College News

Myiah Hutchens, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations assistant professor, was quoted in “Dis-United States: Biden’s Team Faces Reality of Rule During Trumpism” published in the South China Morning Post on Nov. 16. The article focuses on the recent Presidential election and the impact of possible…

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Posted: November 17, 2020

Frank LoMonte, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information director, is quoted in “The Public Has a Right to Weigh in at Government Meetings. Does Playing Voicemails All Night Cut It?” published on South Florida public radio station WLRN-FM’s website. The story focuses…

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Posted: November 16, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Parler Social Media Users Double in Week After Election” published on wptv.com. The story focuses on the social media app Parler that…

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Posted: November 16, 2020

Visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Internships to learn about all 55 career-advancing opportunities, including 20 full-time, paid, remote internships in program development and 30 fellowships in disciplines such as directing, animation, casting, interactive media and more! Additionally, the Foundation offers the Star Trek Command Training Program, founded in partnership with CBS Studios, which provides…

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Posted: November 13, 2020

The BWI Scholarship Fund was created to honor undergraduate college students—any major or course of study—who demonstrate a passion for the field of boating media and have a clear career goal to pursue this field. Applications may be downloaded at https://www.bwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/bwi-aim-2021-scholarship-application.pdf and will be accepted through January 15th, 2021. If you would…

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Posted: November 13, 2020

Sri Kalyanaraman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor and CJC Media Effects and Technology Lab director, is the co-author of “Your Own Worst Enemy: Implications of the Customization, and Destruction, on Non-Player Characters” published in CHI PLAY ’20: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction…

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Posted: November 12, 2020

Roxane Coche, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Sports Journalism and Communication associate director and Telecommunication assistant professor, is the recipient of the 2020 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) New Faculty Research Grant. The BEA’s grant seeks to promote scholarship through achievement by untenured broadcast and electronic media faculty. Coche…

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Posted: November 12, 2020

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications graduate students are the recipients of 2020 UF International Student Achievement Awards. Sunny Yufan Qin, Angela Mu, Camilo Giraldo Gallo, Julia Hyehyun Kim and Ekaterina Romanova will be honored at a virtual ceremony on Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m. The UF…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Rachel Grant, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism assistant professor, will be the moderator for a UF Virtual Ethics Café presentation on Reparations on Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. Grant will lead a discussion on the ethical issues raised by the question of reparations for Black descendants…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Benjamin Johnson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “Media for Coping During COVID-19 Social Distancing: Stress, Anxiety and Psychological Well-Being” published in Frontiers in Psychology on Nov. 10. Johnson, Allison Eden, Leonard Reinecke and Sara Grady, using data from a cross-sectional…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, is part of a group of UF researchers who have teamed up with Chicago-based animation company Tiny Docs to create two cartoon videos for children with anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD,…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Matt Duffy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Master’s student, is featured in “Born Zillennial: UF Graduate Student Creates Viral Online Community” published in The Independent Florida Alligator on Nov. 8. Duffy created the Born Zillennial Facebook Group as part of a semester-long project for his Social Media…

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Posted: November 10, 2020