UNC Hussman Graduate Student Awards and Scholarships

This week, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media recognized 12 graduate students with awards and scholarships for their outstanding academic accomplishments. The recognitions, coming during UNC-Chapel Hill’s Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, highlighted the strength and breadth of UNC Hussman’s graduate programs. Winners included doctoral, master’s and online master’s students.

“We’re so happy to recognize and reward these students for their outstanding accomplishments,” said Heidi Hennink-Kaminski, UNC Hussman’s senior associate dean for graduate studies. “Our wonderful students have continued to produce impactful research and professional work across all of our graduate programs, and we could not be more proud.”

Graduate student award and scholarship winners:

Rachel Davis Mersey Outstanding Ph.D. Student
Jordan Morehouse

Outstanding M.A. Media And Communication Student
Ilich Mejía

Outstanding M.A. Digital Communication Student
Andrea Martin

Margaret Blanchard Dissertation Support Scholarship
Farnosh Mazandarani
Michele Meyer

William Francis Clingman Jr. Ethics Award
Deborah Dwyer
Sydney Nicolla

Minnie S. & Eli A. Rubinstein Research Award
Deborah Dwyer
Sydney Nicolla

Tom Wicker Award
Giulia Heyward

Maxwell Graduate Scholarship in Medical Journalism
Emily Davis

Joseph L. Morrison Award for Excellence in Journalism History
Autumn Lorimer Linford

Kathryn M. Cronin Scholarship
Kevin LaTorre