Ten years ago, Professor Joseph B. Treaster led The New York Times’ coverage of Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst disasters in American history.
Seventy-six students from 20 countries on five continents came together with three major global partners in Salzburg, Austria this month with one shared goal: to discover how digital media can tackle issues of both local and global concern.
Professor Joseph B. Treaster, in the Department of Journalism and Media Management, worked as a reporter and foreign correspondent for The New York Times for more than 30 years before joining the University of Miami faculty. After coming to Miami, he edited The Times’ Eye of the Storm hurricane blog, managed a team of weather experts around the country and wrote frequently for Eye of the Storm.
Edward Julbe, professor and faculty adviser to SportsDesk, is the recipient of the 2015 Robert and Christine Staub Faculty Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Effective Teaching at the University of Miami School of Communication.
For more than two decades, Alan Prince drilled School of Communication students at the University of Miami in journalistic writing, editing and history. To each class, say students, faculty and administrators, he brought a keen sense of integrity, knowledge and professional know-how.
Almost 90 percent of restaurant workers in the United States do not have access to paid sick days.
Unsavory, a new mobile game available for iOS and Android devices, lets players take the role of these workers preparing food to see if they can survive a month on the job while sick.