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SJMC Monday Memo | April 12, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | April 12, 2021

Celebrate our spring 2021 award and scholarship winners! Each spring the SJMC celebrates students selected for special awards and future scholarships, so join us in congratulating some outstanding students over the next few weeks. The Joe Patrick Green Eyeshade Award honors former SJMC assistant dean and editing professor Joe R. Patrick and recognizes outstanding copy...

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Drake SJMC senior honored in national personality profile competition

Drake SJMC senior honored in national personality profile competition

Carson J.S. Reichardt, a Drake senior news major, has placed in the top 20 in the personality profile contest of the national Hearst journalism competition. His profile of Iowa state auditor Rob Sand appeared in Urban Plains, the multimedia website created by the magazine media, multimedia journalism and digital media production seniors. Reichardt is also...

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SJMC Monday Memo | April 5, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | April 5, 2021

Go All In to help Drake SJMC! This week is Drake’s annual All In giving challenge, April 8-9 (Thursday-Friday): https://all-in.drake.edu/.  During this 24-hour campaign we will have two alumni challenge matches for SJMC. Suzanne BeDell, JO’ 81, will be matching all gifts to our Meredith Hall renovation up to $5,000.  And Lynn and Phyllis Matson, JO ’69, LA ’69,...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 29, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | March 29, 2021

International students hosting market this week The international students association is sponsoring an international market with food on Helmick Commons on Saturday, April 3 at 6 p.m.: https://www.facebook.com/events/903294073740070 Record your stories for All In Be on the lookout for Drake’s All-In event, happening April 8-9: https://all-in.drake.edu/.  During this 24-hour campaign for Drake we will have two alumni...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 15, 2021

Deadline to declare change of major Monday, March 29 is the deadline to declare/change a major ahead of advising season. Contact SJMC dean’s assistant Mallory Quinn with any questions. Respond to the Drake Student Survey The Drake Student Survey provides valuable feedback to the University and to Drake SJMC about the student experience. It drives changes and also provides information...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 8, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | March 8, 2021

First Amendment trial being held at Drake Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri is scheduled to go on trial starting today, Monday, March 8, at the Drake Legal Clinic. Her trial will be livestreamed at live.drake.edu. Sahouri was arrested last summer while covering the Black Lives Matter protests in Des Moines. Andrea’s alma mater, Columbia Journalism...

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Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

Drake SJMC chosen for Scripps Howard internship program

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication has been chosen as a partner institution for the Scripps Howard Foundation summer journalism internship program, joining about 20 other universities around the country. The foundation seeks to help students obtain real-life industry experience, and is especially interested in helping to diversify the journalism field. As a Scripps...

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SJMC Monday Memo | March 1, 2021

SJMC Monday Memo | March 1, 2021

Scripps Howard Internship Scholarship available for summer 2021 The Drake SJMC has been chosen as a partner institution for the Scripps Howard Foundation summer journalism internship program, joining about 20 other universities around the country. The foundation seeks to help students obtain real-life industry experience, and is especially interested in helping to diversify the journalism...