Category: SJMC Feature


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...


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...


SJMC to host speaker from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Eric Schmalz, the community manager for the History Unfolded project at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in Sussman Theater of Drake’s Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave. Schmalz’s talk is entitled, “The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown: Newspapers, Op-Eds and American Responses to Anti-Semitism.” It will address the role the...