Shahira Fahmy was invited to lecture about international crises and conflict reporting at the Universität der Bundeswehr in Munich this spring.
The school’s first ever refereed published article and refereed conference paper with a journalism faculty member and a master’s student is out. Fahmy and Britain Eakin had their article “High Drama On The High Seas: Peace versus war journalism framing of an Israeli/Palestinian related incident” published in International Communication Gazette. An earlier version of this paper won two awards: The Robert L. Stevenson Award (First Place) and The Ecquid Novi African Journalism Studies Award for the Best Journalism Research Paper for the International Communication Division, AEJMC. Fahmy’s book Visual Communication Theory and Research: A Mass Communication Perspective will be published soon by Palgrave Macmillan, New York.
Celeste González de Bustamante spent Feb. 3-6 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication as an invited lecturer. She gave lectures on the history of television in Mexico, and violence and journalism in Mexico.
Renée Schafer Horton been nominated for the Professional Academic Advisor award through the UA Program for Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising. The award is given to advisors who have been at the UA for three or more years. She won the Emerging Professional Advisor award in her first year at the UA.
Linda Lumsden has received a Student/Faculty Interaction grant from the Office of Student Affairs to host a March 13 desserts reception for international journalism scholar Giovanna Dell'Orto, author of American Journalism and International Relations: Foreign Correspondence from the Early Republic to the Digital Era. The University of Minnesota professor will address a joint session of Lumsden’s Reporting the News class and Nancy Sharkey’s class, Journalism at The New York Times.