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Alumni Spotlight: Stephen Bergerson

After majoring in journalism-advertising track at the University of Minnesota, Stephen Bergerson (B.A., '70) took his interest in advertising to law school at William Mitchell College of Law. The recently retired attorney from Fredrikson & Byron combined those worlds in a way that few had done before. Upon graduation, he created the Twin Cities' first advertising law practice, and enjoyed a 40-year career with an eclectic roster of clients.

Seeing Into the Future

The National Scholastic Press Association is one of the oldest press associations in the country -- and it's educating the next generation of storytellers right in our backyard.

University of Minnesota President Kaler Visits Murphy Hall

On Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler visited the School of Journalism & Mass Communication on his quest to visit every department at the University.

Murphy Reporter Wins 5 MMPA Awards

The Murphy Reporter, the alumni magazine of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication, was honored with five awards at the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association's annual gala on Nov. 7, 2013.

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 hosts high school journalism students

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.

UMN SJMC Announces Formation of Magazine Club

In fall 2013, the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) created its first-ever Magazine Club.

In fall 2013, the Alliance for Women in Media's Minnesota chapter launched a student-led affiliate. The group aims to expand opportunities for women students to interact with experienced leaders in the media industry.

Jillian Ryks Joins SJMC Student Services

The School of Journalism & Mass Communication is pleased to announce that Jillian Ryks has joined SJMC staff as student personnel coordinator for the undergraduate program.

This fall, students from a number of departments around the University of Minnesota -- from journalism to art history and design -- will work to create an iPad app for the Goldstein Museum of Design. Located on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus, the Goldstein is one of the best-known fashion museums in the world and spans collections in all facets of design, including fashion, textile, architecture, furniture and conceptual design.

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