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UNC-Chapel Hill Fall 2020 information

May 29, 2020, 1:00 PM
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A mark of excellence: UNC Hussman students win national SPJ awards

May 26, 2020, 2:48 PM
Students from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media scored major wins in the Society of Professional Journalists 2019 Mark of Excellence awards with first place winners and finalist honors in the national contest, which recognizes collegiate work published or broadcasted during 2019.

The Big Scribble: a new contest gives some UNC Hussman students a reason to keep writing

May 26, 2020, 1:13 AM
In Aprll 2020, sports writers Jonathan Eig and Jeff Pearlman started a student writing contest called The Big Scribble. Contestants would hear back from six established writers on their entries over five weeks. Top winners got the opportunity to consult with different well-known writers. Confined by the coronavirus to do their reporting and writing from childhood bedrooms and family basements, over four hundred quarantined students answered the call and took on the first Big Scribble assignment on April 20. Three students represented UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media in the group of 160 students from around the world who made it through the first of the competition’s five weekly rounds: Parth Upadhyaya ’20, Elizabeth Moore ’22 and Hannah Towey ’21. Towey made to the Top Ten.

Steven King’s virtual reality education featured on ABC News special

May 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

UNC Hussman honors faculty, staff commitment to innovation and excellence with annual awards

May 19, 2020, 4:37 PM
The UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media recognized faculty and staff for a commitment to excellence and contributions to the school community. The 2020 faculty and staff excellence awards were presented Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in a virtual school-wide meeting of faculty and staff.

Brooke Baldwin joins Susan King for talk on COVID-19, journalism and Carolina

May 14, 2020, 11:36 AM

UNC Hussman students win big at the Society for News Design Awards

May 13, 2020, 12:11 PM
From visuals illustrating the lives of spiders to digital storytelling detailing the fates of South American immigrants, projects created by students from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media won big at the recent Society for News Design Awards.

UNC at the virtual ICA 2020 conference

May 11, 2020, 3:45 PM
Nine graduate students, 11 faculty members and various alumni will represent the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media on May 20-26, 2020, at the 70th annual International Communication Association conference, held in a virtual format. These scholars will participate in panel sessions and present authored or co-authored papers.
Hussman School faculty and student activities at ICA 2020 include:

UNC Hussman 2020 stories

May 8, 2020, 3:18 PM

Dean Susan King's message to UNC Hussman graduates

May 8, 2020, 2:40 PM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Dean Susan King recorded this special video message for the class of 2020 from her home. King congratulates our students for their resilience, perseverance and innovation in the face of trememdous challenge this semester. The entire UNC Hussman community joins King in reminding graduates that we are always here for you.Congratulations, class of 2020!