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School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Today’s journalism is changing at lightning speed, and the same can be said for advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications studies. In other words, all of the majors in our school. The spectrum of opportunities to tell stories with words, photos and video is exploding. Here you’ll explore online news media, digital publishing, social media, microtargeting and viral communication in our classes and in future careers.

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Two SJMC students named among the 50 Most Promising Multicultural Students in the nation

Two SJMC students named among the 50 Most Promising Multicultural Students in the nation

Public relations senior Vanessa Ruiz and advertising senior Pedro Bernardino were recognized as two of the 50 Most Promising Multicultural Students (MPMS) in the nation by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) at a ceremony in New York February 12-15.

Q&A: Wall Street Journal reporter discusses how online shopping is changing communities

Q&A: Wall Street Journal reporter discusses how online shopping is changing communities

Valerie Bauerlein will explore how the acceleration in online shopping ripples out into the places we live in her talk, “Retail Meltdown: How Online Shopping is Changing our Communities.”

Janet and Tal: A tradition of giving

Janet and Tal: A tradition of giving

Janet Tarbox and her late husband, Tal LeGrand, have a long tradition of giving to the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The story of how two people who never attended the school became some of its most ardent supporters is one that spans two marriages, three deaths and more than 40 years.

Faculty Focus: Ken Campbell

Faculty Focus: Ken Campbell

Ken Campbell has made quite the impact in his 30 years with the J-school. In addition to his work to improve diversity within the media, he also heads up the school's newest major — mass communications.

Advertising class picks standout Super Bowl commercial

Advertising class picks standout Super Bowl commercial

The Eagles won the Super Bowl, but Tide won the Ad Poll. Humor caught the attention of the students who selected the 2018 Cocky Award winner.

First-year mass communications major nominated for Pushcart Prize

First-year mass communications major nominated for Pushcart Prize

When Mary-Bryant Charles' Facebook notification popped up that she had been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, her first reaction was a combination of a scream and a squeal. But few can say they've been nominated for a literary prize before the end of their first semester of college.

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