J-School grads contribute to The East Bay Times’ Pulitzer win

Two UM Journalism School grads played a part in the East Bay Times' 2017 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting. The East Bay Times, created by the April 2016 consolidation of the Oakland Tribune and the Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, California), received the award April 10 for its coverage of the "Ghost Ship" fire … Continue reading J-School grads contribute to The East Bay Times’ Pulitzer win

J-School part of NSF grant to study food, energy, water

Faculty and graduate students at the School of Journalism are part of a new $3 million science grant focused on innovative approaches to studying the intersection of water, energy and food. Nadia White, an associate professor of journalism, is part of an interdisciplinary program called “UM BRIDGES: Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy and Water … Continue reading J-School part of NSF grant to study food, energy, water

Missoula to Berlin Update: The Optimistic Generation

It’s hard to imagine what’s going on in Germany today. But try this: imagine you live in a country that has the opportunity to accomplish two earth-shattering, history-making achievements in the space of one generation. First, you are able to reunite a country divided completely by the Cold War, and you manage to do this … Continue reading Missoula to Berlin Update: The Optimistic Generation

Staying Curious: NPR Host Susan Stamberg on Becoming a Veteran Journalist

On a Sunday afternoon in Paris, while walking through the Luxembourg Gardens, Susan Stamberg came across a woman holding a sign that said “Hello! Let’s Talk.” Stamberg sat down with her, and when 81-year-old Miss Lily discovered she worked as a radio correspondent for NPR, she asked, “Well, don’t you want to interview me?” “Do … Continue reading Staying Curious: NPR Host Susan Stamberg on Becoming a Veteran Journalist

15 J-School Students Win Awards from the SPJ

A week ago, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) released its Mark of Excellence awards, and 15 UM journalism students were announced as category winners in Region 10, encompassing Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Yet even more J-school students received acknowledgment for their work, recognized as finalists in those same categories. “The wide range of … Continue reading 15 J-School Students Win Awards from the SPJ