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Visiting International Scholars program helps build MJ-school global network

May. 02, 2016, 11:34 AM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism's Visiting International Scholars (VIS) program allows students and professionals the unique opportunity to sit in on MJ-school classes without the costs associated with studying abroad.

Faculty and staff excellence awards

Apr. 29, 2016, 10:27 AM
Each year, the UNC School of Media and Journalism recognizes faculty and staff members for their commitment to excellence and their contributions to the school. The 2016 faculty and staff excellence awards were presented Friday, April 29, 2016, at a breakfast in the Freedom Forum Conference Center.

Peabody Award given to MJ-school M.A. alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones

Apr. 28, 2016, 4:44 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism 2003 Park Fellow master's graduate Nikole Hannah-Jones won a 2016 Peabody Award for her collection of "This American Life" episodes on school segregation called "The Case for School Desegregation Today."

NABJ and NAHJ announce MJ-school senior as 2016 student multimedia project participant

Apr. 25, 2016, 5:14 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism senior Elise McGlothian has been named a participant for the Student Multimedia Project by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Brooke Baldwin '01

Apr. 20, 2016, 3:42 PM
Check out CNN's Brooke Baldwin's conversation with Dean Susan King about Baldwin's views on the New York primary and politics today.

Rooted in the Rapids a finalist in Webby's People’s Voice Award

Apr. 13, 2016, 3:21 PM
Rooted in the Rapids — the 2015 edition of the Carolina Photojournalism Workshop (CPJW) project series — is one of five finalists for a Webby Award in the Online Film & Video / General Film / Travel & Adventure category.

MJ-school senior and alumnus named Student Photographer of the Year and Cumulative Photographer of the Year at NCPPA convention

Apr. 11, 2016, 5:00 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism senior Dillon Deaton was named Student Photographer of the Year and Andrew Dye, a 2012 graduate, was named the Cumulative Photographer of the Year at the North Carolina Press Photographers Association convention April 8-9.

UNC at Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Noar to receive Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award

Apr. 06, 2016, 4:29 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has nine graduate students, four faculty members and two staff members presenting at the 14th biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky, from April 14-16.

Retired U.S. Gen. Martin Dempsey and The Washington Post’s Dana Priest to speak on campus April 12

Apr. 05, 2016, 2:16 PM
Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, former chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Dana Priest, Washington Post reporter, will speak at the University of North Carolina on April 12, in the Genome Sciences Building room 100 at 5:30 p.m.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Rochelle Riley '81

Apr. 04, 2016, 3:39 PM
Rochelle Riley was the third in a series of Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episodes. Check out her conversation with Dean Susan King about Riley's recent honor as a Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame inductee.