College News

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, has been named to the 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellows (WIGF) faculty team. The WIGF program supports interdisciplinary teams of six doctoral student Fellows and their faculty advisors as they conduct…

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Posted: November 15, 2018

By William Clewis, B.S. Journalism 2020 Senior Journalism Major Christopher Cantrell is looking forward to playing for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2019 season. He never played high school basketball. He never played for the Gator basketball team.  Instead, he earned his way to the big leagues through dexterity, quick…

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Posted: November 13, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Political News is Bad for People, Specifically Parents” published on Fatherly.com on Oct. 25. The article looks at the possible impact of watching too much news and the effect that it…

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Posted: November 12, 2018

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, was quoted in “University of Northern Colorado Won’t Release Records Related to Suspended Fraternity” published in the Greeley (Colo.) Tribune on Nov. 7. The article focuses on the University of Northern Colorado’s refusal…

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Posted: November 8, 2018

Dania Alexandrino, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Innovation News Center Spanish-language news manager is the recipient of the 2018 UF International Educator of the Year Award for staff. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions by faculty and staff to the internationalization of the College and the University. Alexandrino…

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Posted: November 7, 2018

Norm Lewis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism associate professor, has been named to the College’s James M. Cox, Jr. Foundation/The Palm Beach Post Professorship in New Media. The professorship was endowed in 1998 by the James M. Cox Foundation and The Palm Beach Post to support…

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Posted: November 7, 2018

Ashleigh Kathryn, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Professional Master’s student, is one of two finalists for the national PRNews PR Student of the Year Award. PRNews will announce the winner and highlight the achievements of the 2018 PR People finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 &…

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Posted: November 6, 2018

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising associate professor, won the 2018 Outstanding Book Award from the National Communication Association (NCA) Communication and Aging Division. Her book, Coping Together Side-By Side: Enriching Mother-Daughter Communication Across the Breast Cancer Journey, will be recognized at the Communication and…

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Posted: November 6, 2018

A “rough-cut” of COJOT: A Second Chance Comes Only Once, a full-length documentary by Boaz Dvir, B.S. Journalism 1988 and M.A.M.C 2008, will be previewed at UF on Nov. 15. Dvir is the writer, director and producer of COJOT, which   follows the life of Michel Cojot-Goldberg, a Nazi hunter, Entebbe…

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Posted: November 6, 2018

Students, faculty, staff and alumni bask in the beautiful weather and tasty barbecue at this year’s Homecoming Tailgate party on Nov. 3. Here are some pictures from the event.  

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Posted: November 6, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Should People Have Called the Cops Over Cesar Sayoc’s MAGA Van?” published on VICE.com on Oct. 31. The article focuses on the van of alleged pipe…

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Posted: November 5, 2018

Stuart Newman, B.S. Journalism 1946 and 1994 Hall of Fame inductee, was featured in “Stuart Newman, 96-Year-Old World War II Veteran, Takes ‘Honor Flight” published in The Miami Herald on Oct. 27. Honor Flight of South Florida organized the free excursion from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, D.C. Newman joined other…

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Posted: November 5, 2018