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Fall 2020 information

July 10, 2020, 1:00 PM
In a new video message to the community, Chanellor Kevin Guskiewicz discussed UNC-Chapel Hill's  Roadmap for Fall 2020 and highlighted UNC-Chapel Hill’s community standards on providing a safe environment for students, faculty and staff.  

New video: Curtis Media Center construction

July 9, 2020, 1:30 PM
UNC Hussman’s new state-of-the-art Curtis Media Center is on its way, after demolition occurred on the former Phillips Annex site on Polk Place this month. It clears the way for a leading-edge flexible space that brings together students and faculty around emerging technology in a collaborative environment.

Associate Professor Trevy McDonald named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

July 1, 2020, 5:08 PM
“Without diversity there is no excellence.”

Producing ‘The College Test’ for ‘60 Minutes’

June 25, 2020, 4:06 PM
by Barbara Wiedemann

Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (M.A.) talks with Carolina historian Jim Leloudis

June 25, 2020, 12:51 PM
by Kyle York
UNC Hussman Park Fellow alumna Nikole Hannah-Jones (M.A. ’03) of The New York Times Magazine joined Professor James Leloudis of the UNC Department of History in conversation on June 24.

2020 report from UNC Hussman Knight Chair on the state of local journalism

June 24, 2020, 1:40 AM
The latest report on the state of local news by Penelope Muse Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at UNC Hussman, was released June 24 by the UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media.

Noar awarded 5-year, $3.35 million grant to develop, test e-cigarette prevention messaging

June 22, 2020, 2:27 PM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Professor Seth Noar has received a five-year, $3.35 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to lead a national study to develop and test messages that discourage adolescents from using electronic cigarettes.

UNC Hussman Dean Susan King joins 10 deans at leading journalism schools in statement of shared values

June 20, 2020, 8:02 PM
The deans at the 11 journalism schools that lead the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education met at the Knight Foundation in Miami in January 2020 for their annual meeting at which newspaper publisher Walter Hussman challenged the deans to create a statement of shared values.

Ruth Samuel '21 writes Teen Vogue op-ed: The ‘Strong Black Woman’ Stereotype Is Dangerous

June 19, 2020, 11:54 AM

Sarah Frier '11 talks 'No Filter' with Susan King and Daniel Kreiss

June 12, 2020, 9:56 AM
UNC Hussman alumna Sarah Frier '11, a technology reporter for Bloomberg News, joined the school's alumni community on May 28 for a fascinating conversation on social media's role in the biggest events of 2020.