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Lisa Ling to deliver 40th Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Lisa Ling to deliver 40th Bucksbaum lecture at Drake University

Acclaimed journalist Lisa Ling will deliver the 40th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the Knapp Center, 2525 Forest Ave. A book signing will immediately follow the event. The lecture is free and open to the public; no...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 10, 2018

Good luck on finals and have a restful winter break!  — The faculty and staff of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Apply to run OnPaintedStreet The application is now open to run the student-led OnPaintedStreet Instagram account during the spring semester: https://goo.gl/forms/zpbHkl2UUYZifQlo1 Broadcast, digital journalism scholarships available The application window for Radio Television Digital...

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SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 3, 2018

Learn more about working abroad Discover a new culture, teach English, and get paid. No prior teaching or language skills are required. Drake International is offering information sessions on opportunities for May graduates who are interested in living and working at partner institutions in China or Kosovo. See drake.edu/workingworldwide for details. Working Worldwide Information Sessions Monday, Dec....

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SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 26, 2018

Pulitzer-winning Drake alum to speak tonight Tom Hallman Jr., JO’77, a Pulitzer Prize-winning feature writer for the Portland Oregonian, will be on campus this week (Nov. 26-28) as the 2018-2019 E. T. Meredith Visiting Professional. Hallman will visit classes and deliver a public lecture tonight (Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library...

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Pulitzer-winning Drake SJMC alum to speak Nov. 26

Tom Hallman Jr., a 1977 Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication alum and a Pulitzer Prize-winning feature writer for the Portland Oregonian, will speak on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library Reading Room, 2725 University Ave. During “An Evening of Storytelling,” Hallman will share his stories, discuss the art of...

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Drake student journalism work wins national honors

Drake Magazine has received the top award in college journalism, winning a national Pacemaker honor at the recent Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association convention in Louisville, Ky. Urban Plains, the multimedia website produced by Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication seniors, also won Associated Collegiate Press awards: Second place, multimedia feature: Urban Plains, Katherine...