The inaugural installment of the James Hoffman Family Endowed Speaker Series was launched in late March with Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the Associated Press, speaking to journalism students about the First Amendment. Pruitt became president and CEO of the AP in July 2012 after serving as a member of AP’s board of directors since 2003.
Last week, more than 160 University of Miami School of Communication students, faculty, and alumni filled the Frances L. Wolfson courtyard to mingle with industry leaders and network with specialists in film, multimedia, design, public relations, journalism, and various other communication fields.
Professors and students from University of Miami School of Communication are joining forces with digital media organizations, universities, and civil rights groups from all over the country to begin documenting the increase of hate speech, specifically on social media, following the 2016 presidential election.
University of Miami School of Communication is hosting a screening of the social documentary Liberty Square: Power, History, and Race in Miami, on Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. The screening takes place during Associate Professor Sigman Splichal’s Seminar in News Ethics and Problems class. It will be followed by a Q&A panel featuring the producer of the film, alumnus Dr. Moses Shumow, Ph.D.
If you’re planning your next step after graduation, stop by University of Miami School of Communication’s Third Annual Communication Meet-Up on March 22. This annual recruiting and networking event connects students and alumni with professionals from a variety of communication fields.
The 2016 Ibis yearbook edited by Emily Eidelman was named a Yearbook Pacemaker Finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press at the University of Minnesota in Jan. 2017.