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Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications  STEM Translational Communication Center director, along with three team members, received funding to participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) SPeeding Research-tested INTerventions (SPRINT) program. The SPRINT program trains scientists and engineers to expedite the transfer or commercialization of cancer…

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Posted: December 11, 2017

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) faculty members have received UF Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Population Science (CPS) awards to support two pilot projects. Jordan Alpert, Advertising assistant professor, will serve as principal investigator and Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund, will…

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Posted: December 7, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, is the author of “A Free Press Shouldn’t Stop at the Schoolyard” published on CNN’s new Free Press: What’s at Stake special section featuring opinions on press freedom. In the article,…

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Posted: November 29, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication junior Laurel Biddy has received the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Richard Eaton Foundation Award. Biddy was one of nine students from seven different campuses that were awarded scholarships in the BEA 2018-2019 competition. The winners were selected by the BEA Scholarship…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Creating An Interconnected Movie ‘Universe’ is Proving Tougher Than it Looks: Just Ask DC and Universal” published on CNBC on Nov. 26. The article focuses…

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Posted: November 28, 2017

Jennifer Ford is the new University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Distance Education Marketing and Communications Director. In her new role, Ford will direct and oversee the design of all messaging with prospects, applicants, current students, and alumni for CJC Distance Education programs. Previously she served as the senior graphic…

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Posted: November 27, 2017

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Media Effects and Technology Lab was featured in “VR for Social Good” published on the UF web site on Nov. 14. The article features the first course developed by Sri Kalyanaraman, Journalism professor and director of the Media Effects and Technology…

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Posted: November 27, 2017

Herbert Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism lecturer, is the author of “How Students Use Service Learning to Cover Diverse Communities” published in MediaShift on Nov. 13. In the article, Lowe focuses on the multimedia packages created by Marquette University Journalism students in honor of the…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor Amy Jo Coffey has been named to the Fulbright Specialist Roster for 2017-2020. This U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Twitter, Snapchat: Redesigns and Risks Go Hand in Hand” featured on CBS News MoneyWatch on Nov. 14. The report focuses on how Twitter and Snapchat…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Drea Cornejo was selected for the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Dave Martin Student Grant. The $1,000 grant, named after longtime Associated Press photographer David “Mullet” Martin, who passed away suddenly on Jan. 1, 2014 while on assignment in Atlanta, is awarded…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “Civil Pro/Con Debate: Should White Supremacists Be Allowed to Speak and Hold Rallies on Public College Campuses?” published in the Huffington Post on Nov. 6.…

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Posted: November 13, 2017