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Thursday August 11th

Unc School Of Media And Journalism


	Carol Pardun, of the University of South Carolina, will have her open forum Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Gerrard Hall.

UNC journalism school names finalists for new dean

As another state appropriations cut threatens to pinch the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s ability to remain relevant in an ever-evolving media industry, the school’s dean search committee selected three finalists well-versed in making the most of lean budgetary times.

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Journalism school names inductees to halls of fame

Six individuals will be inducted into the N.C. Halls of Fame in Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations at the Carolina Inn on April 10. In addition to those awards, the N.C. Halls of Fame also award the Next Generation Leadership Award, intended to honor individuals who represent the next generation of leadership in their fields. This year’s recipients are Bill Goodwyn and David Oakley.

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Two UNC Photojournalism seniors take Hearst Awards

Margaret Cheatham Williams and Arkasha Stevenson placed first and second in the 51st annual Hearst Awards multimedia competition’s features category. Their work was chosen out of 68 entries coming from 40 schools for the Hearst Awards, national prizes known as the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism. Williams, who placed first with her entry “Goodnight Moon,” will receive a $2,600 scholarship.

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Roush named N.C. Professor of the Year in nation's capital

Chris Roush, the founding director of the Carolina Business News Initiative at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, received the N.C. Professor of the Year award Thursday in Washington D.C. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education selected Roush, the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in business journalism, from a field of more than 300 top professors in the United States.

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	Jean Folkerts will step down as dean of the journalism school June 30.

Jean Folkerts to step down as journalism dean

Jean Folkerts will step down June 30 as dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Folkerts will, for the first time in her career, not have to balance her research with administrative duties. And she will leave a legacy of balancing the practice and study of journalism not only in her career but in the journalism school, as well.

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The Loreleis sing Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Journalism school celebrates 100 years

On Sept. 9, 1909, English professor Edward Kidder Graham kicked off a rich tradition of journalism at UNC with English 16, a news writing course taught in Playmakers Theater. One hundred years later, students and faculty members gathered Wednesday in front of Carroll Hall to mark the anniversary.In that century, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication has undergone significant changes, attempting to broaden the skill sets of its graduates and adapt to new media technology.

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