College News

Iman Zawahry, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer is featured in “Meet Filmmaker Iman Zawahry, One of UF’s Inspirational Women” published on hercampus.com on March 26. Zawahry is recognized for her dedication to empowering Muslim-American women and portraying them in a positive light in her films.…

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Posted: March 26, 2019

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 “Could 2019 Be the Year of the Social Media Influencer?” broadcast on WKMG News 6, Orlando’s CBS television affiliate. The story focuses on the possible…

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Posted: March 26, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Trump Wants Appeals Court to Let Him Block Critics” on Twitter published on Bloomberg News on March 24. The article focuses on a federal judge’s ruling…

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Posted: March 25, 2019

Janice Krieger, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) director, and STCC postdoctoral Associate Elizabeth Flood-Grady, postdoctoral Research Fellow Samantha Paige, undergraduate Research Assistant Zack Savitsky, and doctoral students Donghee Lee and Rachel Damiani collaborated on “A Pilot Study Determining Comprehension and the Acceptability…

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Posted: March 25, 2019

Myiah Hutchens, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations assistant professor, is the author of “Political Discussion Online: Intersections Between Interpersonal Communication and Technology” a chapter published in Reflections on Interpersonal Communication Research, 2019. In the book chapter, Hutchens describes her research about political communication online, highlighting…

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Posted: March 25, 2019

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was quoted in “Trump Praises First Amendment a Day After Attacking ‘Phony’ Press” published in The Washington Post on March 21. The article features President Trump’s executive order supporting…

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Posted: March 22, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications student journalists were honored in the annual National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho (NBS-AERho) 2018-19 National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Awards competition. Honorees include: Video Feature Package: Winner, Dolores Hinckley, “Inspiring Cover Girl” Video Feature Segment: Winner, Alexa Lorenzo, “Python Hunters” Video Magazine…

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Posted: March 22, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Phillip Arceneaux was awarded a Milton Wolf Emerging Scholar Fellowship to attend the 2019 Milton Wolf Seminar on Media and Diplomacy in Vienna, Austria from April 23-26. The theme of the seminar is “The New Global Media (Dis)order in International…

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Posted: March 22, 2019

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 “What the GRE Test Is and How to Prepare” published in U.S. News and World Report on March 19. The article focuses on the value…

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Posted: March 22, 2019

In the wake of the 2018 midterm elections and a statewide ban on greyhound racing, more than 7,000 dogs needed new homes. The need for adoption was immediate, and word had to spread fast. Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications advertising students, senior Nala Velez and juniors…

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Posted: March 21, 2019

By Tracy Wright, B.S. Public Relations 1999 In her young life, Journalism junior Mackenzie Behm has already been through a lifetime of adversity, triumph and success. Growing up in an abusive household, the one thing she maintains is that she does not allow her setbacks to define her. Rather, she…

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Posted: March 21, 2019

WUFT-TV/FM and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) today were honored with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Community Lifeline Award for providing extensive coverage and non-stop emergency information during Hurricanes Michael, Irma and Matthew. The Community Lifeline Award recognizes public media stations that provide outstanding service to their…

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Posted: March 19, 2019