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Find your people: UNC-Chapel Hill NAHJ Chapter President Julian Berger ’22

September 2, 2021, 11:50 AM
by Barbara Wiedemann
With the fall semester underway and class and work schedules consolidating, now might be the time for new UNC Hussman students to “find their people.” To that end, we’re profiling a series of student leaders and the interest groups they represent: UNC-Chapel Hill NAHJ Chapter President Julian Berger ’22

Professor Seth Noar launches health communication lab

August 30, 2021, 9:42 AM
Building upon a robust legacy of health communication work at the school, Professor Seth Noar has launched the Communicating for Health Impact (CHI) Lab at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Noar, UNC Hussman’s James Howard and Hallie McLean Parker Distinguished Professor and a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, directs the CHI Lab, which produces health communication research promoting public health while serving as a research hub that can help UNC Hussman recruit some of the best and brightest health communication minds.

Our HSAA Mentorship Program pairs future leaders with industry professionals for year-long one-on-ones

August 24, 2021, 1:57 PM
by Barbara Wiedemann
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media has a well-earned reputation for offering a powerful alumni network to its media and journalism graduates. One of the reasons: our active alumni boards. A fledgling program to fruition in 2017, pairing 10 students with alumni mentors from around the nation working in their fields of interest, has grown exponentially since then, celebrating a record 103 pairings (18 of them residential master’s candidates) in academic year 2020–21. Mentors: there’s still time to play a key role in developing the next generation of journalism and media leaders.

Research Publication Roundup: Summer 2021

August 18, 2021, 5:02 PM
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.

Meet some of UNC Hussman's fall 2021 students

August 18, 2021, 8:33 AM
The UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media welcomes 1,059 students this fall — 915 undergraduate and 144 graduate students. Behind those numbers are faces, purposes and stories — the narratives of determination and excellence that give meaning to the mission of the school. As fall 2021 semester starts, we wanted to share a few of those stories with you.

UNC Hussman earns two RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards

August 17, 2021, 1:21 PM
The Radio Television Digital News Association is recognizing the work of UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media students with two of the eight national student Edward R. Murrow Awards this year. Carolina Connection — UNC Hussman’s student-produced radio broadcast — earned the Murrow Award for Excellence in Audio Newscast. Erin Jenkins ’21 won the Murrow Award for Excellence in Video Hard News. for “Child Brides? North Carolina has a problem” that she produced in the school’s Media Hub course as part of a multimedia package.

UNC Hussman students produce field hockey national championship documentary

August 16, 2021, 1:30 PM
The premiere documentary screening of "Earn it The Carolina Way" will be held in the Freedom Forum Conference Center on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 7 p.m. The documentary — created by students in the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media — showcases UNC’s 2020 NCAA national championship field hockey team.

Ad/PR students drive campaigns for real-world clients

August 6, 2021, 2:41 PM
UNC Hussman students don’t just hit the books, they engage professionally with real-world issues and clients through a host of immersive learning experiences that equip them for success in 21st-century careers. Campaigns involving real-world clients in the school’s advertising and public relations courses exemplify UNC Hussman’s focus on immersive learning, creating win-win partnerships that brighten students’ portfolios while providing companies with fresh ideas and assets.

Lisa Stockman Mauriello: 1969-2021

August 6, 2021, 10:17 AM
Lisa Stockman Mauriello of Summit, N.J., passed away on Aug. 4, 2021. Visitation will be Aug. 8  (6 p.m. – 9 p.m.) and Aug. 9  (4 p.m. – 9 p.m.) at Bradley, Brough & Dangler in Summit. Funeral Mass will be at 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 10 at St. Teresa of Avila in Summit.

UNC Hussman students publish work about Olympic athletes with North Carolina ties

August 5, 2021, 3:33 PM
Olympic athletes represent determination, hard work and top-tier levels of graceful, skilled athleticism. They’re also really, really hard to get a hold of — especially during the Olympics. Students in UNC Hussman’s “MEJO 390: Tokyo Olympics” class have been finding that out as they use the Summer School course to cover the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan, which began July 23 and end on Aug. 8, 2021.