University of Miami School of Communication recently named the Robert & Lauren Mann Broadcast Center in honor of alumnus Robert “Bob” Mann, B.A. ’70, who is being recognized for his unwavering support of the university for more than 30 years. The dedication ceremony takes place on Friday, December 2, at 3:30 p.m. in the courtyard of the Frances L. Wolfson Building.
Steven Joel Sotloff was a devoted journalist, whose passion for his craft took him to faraway places to cover important stories and dangerous conflicts. In September of 2014, he lost his life at the hands of ISIS militants after being kidnapped.
This past year, alumni, parents, and friends of the University of Miami have invested their time and money to help make extraordinary enhancements in the lives our students. Watch this special report produced by our very own School of Communication students at our UMTV studios.
Television director and producer David Nutter, who has directed hit television shows including Game of Thrones, Homeland and Entourage, has given a significant gift to support the School of Communication’s First Feature Film Fund, as part of the University of Miami’s Momentum2 campaign.
Starting this fall, viewers throughout Coral Gables will see something very different when they tune in to the University of Miami School of Communication’s award-winning UMTV cable channel. With more than $1 million in new high-end cameras, equipment and software in its studios, the station will soon broadcast shows and newscasts in full 1080p high-definition.
The S.L. Harrison Memorial Scholarship Fund has been formed to honor Professor Stanley “Stan” L. Harrison, a beloved faculty member who imparted his love of writing to hundreds of School of Communication students. The Scholarship Fund awards assistance for tuition and expenses to deserving public relations students in the SoC who demonstrate a passion for writing.