For five days, the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) and Minnesota Journalism Center, in partnership with the Minnesota International Center, welcomed 14 European journalists as part of the U.S. Department of State's Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.
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On Friday, Oct. 31, the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) will welcome 14 international journalists as part of the U.S. Department of State's Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. SJMC has been part of the program since its inception in 2006.
On October 1, 2014, the University of Minnesota welcomed Isabel Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of the ambitious historical work "The Warmth of Other Suns." Wilkerson lectured about her work at a sold-out event, which took place at Coffman Memorial Union.
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.
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.
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.