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School of Communication Student Selected For New York Times Student Journalism Institute

By: Bianca De Paz Tre’Vaughn Howard, a senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science, was selected for The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, which is being held remotely for Spring 2021. The Student Journalism Institute brings aspiring journalists together from across the world to learn to produce material that meets the standards of the most prominent and demanding news organization in the nation. Howard, a reporter for UMTV and a member of the President’s 100, was thrilled to find out that he was selected to participate in the [...]

Blackness and Anti-Blackness in American Public Life

By: Bianca De Paz The School of Communication, The Center for the Humanities, The Africana Studies Program and the American Studies Program have come together to host an event to discuss the effects of racism, particularly anti-Blackness, which has been under attack in the world, especially within our country.   The event will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, March 31st from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Scholars such as Dr. Lisa M Corrigan, Dr. Anjali Vats, and Dr. Alfred L. Martin Jr will engage questions about the relationship of racial identity to social movements, media production, and intellectual property.   With a welcome from School of Communication Dean Karin [...]

2021-03-25T15:05:57-04:00March 16, 2021|Uncategorized|

Alumnus Tim Sparks writes and directs HBO film “AMARAICA”

By: Bianca De Paz Master of Fine Arts alumnus, a writer and director of the multiple award-winning film, Tim Sparks, recently worked on his latest full feature, “AMARAICA.” The movie, which takes place in Texas, California, and Mexico, will be streaming on HBO in September 2021. At the time, Sparks created this film due to the U.S. government’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ child separation policy at Mexico's border. Since he is a father and having dealt with this personally in the past with his own undocumented family members, he felt that this was a story that he really connected to.   “As [...]

2021-02-18T13:10:21-05:00February 16, 2021|Motion Pictures, School of Communication|