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FCB creative force Susan Fowler Credle ’85 to deliver MJ-school’s Spring 2018 Commencement address

November 23, 2017, 9:00 AM
Susan Fowler Credle ’85 — global chief creative officer of advertising giant FCB and a creative powerhouse in the field — will deliver the 2018 Spring Commencement address to graduates of the UNC School of Media and Journalism on Saturday, May 12, at 3:30 p.m. in Carmichael Arena.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Pailin Wedel '04

November 22, 2017, 12:08 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with founder of TwentyFifty Productions, 2017 Whicker’s World Funding Award winner and MJ-school alumna Pailin Wedel '04.

MJ-school Professor Seth Noar honored with J. Mayhew Derryberry Award

November 17, 2017, 11:44 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar received the prestigious J. Mayhew Derryberry Award at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Atlanta.

Carolina PRSSA to co-host 2018 Southeastern Regional Conference with NC State

November 16, 2017, 9:05 AM
The National Public Relations Student Society of America selected Carolina PRSSA and North Carolina State University PRSSA chapters to host the 2018 Southeastern Regional Conference.

Six MJ-school students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society

November 15, 2017, 12:40 PM
Phi Beta Kappa, the prestigious academic honorary society founded in 1776, recently inducted six students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism as new members.

UNC at 103rd annual NCA conference in Dallas

November 15, 2017, 11:09 AM
Seven faculty members and graduate students will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Nov. 16-19, 2017, at the 103rd annual National Communication Association (NCA) conference in Dallas, Texas.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Alexandra Rizk Keane '14

November 10, 2017, 11:59 AM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with MJ-school alumna and film producer, writer, editor and the founder of independent production company Rizk Pictures, Alexandra Rizk Keane '14.

Q&A with NC Votes coordinator Ryan Thornburg

November 8, 2017, 4:58 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Reese Felts Distinguished Associate Professor Ryan Thornburg is the driving force behind the creation of NC Votes, a web-based project that turns voting data into public insights about voting and elections in North Carolina.

UNC MJ-school launches revamped curriculum in Fall 2017

November 7, 2017, 11:19 AM
Beginning Fall 2017, the UNC School of Media and Journalism will now offer two areas of study — Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism — within its bachelor of arts in media and journalism.

MJ-school students sweep national 'Picturing Freedom' poster design contest on human trafficking

November 2, 2017, 9:49 AM
Posters on the subject of human trafficking designed by UNC School of Media and Journalism seniors Justin Wynn, Mary Catherine Young and Janie Price were recently awarded Grand Prize, First Prize and Honorable Mention respectively in a nationwide competition hosted by ArtWorks for Freedom — a sweeping win encompassing every category available to students.