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Work Transformed: UNC Hussman Board of Adviser member Torod Neptune steers Lenovo’s global communications

April 2, 2020, 1:57 PM
Torod Neptune, worldwide group vice president and chief communications officer at Lenovo, leads the Fortune 500 tech company’s communications from Lenovo’s Morrisville, North Carolina, offices. A member of the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media’s Board of Advisers, Neptune was named one of the top 50 power players in communications and public relations by PR Week last summer. He will be inducted into the North Carolina Media & Journalism Hall of Fame in October. Neptune shared his perspective on communicating globally during the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

UNC-Chapel Hill COVID-19 information

April 1, 2020, 4:00 PM
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Work Transformed: Robyn Tomlin ’96 at the News & Observer

April 1, 2020, 1:56 PM

Staff spotlight: By minding the details, Alexis Barnes helps the UNC Reese Innovation Lab see the big picture

March 30, 2020, 9:29 AM
 
Alexis Barnes likes the details and the nuances that keep a project running.
She’s happiest when stitching together video edits or figuring out the minutiae of some new technology.She likes order and precision and following through on the day-to-day tasks that bring UNC’s Reese Innovation Lab projects to life.

Roy H. Park Fellow Deborah Dwyer has been selected for a 2020-21 fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

March 27, 2020, 11:45 AM
 
Roy H. Park Fellow and doctoral candidate Deborah Dwyer has been selected for a 2020-21 fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, headquartered at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Work Transformed: Caroline Bass ’19 at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

March 27, 2020, 10:33 AM
We talked with alumna Caroline Bass ’19, a health writer and communications specialist for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, about being a communicator on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UNC Hussman innovation stories: Students enjoy ‘surreal’ remote visit from Zoom CEO Eric Yuan

March 27, 2020, 8:29 AM
A spotlight on the ways UNC Hussman students, faculty and staff are innovating to connect our community online and continue education remotely. 
Talking remote work with Zoom CEO Eric Yuan

Work Transformed: Jamie Williams ’10 at UNC Health

March 26, 2020, 10:30 AM
Jamie Williams ’10, executive communications manager at UNC Health, has been with the 11-hospital health system for over five years. At Carolina, Williams majored in journalism and political science with a minor in creative writing. He honed his skills at The Daily Tar Heel, UNC’s student newspaper. We spoke with him on Wednesday, March 25, about how his work is transforming under the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic.

UNC Hussman innovation stories: the new reality is virtual

March 25, 2020, 10:20 AM
On the first week of remote classes at UNC-Chapel Hill, The Well featured UNC Hussman's Steven King, associate professor and chief innovation officer at Reese Innovation Lab, who is using virtual reality to connect with students remotely:

UNC Hussman innovation stories: remote photojournalism

March 24, 2020, 10:40 AM
 
A spotlight on the ways UNC Hussman students, faculty and staff are innovating to connect our community online and continue education remotely.
 
Remote photojournalism and the creative process