April 2010 Archives

What's in your backpack?

What's in your backpack?
"A camera full of my photos from Kenya!" says journalism student Kiya Edwards. From dirt roads in Nakuru to the bustling streets of Nairobi, Edwards recorded many memorable experiences while studying abroad last fall. A multi-talented theatre and broadcast journalism major in the College of Liberal Arts, Kiya attends the U with a full ride of scholarships and a determination to do it all.

The Minnesota Journalism Center hosted the 33rd annual Premack Public Affairs Journalism Awards Program on April 19 at the McNamara Alumni Center. The program, titled "Courageous Journalism in Tough Times," honored six public affairs and opinion journalism winners, the Graven Award winner and the Farr Award winner.

Alumna profile: Sarah McKenzie (B.A. '01)

Sarah McKenzie, editor of the Southwest and Downtown Journals and adjunct instructor at SJMC, discusses her work as a community journalist and offers advice to journalism students.

Read more about the community journalism practicum.

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