By Erin O'Gara
Eric Abbott, Greenlee School professor and director of the graduate program, recently won four prestigious awards for his dedication to students, excellence in research and impressive work with international issues.
The Iowa State Daily finished in first place among daily newspapers and took 12 total awards in the SPJ Regional Mark of Excellence Awards announced April 5 at the Iowa State Center.
In addition to being named the best daily college daily in the region, The Daily had four other first-place winners: Kyle Miller (breaking news in the reporting competition); and in photography, Eloisa Perez-Lozano (general news photography); Ross LaDue (feature photography); and Josh Harrell (sports photography).
By Etse Sikanku
Greenlee School students experienced the evolving sense of a “global village” in an academic but fun-filled session where theory met practice. Dr. Daniela Dimitrova's introduction of a novel international collaboration in her JLMC 476/576 World Communication Systems class has enabled students to break national boundaries while learning and sharing about issues in globalization, internet, intercultural cooperation and cultural identity.
By Erin O'Gara
About 30 graduate students, researchers and educators in journalism from Iowa State and the University of Iowa met in a collaborative forum on January 22 at the Scheman Continuing Education Building on the Ames campus.
Michael Whiteford, dean of the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State, made opening remarks about the importance of collaboration between the state's two journalism schools and welcomed the faculty and students from the University of Iowa.
Visions of Freedom will shine bright in The Gallery of the Memorial Union Thursday, Jan. 31 as a kickoff to First Amendment Day, sponsored by the Greenlee School and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Visions of Freedom is a presentation of both dialogue and photograph that tells a story of freedom through individual meanings and encounters. Photographs depicting moments of freedom will be displayed while presenters discuss the depictions of freedom and what it means to them.
Greenlee School students are eligible to receive prestigious internship awards from the Scripps Howard Foundation
The Foundation is furnishing two $3,000 grants with $1,000 scholarships directly to two students who secure an unpaid internship but who also need support to take advantage of the opportunity. The internship experience relates to any emphasis and should be full-time for 10-12 weeks.