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JaNeika James and JaSheika James, both B.S. Telecommunication 2003, are the recipients of a 2019  Sentinel Award for their role as writers for “Depth of Grief,” an episode about HIV/AIDS on Twentieth Century Fox’s “Empire.” The twin sisters now serve as supervising producers for the hit television series. The Sentinel…

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Posted: November 19, 2019

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, is the co-author on two chapters in the new book Communicating Mental Health: History, Contexts, and Perspectives.  The book, to be published on Dec. 15, explores mental health through the lens of…

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Posted: November 18, 2019

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, has been invited to be a grant writing coach for the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). NRMN is a National Institute of Health funded multi-institutional effort that supports research development focusing on…

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Posted: November 14, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication Associate Professor Tim Sorel’s film, “Small Town-Big Dreams” premiered at the U.S. Department of Education Division of English Language Acquisition National Conference in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14. Sorel has been in production with “Small Town-Big Dreams” since the beginning of 2018.…

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Posted: November 14, 2019

Tony Hernandez, B.S. Telecommunication 1997 and Hall of Fame 2019, today will receive the Creative Leadership Award on behalf of Jax Media at the Variety New Leaders Event in New York City. Jax Media, founded in 2011 by Emmy Award-winner Hernandez, Emmy-nominated producer Lilly Burns and John Skidmore, has produced…

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Posted: November 14, 2019

The College of Journalism and Communications is seeking a dynamic and effective Director of the new Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships. The Director will lead a professional development and industry engagement strategy for students, recent alumni and employers – creating and directing a corporate engagement program that identifies and…

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Posted: November 13, 2019

Rachael Jones, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information legal fellow and UF law student Virginia Hamrick, are the authors of “Reporting on NDAs and #MeToo: How the Press May Obtain Standing to Challenge NDAs” published in the American Bar Association’s Communications Lawyer,…

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Posted: November 13, 2019

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is quoted in “The Case for Spoilers” published on Vox.com. Johnson and Judith E. Rosenbaum spent years researching how people react to spoilers. In their latest research, they found that why some people love spoilers and others…

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Posted: November 13, 2019

Raegan Burden, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising lecturer of cultural engagement, will be a keynote panel moderator for Interface 2020 Better Together: Student Teams That Work on April 14, 2020. Ann Christiano, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the Center for Public Interest…

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Posted: November 12, 2019

The UF International Scholars Program is hosting an International Funding Opportunities Info Session for both undergraduate and graduate students. The event will be held as a part of International Education Week. Thursday, November 21 10:40-11:30am UF International Center’s Large Conference Room Learn more at the facebook event page!

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Posted: November 12, 2019

An audio  interview with Yu-Hao Lee about his research on how digital games can help law enforcement officers better detect deception. Training Law Enforcement Officers to Identify Reliable Deception Cues With a Serious Digital Game  

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Posted: November 12, 2019

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, and Jasmine McNealy, CJC Telecommunication associate professor, are quoted in “First, Do No Harm – But How?” published in Phi Delta Kappan on Nov. 6. The article focuses on requests to remove previously…

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Posted: November 8, 2019