration Grant for its proposal to begin a spoken word competition.

MJ-school students shine in new UNC-Lenovo global internship program, contribute to the company’s most successful social media engagement event

Jun. 16, 2016, 4:19 PM
Five UNC School of Media and Journalism students contributed this spring to a record-breaking public relations and social media performance around Lenovo’s signature technology showcase event — Tech World — via internships with stops in San Francisco, Beijing and Lenovo’s U.S. headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

UNC at Conference of the International Communication Association, Saffer receives top faculty paper in public relations

Jun. 16, 2016, 2:03 PM
Five faculty members and five graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism presented at the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association: Communicating with Power. The conference was held June 9-13, at the Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hilton Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan.

UNC MJ-school wins 2016 national championship for consecutive crowns in collegiate journalism

Jun. 03, 2016, 4:17 PM
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.

Simple design is good for your health

May. 25, 2016, 4:46 PM
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.

Society of Professional Journalists names Carolina Connection Best All-Around Radio Newscast for fourth consecutive year

May. 20, 2016, 4:56 PM
The Society of Professional Journalists has named Carolina Connection winner of the Best All-Around Radio Newscast in its annual Mark of Excellence Awards. The radio show, produced by students of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, will be recognized at SPJ's annual conference in September in New Orleans.

AEJMC awards recent PhD grad with McCombs Shaw Award for Best Student Paper in Political Communication

May. 20, 2016, 4:46 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism 2016 Park Fellow and Ph.D. graduate Kylah Hedding has won the McCombs Shaw Award for Best Student Paper in Political Communication from the Political Communication Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Hedding will present her paper at the annual AEJMC 2016 Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in August.

'Mountain Lore' makes its debut May 16

May. 20, 2016, 4:33 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism students launched “Mountain Lore” on May 16, 2016, to tell the stories of the people and culture of Jackson County, North Carolina, through 13 short films.

MJ-school debuts student-produced Start Here / Never Stop brand video

May. 16, 2016, 2:43 PM
In Spring 2016, Associate Professor Terence Oliver’s students produced a UNC School of Media and Journalism Start Here / Never Stop brand video. The motion graphic video is the latest in a series of student work the MJ-school has tapped in defining, developing and better telling the school’s own story around its recent name change and rebranding efforts.

WANTED: Soc/Clin Research Specialist

May. 16, 2016, 10:39 AM
The School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Soc/Clin Research Specialist to coordinate the research and administrative activities of the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics.