College News

Norm Lewis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate professor of Journalism who does research on media ethics, was quoted in “Moonlighting of Florida Legislative Aides May Pose Conflicts” published online in US News & World Report Best States section on Dec. 8. The article focuses on Florida…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Frank LoMonte, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information was quoted in “Criminal Charges Rare in Public Records Violations” published in the Palm Beach Post on Dec. 8. The article focuses on the lack of criminal charges against public officials…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, was recently elected to the AcademyHealth Translation and Dissemination Institute Advisory Committee.​ AcademyHealth is the leading national organization for health services research and policy. The Institute helps the field of health services…

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Posted: December 12, 2017

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 Journalism adjunct faculty member Ronnie Lovler, MAMC 2008, is the author of the chapter “Journalist: Don’t Shoot” published in Alone Together: Tales of Sisterhood and Solitude in Latin America. Alone Together is a rich anthology of women’s voices from around the world as…

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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

At KIND we have discovered a real difference between what it means to be nice and what it means to be kind. Nice is polite but not always what we need to hear. Kind is honest and stands its ground. Now, more than ever, that extra effort is required to…

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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