Faculty and Staff Kudos

March 9, 2018

Susan Knight traveled with students from her "Inside the Beltway: Press, Politics and Power in D.C." class to Washington over spring break. They met with journalists and government officials for five days, including UA journalism alums. Click here to see a sampling of photos.

Celeste González de Bustamante gave a talk, “Reporting the environment along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands in the 21st century,” for members of the the Environmental Breakfast Club at the UA James E. Rogers College of Law.

Kim Newton, a photojournalist during South Korea's democracy movement, will talk after a free screening of "1987 When the Day Comes" on March 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at ILC 130. Our Center for Border & Global Journalism and the Department of East Asian Studies are helping sponsor the event.

Susan E. Swanberg will participate in a March 17 roundtable, "Social, Political, and Economic Theory as Policy ‘Relevance-Makers’ for Environmental History," at the American Society for Environmental History in Riverside, California. She just presented a research paper in New York at a panel event, "Propaganda, Alternative Facts & Fake News: The Influences of Mass Communication," at the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. While there, she also moderated a panel, "Technology as a Disruptive Force in Mass Communication."

Andrés Domínguez, administrative assistant, organized and hosted 11 students from Hopi High and adviser Stan Bindell on March 1. Susan Knight, adjunct instructor Jenni Monet and Director David Cuillier spoke to students.

Renée Schafer Horton, internship coordinator, organized a job panel of media professionals on Feb. 27, when students packed Marshall 340 to get hiring and career tips. The panel, some UA journalism grads, included Anna Augustowska ('14 M.A.), documentary filmmaker and UA College of SBS multimedia designer; Scott Coleman, KOLD-TV assignments manager; Peter Michaels, Arizona Public Media radio producer and interim news director; Brandi Walker ('17), KGUN9 assignment editor/digital producer; Ginger Rough, Arizona Republic features editor; and Brandon Mejia ('17); Arizona Public Media radio producer/reporter.

Prof. Emeritus Jim Johnson talked about his new book, "The Black Bruins," at the Tucson Festival of Books during a "Breaking Barriers" panel with former L.A. Times reporter Terry McDermott and Erica Westly, author of "Fastpitch: The Untold History of Softball and the Women Who Made the Game."

To honor the late Donald W. Carson, the UA School of Journalism is naming its high school diversity workshop after the revered emeritus professor. Click on the March e-Cursor to read more.

IN MEMORIAM
Retired Professor Bick Lucas, 88, died March 5 in Tucson. Sports editor at the Denver Post from 1968-1982, he introduced a sportswriting course at UA, taught reporting, editing and design, and was the undergraduate and Tombstone Epitaph adviser before retiring in 1994. At The Denver Post, he helped start and run the Associated Press Sports Editors. A memorial is pending. Read his obit and student remembrances on our website.

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