March 2009 Archives
Ph.D. candidate Soyoen Cho's dissertation proposal has been selected for the 2009 American Academy of Advertising Dissertation Competition Award. Congratulations Soyoen!
Stephen Maturen, First Place, Photojournalism, $2,000 award
Matthew Mead, Eighth Place, Photojournalism, $500 award
McKenna Ewen, Ninth Place, Broadcast (Television), $500 award
The Hearst Journalism Awards Program is presented annually under the auspices of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) with full-funding by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. The program's mission is to encourage and support excellence in journalism and journalism education in America's colleges and universities.
Schwitzer recently made headlines with his findings for the Kaiser Family Foundation Report on the state of health journalism. Watch an interview with Schwitzer about the Kaiser report.
An interdisciplinary research project focusing on neuroscience and marijuana, led by assistant professor Marco Yzer and professor Ron Faber, gives students early hands-on research experience.