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Marty Baron’s visit to UNC Hussman shines a spotlight on good journalism

February 27, 2024, 12:02 PM
By Hannah Kaufman '24
 
During his three-day visit to UNC Hussman last month, retired journalist Marty Baron spoke to six classes, attended two faculty lunches, had multiple conversations with student journalists and gave the second annual Frank A. Daniels Jr. Lecture.

ABIDE committee selects student and faculty projects for 2024 grants

February 21, 2024, 9:49 AM
By Hannah Rosenberger ’24
 

From war correspondent to professor: Renowned journalist’s donated art collection complements the trajectory of his career.

February 20, 2024, 9:12 AM
By Angela Harwood
 
This story was originally published at stories.unc.edu.
 

Managing mental health and media: Kristen Harrison’s research on media psychology

February 15, 2024, 1:40 PM
 
By Erin Wadsworth '22
Kristen Harrison, who joined the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media’s faculty as the Richard Cole Eminent Professor in 2023, is a pioneer in researching the influence of media on mental health.
Harrison’s expertise is an extraordinary addition to UNC Hussman’s strong program in health communication. 

Hussman course uses Black press to teach US history

February 9, 2024, 11:01 AM
This story, written by UNC Hussman alum Brennan Doherty '19, was originally published at

Hussman students dive into specialty courses through certificate programs

February 1, 2024, 3:48 PM
UNC Hussman’s five certificate programs offer students the chance to specialize their Hussman experience in their area of interest.

Recent gift celebrates Spanish heritage and Latino publications

January 30, 2024, 10:00 AM
By Claire Cusick
Sam and Fabiana Ramirez of New York City, parents of recent UNC Hussman graduate Carolina Ramirez ’23, are giving back to the school and honoring their heritage with a generous gift supporting Spanish-language journalism programs and outreach.

Dulcie Murdock Straughan: 1949 - 2023

January 3, 2024, 10:20 AM
Dr. Dulcie Murdock Straughan died December 30, 2023, in Chapel Hill after an extended illness. A beloved wife, mother and university professor, Dulcie was known for her warm and welcoming smile, her generosity of self and her love of family and friends.

UNC Hussman certificate programs prepare students for careers in popular, competitive sectors — business, health, sports, fashion and politics

December 19, 2023, 5:45 PM
UNC Hussman offers five certificate programs that prepare students to launch careers in some of the most popular and most competitive sectors of the journalism and communication industries — business, health, sports, fashion and politics.

Former Washington Post editor Marty Baron to present Frank A. Daniels Jr. Lecture

December 18, 2023, 1:51 PM
 
Marty Baron, former executive editor for The Washington Post, will deliver the Frank A. Daniels Jr. Lecture on January 30, 2024, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center.