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Double Feature: Deen Freelon’s back-to-back Science papers

September 18, 2020, 1:00 PM
A social scientist whose research makes it into the pages of the STEM-focused Science magazine is a notable event. Founded in 1880 with seed money provided by Thomas Edison, today The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the Science family of journals, reaches 16 million views each month on its websites. To have a second paper featured in Science a week later, as UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Associate Professor Deen Freelon did earlier this month, made a splash in social science circles.

FAQs for Fall 2020 semester

September 10, 2020, 4:23 PM
The Fall 2020 semester poses unique challenges to students, but we are here for you. The members of the UNC Hussman faculty and staff are committed to providing the best possible remote education and remaining empathetic to students’ needs during this time. Below, we’ve compiled answers to some of your most pressing questions about this semester, including updates for the move to remote-only instruction.

Fall 2020 Updates

September 9, 2020, 5:04 PM
This week, UNC Chapel Hill sent a message to the Carolina community stressing the importance of getting the flu vaccination this year in particular, as being vaccinated against influenza will help reduce the overall burden of respiratory diseases and help conserve health care resources.Starting on Sept. 8, there are several opportunities for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus:

Pursuing the dream: Giulia Heyward ’21 (M.A.), UNC Hussman journalist on the rise

September 2, 2020, 1:25 PM
UNC Hussman Roy H. Park Fellow Amari Pollard ’21 (M.A.) talked with fellow Park scholar Giulia Heyward ’21 (M.A.) about a year filled with firsts, including Heyward’s first two bylines in The New York Times.

Aug. 26 Message to UNC Hussman Students from Dean Susan King

August 26, 2020, 10:56 AM
Dear UNC Hussman Students,
I hope that the pause in classes helped give you some space and time and to sort out the rapid changes of this Fall 2020 semester. 
We know how tough these last two weeks have been for you.

UNC Hussman update: Classes paused August 24 and 25

August 20, 2020, 1:00 PM

Message from Dean Susan King to UNC Hussman students

August 17, 2020, 5:31 PM
Dear UNC Hussman Students,
Late this afternoon, the Chancellor and Provost engaged with the deans as we discussed the COVID-19 positivity rate rise on campus. I know that the upheaval of this summer and fall semester have already caused stress for all in our community. Many of us will have to rearrange lives once again as we have done throughout this pandemic. But the leadership, faculty and staff of UNC Hussman are here for you as we navigate this change.

Work Transformed: Oscar Guerra ’14 (Ph.D.) premieres “Love, Life & The Virus” on PBS’ Frontline

August 11, 2020, 11:17 AM
by Barbara Wiedemann

Research Publication Roundup: Summer 2020

August 10, 2020, 10:39 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

UNC Hussman Undergraduate Hub

August 7, 2020, 5:31 PM