Tianyi Xu traveled across the globe to exercise her passion for meaningful research. She found her perfect fit at the University of Miami School of Communication.
Now completing her last semester, graduation marks the next step in advancing her passion for family and computer-mediated communication research.
Xu’s interest in bettering communication within families undergoing difficult circumstances grew from personal experience.
Finding one’s passion before graduating high school is rare, but Rebekah Chung is an outstanding exception. After one special trip to the movies, the School of Communication senior uncovered her love for production.
At the 70th Annual Student Media Awards, University of Miami’s student media outlets were recognized for achievements during the 2018-2019 academic year. The ceremony also acknowledged an exceptional alumnus of the School of Communication Department of Journalism and Media Management who has made an impact in the media profession. Javier Morgado, B.S.C. ’98, received the 2019 South Florida Communicator of the Year award for his contributions to the field.
On April 30th, the University of Miami School of Communication is hosting the 70th Annual Student Media Awards. The ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of UM’s student media during the 2018-2019 academic year, including Distraction Magazine, UMTV programs, Ibis Yearbook, and The Miami Hurricane.
Most wouldn’t expect a middle-aged man wearing a set of pastel-blue women’s scrubs, a floral scarf and a so-obviously fake wig to be prancing loudly around their public library, with a cameraman capturing his every move. But hey, this is Miami – anything’s possible.