González de Bustamante receives Haury fellowship

Celeste González de Bustamante, an associate professor with the School of Journalism, has been selected as a faculty fellow by the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice for 2018-2020.

The program names two fellows each spring to reward outstanding early- to mid-career faculty, including researchers, at the University of Arizona. The two-year award provides $38,000 a year to further each fellow’s scholarship in the areas of environment, social justice, Southwest peoples and cultures, international cooperation and human rights.

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07/22/2018 - 1:53pm

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Zenger Award Dinner honoring Carmen Aristegui

For her fearless dedication in exposing government corruption in Mexico, journalist Carmen Aristegui has been named the 2018 winner of the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award for Press Freedom by the UA School of Journalism. Aristegui will be honored Friday, Oct. 12, at a public reception and dinner at 5:30 p.m. at the Westward Look Resort, Sonoran Ballroom, 245 E. Ina Road.

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Jim Patten, former department head, dies at 83

Professor Emeritus Jim Patten, who helped save the University of Arizona journalism program from elimination in the mid-1990s during his time as department head, died June 5 in Prescott after being diagnosed with lung cancer on May 17. He was 83.

Patten led the department from 1991 to 2000 and taught at UA from 1983 to 2000. He also was an adjunct instructor from 2006 to 2009. 

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06/07/2018 - 8:29am

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• Read more remembrances from UA and Nebraska alumni and colleagues.
• Read Patten's 2016 Cursor essay about "saving the UA journalism program."
Arizona Daily Star obit
Omaha World-Herald obit.

Mexico's Aristegui named 2018 Zenger Award winner

For her fearless dedication in exposing government corruption in Mexico, journalist Carmen Aristegui has been named the 2018 winner of the John Peter and Anna Catherine Zenger Award for Press Freedom by the UA School of Journalism.

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05/31/2018 - 1:14pm

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• Click here to buy tickets for the Zenger Dinner on Oct. 12.

Carol Schwalbe named school's next director

Carol Schwalbe has been appointed the next director of the University of Arizona School of Journalism, becoming the second woman to lead the school since its inception in 1951.

Schwalbe will replace David Cuillier, who is returning to his associate professor duties full-time after being director since 2011. Schwalbe will start her new job July 1.

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04/24/2018 - 11:07am

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