SJMC Weekly Announcements

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Young Mie Kim speaking at Academic Engagement Network event

Professor Young Mie Kim will be the key speaker for the US Cyber Command and UW-Madison Academic Engagement Network's event "Understanding Election Interference on Digital Platforms: Strategies, Structures and Tactics" on Tuesday, March 29. Congrats Young Mie!

Mike Wagner appears on CBS58 in Milwaukee

Professor Mike Wagner was on CBS58 in Milwaukee talking about the city's bid for the 2024 GOP National Convention. Read more.

Campus groups partner with WISN12 in Milwaukee to host debates

WISN 12 is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to co-host two pivotal debates in October. The live events will include a Wisconsin gubernatorial debate and a debate between the candidates for the state's U.S. Senate seat. The live debate is supported by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Political Science, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the Elections Research Center. Read more.

J-School student Ethan Ferrell published in Cap Times

Congrats to J-School junior Ethan Ferrell who recently published a Let's Eat review of new restaurant Señor Machetes in the Cap Times. Read the article.


Ivan L. Preston Research Symposium: Friday, April 1

Join us for the Ivan L. Preston Research Symposium "Journalism and Democracy: Pathologies, Crises, and Possibilities" on Friday, April 1. The event will take place in the Nafziger Room (5055 Vilas) or virtually. Speakers include R. Lance Holbert of Temple University and Victor Pickard of the University of Pennsylvania. Register to attend the virtual option at

Day of the Badger: April 5-6

Day of the Badger returns April 5–6. Mark your calendars now to celebrate what makes UW–Madison great. This is your moment to share your Badger spirit on social and support the achievements of students and faculty who are changing the world. Bookmark our fundraising page.

Center for Journalism Ethics Conference: April 29

The Center for Journalism Ethics' conference "Centering Equity: Journalism, Ethics and a Just Future" will take place Friday, April 29 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more and register.

Alumni Awards Ceremony: April 29

The Alumni Awards Ceremony will take place Friday, April 29 at the Gordon Commons Dining and Events Center Symphony Room from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The event will honor recipients of our alumni awards, including the Nafziger, Nelson, Dunwoody and Distinguished Service Awards, as well as our Baughman Senior Achievement Award winners and graduate student teaching and leadership awards. Register here.

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