University of Miami School of Communication alumnus Dave Aizer spoke with students on Oct. 14 about his experience in the media industry. He has worked at Nickelodeon, American Idol, WE, The Onion News Network, Spike TV, TruTv and is now at The CW.
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.
A team of University of Miami professors and students, both grad and undergrad, teamed up with Special Olympics for the World Games this past summer in Los Angeles. For the nine student interns, the majority of the work came before the Games even started, as they documented the first ever Unified Relay Across America, a run of the torch all the way across the country.
The Miami Hurricane, UM’s student-run newspaper, won first place in two categories at the 21st annual Sunshine State Awards held on Saturday, August 15. Winning the top award for Best Student Publication (High Frequency) and Best Website (High Frequency), The Miami Hurricane staff’s hard work was recognized during the statewide contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter.
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.
Twenty-three years after graduating the University of Miami, the ties that drew School of Communication alumna, Jeanne Wolf A.B. ’61, to her alma mater ran deep. That spring of 1984, she established the Jeanne Wolf Scholarship Fund — an award to help make a UM education accessible to a deserving School of Communication student.