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Jordan Alpert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, is the co-author of “Patient Access to Clinical Notes in Oncology: A Mixed Method Analysis of Oncologists’ Attitudes to Linguistic Characteristics Towards Notes” published in Patient Education and Counseling in May 2019. Alpert, and co-authors Bonny Morris, Maria…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

Imani Jackson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information legal fellow, is the author of “Fish Island Victory Reflects Interest Convergence” published in the St. Augustine Record on Aug. 3. Jackson focuses on recently approved Florida Forever preservation funding for Fish Island, an…

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Posted: August 7, 2019

Austin Vining, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Graduate Research Fellow and doctoral student, received first place in the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy inaugural James R. Cleary Prize. The competition honors papers published in 2018 that most creatively…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

Veteran Washington Post journalist Miranda Spivack is joining the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications‘ Brechner Center for Freedom of Information on a year-long fellowship to work with journalism students on investigative reporting projects spotlighting issues of government secrecy. Spivack began work Aug. 1 in a newly created…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

“Peak Florida,” created by students in the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications fall 2018 Environmental Journalism course, was honored by the Society of Environmental Journalists’ (SEJ) with an SEJ Award for Reporting on the Environment. The multimedia project received third place in the inaugural Ray Reece “Excellence…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) doctoral student Daniel Pimentel’s virtual reality climate science simulation was featured in “TESI Grant Recipient Brings Middle Schoolers to Antarctica Using Virtual Reality” published on the Florida Museum of Natural History website on July 9. The 10-minute interactive experience, “Virtual Climate…

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Posted: August 5, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations Associate Professor Carma Bylund is part of a research team that received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to evaluate simple interventions aimed at health care providers and parents that could substantially boost vaccine rates…

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Posted: July 31, 2019

Pro Master’s students Zulema Labra, Natalie Martinez, Shelby Schwartz and Macey Wilson created “AI and the Little Guy,” a site focused on on how artificial intelligence can be used in agriculture to help farmers. https://aiandthelittleguy.wixsite.com/home    

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Posted: July 28, 2019

Pro Master’s students Mallory Cross, Madison Levine, Sara Ribicoff and Keri Shapiro produced “Power of the Pronoun,” a platform that educates and advocates for the needs, rights and inclusivity of non-binary and transgender individuals within the medical community. http://powerofthepronoun.com/  

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Posted: July 28, 2019

Three positions currently posted: New: Account Director at The Agency Associate Professor in Cancer Communication and Translation Post-Doctoral Associate, STEM Translational Communication Center   For more visit: www.jou.ufl.edu/join-us

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Posted: July 26, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications‘ Brechner Center for Freedom of Information Director Frank LoMonte commented on a federal appeals court decision affirming a student publication’s free press rights, in “Even ‘Offensive’ Publications Have Free Press Rights,” published on July 25 in Inside Higher Ed. The U.S. Court…

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Posted: July 26, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Easton Wollney was one of 30 students selected from a national pool of applicants for the National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar. She was one of only 12 selected for the program’s Communication Studies section. Wollney is in her…

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Posted: July 26, 2019