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Meaningful time: A week with alumna Julie Dixon, Barry Saunders Visiting Professional

November 22, 2019, 1:28 PM
Public relations executive Julie “Jules” Dixon ‘91 gave UNC Hussman students valuable insight into the communications field with a week in residence as a Barry Saunders Visiting Professional in November. The program, which was established in 2018 by an anonymous donor to honor the longtime former News & Observer columnist, brings top professionals in residence at UNC Hussman to connect and interact with students, sharing diverse perspectives from industry.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Jules Dixon '91

November 20, 2019, 12:20 PM
Alumna Julie "Jules" Dixon '91 is an NC Media & Journalism Hall of Fame publicist and a senior communications strategist with over 28 years of top-tier expertise in crisis communications, social media relations, sports marketing, integrated marketing, entertainment, corporate communications, internal communications and diversity/inclusion recruitment.

UNC at NCA and MAPOR 2019

November 20, 2019, 11:46 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.
Below is a list of recently presented scholarship by UNC Hussman faculty and students, including Park doctoral fellow Jordan Morehouse (right), who presented an award-winning paper at the NCA Convention.

Bloomberg journalists on news and innovation

November 15, 2019, 4:36 PM
Do you know how to spot fake news, work with artificial intelligence and report with automated data? Those are all new skills that today’s journalists need as they embark on their careers. Three top Bloomberg News journalists gave UNC Hussman students their insights and tips on reporting with technology during a workshop on innovation and news on Friday.

“Making a Mark:” Ida B. Wells Society and UNC Hussman inaugural event

November 15, 2019, 3:54 PM
The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting will launch its partnership with UNC Hussman with a thoughtful conversation with some of America’s leading investigative reporters on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Hussman students juggle graduate work and jobs at Carolina

November 15, 2019, 11:04 AM
Don't miss The Well's feature on students juggling graduate degrees and jobs, including Hussman online master's students and communications pros Kasha Ely ’14 and Jack Rodenfels. They talk about their experiences as Hussman grad students and how the program has helped them in their jobs at Carolina.

162 UNC-Chapel Hill students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

November 13, 2019, 2:44 PM
UNC-Chapel Hill’s student body has once again received honors from the nation’s most prestigious academic society. Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most honored academic society in America, inducted 162 UNC Chapel Hill students as new members last week. One of this year's inductees comes from UNC Hussman: Claire Cathleen Maloney ’20, a media and journalism major and a history minor.

Prototyping classrooms of the future

November 12, 2019, 2:50 PM
A cutting-edge classroom installed this summer in 58 Carroll Hall is piloting “AVoverIP” — the first classroom on Carolina’s campus to receive all audio and video over the network. It contains the largest screen in our school — 220-inch, with a native 4K projector — and five separate displays which can present unique content controlled by the room’s instructor or by groups of students. The classroom is a prototype for the new Curtis Media Center’s high-tech, flexible space solutions. Construction on the Curtis Media Center is underway thanks to a $10 million gift from the Curtis Foundation to build a state-of-the-art media center and fund immersive learning experiences for UNC Hussman students.

The Well: Focus Carolina: Paul Cuadros

November 12, 2019, 1:15 PM
Via UNC.edu, head to The Well for the latest Focus Carolina on UNC Hussman professor Paul Cuadros, the chair and executive director of the UNC Scholars’ Latino Initiative and co-founder of the Carolina Latinx Center. Cuadros researches and writes about race and poverty in North Carolina.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Lauren Berry ’08

November 12, 2019, 11:55 AM
Alumna Lauren Berry ’08 is the managing editor for data-driven news and automation at Bloomberg, where she manages a team of editors across the Americas that analyzes regular patterns in financial statements.