On Nov. 14, 2013, SJMC welcomed Jonathan Hoffman as the keynote speaker at its annual Fall Forum event for the Professional M.A. in Strategic Communication.
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On Nov. 1, 2013, the Minnesota Journalism Center and the School of Journalism & Mass Communication welcomed 13 European journalists as part of the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.
Programming for the journalists focused around issues of immigration and social media, and drew on both the academic University of Minnesota community as well as Twin Cities media professionals.
On Thursday, October 24, 2013, more than 300 people gathered at the Bell Museum of Natural History on the University of Minnesota campus to hear Alexis Ohanian speak. Ohanian, who co-founded the news aggregate site reddit, is traveling to 75 universities across the country as part of his book tour for "Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed."
Leading First Amendment lawyer James C. Goodale believes President Obama should take a lesson from a page in American history--the Pentagon Papers case--and rethink his approach to conflicts between national security and the First Amendment. Goodale, the author of the new book Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles, delivered the 28th Annual Silha Lecture on Oct. 16, 2013 at the University of Minnesota's Cowles Auditorium.
More than 600 Minnesota high school journalism students filled Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota East Bank campus on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 as part of the Minnesota High School Press Association's annual convention.
On July 19, 2013, Murphy Hall welcomed 40 high school journalism students and 8 high school journalism advisers as part of the National Scholastic Press Association's (NSPA) Summer High School Journalism Workshops. The workshops run for three days.
On April 2, 2013, SJMC welcomed Josie Thomas, Esq., as the keynote speaker at its first Spring Forum event for the Professional M.A. in Strategic Communication.
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team will compete against other teams in the district with its campaign for Glidden paint.
All are invited to watch the team present and cheer them on!
Saturday, April 13
Doors open at 2:15 p.m.
Willey Hall, Room 175
225 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
NSAC challenges students to research, develop, create and pitch an integrated advertising campaign from start to finish.
On Friday, September 28, 2012, SJMC hosts "Careers in Data Journalism," an event which will allow students to explore careers available at the intersection of technology and journalism. The panel discussion will allow students to learn about careers and what action steps are needed to move an interest in data journalism to the next step.
On Friday, July 24, more than 50 student journalists will visit the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication to attend workshops hosted by the National Scholastic Press Association.