Students Attend Magazine Summit with National Editors

More than two dozen SJMC magazine students showed up the morning of Thursday April 17, 2014 for a lively and informative breakfast session -- titled "Would this Editor Hire You?" -- at the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association's 2014 Summit & Expo.

SJMC Alumni Society Board Hosts All-Alumni Meeting

The School of Journalism & Mass Communication Alumni Society Board invites all SJMC alumni to its annual meeting, to be held Tuesday, June 10 from noon-1:30 at McNamara Alumni Center.

At the 2014 American Academy of Advertising Conference, held March 27-30, 2014 in Atlanta, graduate students and faculty from the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication presented papers and took home top awards.

1943 alumnus Bob Fransen will receive the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication Alumni Society Board's Award for Excellence on April 30, 2014, as part of the School's annual Spring Showcase event.

Faculty Research Spotlight: Jisu Huh

We sat down with associate professor Jisu Huh (Ph.D., University of Georgia) to learn more about her research and hot topics in advertising.

Alumni Spotlight: K. "Vish" Viswanath

A man with many titles, K. "Vish" Viswanath (M.A., '86; Ph.D., '90) is a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, a faculty member with the Center for Community-Based Research at Harvard's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and faculty director of the health communication core at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC). At the DF/HCC, he also holds roles as the leader of the Cancer Risk and Disparities program and founding director of the DF/HCC's Enhancing Communications for Health Outcomes Laboratory. In addition, he continues to lead important health communication research and mentor the next generation of health communication scholars.

Crisis Communication Expert Visits Murphy Hall

Crisis communication expert and author James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA will visit Murphy Hall on Tuesday, March 4 for two free events related to crisis communication.

University of Minnesota President Kaler Visits Murphy Hall

On Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler visited the School of Journalism & Mass Communication on his quest to visit every department at the University.

Associate professor Dona Schwartz's latest project "On the Nest" has been promoted in media outlets around the world and now, in the past week, has garnered attention from the Huffington Post, Slate and The Daily Mail.

Students Create Magazine About Millenials

Students enrolled in the fall 2013 class Magazine Editing & Production have created a magazine all about millenials.