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Tuesday October 19th

Unc School Of Media And Journalism


Candidate for J-School dean visiting for second time

Susan King, a candidate for dean of UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is visiting the University for the second time today. King was the fourth and final candidate to be interviewed by the search committee charged with replacing Jean Folkerts, who stepped down today.

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	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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