Student & Faculty Awards

Student & Faculty Awards2019-12-17T19:58:08-05:00

UMTV Receives 11 Nominations for NBS-AERHo Awards

By: Jabria Roscoe UMTV received 11 nominations in ten different categories from the NBS-AERho National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition. NBS-AERho is a national organization that recognizes the work of college students working toward a career in electronic media. The winners will be announced at the NBS-AERho 78th National Convention, held March 11-14 in Los Angeles. UMTV has been nominated in categories that include Video Feature Segment, Video Newscast (live), Video Newscast (prerecorded), Video Documentary Program, Video Sports Segment, and Video Sports Program. UM senior lecturer and UMTV faculty advisor, [...]

UM Debate Team Advances to Finals at Liberty University Tournament

By: Jabria Roscoe University of Miami’s Policy Debate Team advanced to the final round of the Liberty University (LU) Debate Tournament held Jan. 24-26 in Lynchburg, Virginia. The LU tournament is a nationally ranked annual debate competition. The UM team of Julia Lynch and Zach Homeijer won five of six preliminary debates, earning them a bye into the quarterfinal round where they won a unanimous decision against George Mason University. This set up a semifinal debate against the host, Liberty University, whom Zac and Julia defeated to advance into the [...]

By |February 6, 2020|Communication Studies, School of Communication|

Advertising Professor’s Proposal Wins AAA Research Grant

By: Sabrina Pizziol The SoC’s very own associate professor, Wan-Hsiu “Sunny” Tsai, is a winner of the 2019-2020 American Academy of Advertising Research Fellowship Competition. Her research proposal is one of the five that were selected among hundreds of applicants to receive a $2,500 grant. “It is definitely an honor,” said Tsai. “Especially now that I am trying to establish a new research direction by embracing emerging technological issues like A.I.” Tsai co-authored Interpersonal Communication with Consumers via Humanized Chatbots: Perspectives from China and the U.S.A. alongside Ching-Hua Chuan, research [...]

By |January 29, 2020|Advertising|

UM Student Publications Dominate National Awards Show

University of Miami student publications were recently recognized with top awards at the College Media Association and Associated Collegiate Press Mega College Media Workshop in Washington D.C.   The 2018 Ibis yearbook picked up it 13th Pacemaker Award, while The Miami Hurricane and Distraction magazine were named as Pacemaker finalists. The Ibis was one of three college yearbook Pacemakers. The other two college yearbook Pacemakers were from Loyola Marymount University and Kansas State University. The 2018 Ibis was edited by Alize Ramirez-Canas.   “I am so proud of Alize’s staff continuing [...]

By |January 28, 2020|School of Communication|

UM Debate Team Wins 2020 Social Justice Debates

The University of Miami is the 2020 Social Justice Debates National Champion. The UM team of Angelica Fromer, a senior studying international studies and public advocacy, and Delphine Leoue Ngoko Djomo, a sophomore studying political science, brought home the championship after several rounds of intense debate. The topic for this year was The United States Federal Government should provide direct compensation to African-Americans who descended from slaves as reparations for slavery. “For months, we have been researching and reflecting on race and the legacy of chattel slavery as it impacts [...]

By |January 22, 2020|Communication Studies, School of Communication|

Two UMTV Shows Nominated for College Television Awards

By: Karina Valdes Two UMTV shows, NewsVision and SportsDesk, were each recently nominated for a Television Academy Foundation College Television Award. The College Television Awards recognize excellence in student production, with this year’s nominees selected out of 374 submissions from 112 schools across the nation. NewsVision and SportsDesk are the only two UMTV shows airing live. NewsVision staff were nominated in the News category for their work on MSD Massacre One Year Later. “This recognition impacts everyone who spends countless hours every week volunteering to produce each episode of NewsVision [...]