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Normally, when someone decides to major in journalism, they put themselves on a track to a rigorously competitive field that is undergoing massive restructuring in the wake of the digital age, leading to frequent layoffs and looming uncertainty of the entire industry's role in the 21st century.

No pressure.

Despite the competition being fiercer than ever, the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communication is staring right back at the problem and is implementing solutions to meet the challenges posed by the transforming industry.

Graduate Student Earns Prestigious Job Placement

Alexander Vlisides, a student of the M.A./J.D. dual-degree program through the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication and the Law School, has been hired as a law clerk for Chief Judge Edward J. Cleary of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, where he will begin working in August 2015.

Graduate Students Represent Minnesota at AEJMC

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is the premiere conference for mass communication researchers and the best showcase for up-and-coming researchers and graduate students.

On May 6, 2014, the Society of Professional Journalists announced its annual Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards, which honors the best collegiate journalism from the previous year. A number of SJMC students were honored with MOE awards through their work with the Minnesota Daily.

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.

Students Create Magazine About Millenials

Students enrolled in the fall 2013 class Magazine Editing & Production have created a magazine all about millenials.

School's Out For Summer

SJMC students embark on life-changing experiences before their senior year.

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.

Heewon Im Wins 2014 Casey Dissertation Award

Ph.D. student Heewon Im has been awarded the Ralph D. Casey Dissertation Research Award.

Students Create Campaign for Minnesota Timberwolves

A campaign for the Minnesota Timberwolves created in the fall 2012 Strategic Communication Case Analysis class at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication is now making its way to television.

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