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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.

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.

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.

Readying Researchers

Renowned mass communication scholars have called Murphy Hall home since its doors opened in 1939. For more than 70 years, faculty members have proposed seminal mass communication theories, directed nationally recognized research facilities and edited some of our field's most cited academic journals. As instructors, they have advised graduate students who have gone on to teach and conduct research at top-tier universities. The School's legacy of producing quality researchers continues today.

MJC Connects Journalists from Europe to Minnesota

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.

University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC) assistant professor Giovanna Dell'Orto has published "Reporting at the Southern Borders: Journalism and Public Debates on Immigration in the U.S. and the E.U."

SJMC Adjunct Instructor Awarded 2013 PRSA Gold Anvil Award

Doug Spong, president of Minneapolis agency Carmichael Lynch Spong and adjunct instructor at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication (SJMC), has been named the recipient of the Public Relations Society of America's 2013 Gold Anvil Award for lifetime achievement in public relations. Spong is the first Minnesotan to be awarded the prize since its inception in 1948.

Faculty Research Spotlight: Brendan R. Watson

We sit down with assistant professor Brendan Watson (Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) to learn more about his research and his thoughts on today's hot topics.

Honoring a Legend

Professor Emeritus and Renowned Media Law and Ethics Scholar Donald M. Gillmor Passes Away.

Reporting the World

Projects by assistant professor Giovanna Dell'Orto explore the role of foreign correspondents in international relations and border journalism

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