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International First Opportunity NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. No internal submissions have been received, so it is now open to the first application submitted. Sponsor: Department of State, U.S. EMBASSY Algiers PAS Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement Key…

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Posted: May 24, 2024

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumna, Serra Sowers, B.S. Journalism 2024, will be one of 29 competitors representing 17 universities from across the U.S. who will compete in the 64th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Writing, Photojournalism, Audio, Television and Multimedia National Championships from June 1-7, 2024. Sowers,…

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Posted: May 23, 2024

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism, 1984 What started as a way for Larry Lancit, B.S. Telecommunication 1970 and Hall of Fame 1992, and his wife, Cecily, to pay the bills in New York in the 1980s evolved into one of the most beloved children’s shows on PBS and is now…

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Posted: May 22, 2024

Jane Bambauer, Brechner Eminent Scholar and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “The ‘Quantum Internet’ (and Why Washington Should Care)” published in POLITICO on May 20. The article focuses on the “quantum internet,” a…

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Posted: May 21, 2024

The spread of “confidentiality” laws throughout the states threatens to lock up government employees for potentially unconstitutional reasons, according to a new study by the Brechner Freedom of Information Project. The Brechner FOI Project is located at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. The paper, “Secrecy on…

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Posted: May 21, 2024

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni Meghan McGlone and Loren Miranda finished third and 13th, respectively, in the 2023-2024 Hearst Journalism Awards Investigative Reporting Competition. Investigative Reporting is one of five competitions in the Writing category. The College finished second overall in the category, with first place…

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Posted: May 20, 2024

By Ashleigh Lucas, Sports@CJC PALM COAST — Nearly 80 golfers descended on The Conservatory at Hammock Beach on Tuesday, May 14 trying to secure one of five spots in the final round of qualifying for the 2024 U.S. Open. Here are some of photos from the competition.   Ashleigh Lucas…

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Posted: May 20, 2024

By Alexander Vafeas, Sports@CJC PALM COAST — Out of golf’s four major championships, none brings unlikely groups of people together quite like the U.S. Open. That was exactly what one could observe while at The Conservatory at Hammock Beach for the first round of Open qualifiers.  Nearly 80 golfers competed…

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Posted: May 19, 2024

By Chandler Hawkes, Sports@CJC PALM COAST — Aiden Byce stepped onto the tee box on a muggy Tuesday morning at The Conservatory at Hammock Beach. But this wasn’t an ordinary round for the 20-year-old Anderson, South Carolina, native. Byce was about to tee off in his first U.S. Open Qualifier…

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Posted: May 19, 2024

By Hannah Mack, Sports@CJC PALM COAST — Although Ty Rucarean graduated from the University of Florida more than 10 years ago, the Gators club cover on his driver shows that Gainesville will always hold a special place in his heart. In mid-May, the Albert head cover was on proud display…

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Posted: May 19, 2024

International First Opportunity NOTE: This is a limited submission and UF can only submit one application. No internal submissions have been received, so it is now open to the first application submitted. Sponsor: Department of State, U.S. Mission to Papua New Guinea Funding Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statement for U.S.…

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Posted: May 17, 2024

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) alumnus Brett Posner-Ferdman, B.S. Journalism 2024 and UF College of Liberal Arts B.A Political Science 2024, recently presented research to scholars and experts in global freedom information at the Global Conference on Transparency Research in Brussels, Belgium. The paper, “Dark Deserts:…

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Posted: May 16, 2024