SJMC Weekly Announcements
Undergraduate student Audrey Thibert wins international student reporting fellowship
Audrey recently won an international student reporting fellowship with the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Congratulations, Audrey!
Two students win History Department prizes for J560 papers
Undergraduate student Dana Brandt
and recent graduate Isabella Cerda were awarded prizes from the History Department for their papers from Professor Kathryn McGarr's
J560 class. Dana won the William F. Allen Prize and $200 for her piece titled, "Beyond “Closing Ranks”: A Nuanced look at the Black Press’s Editorial Coverage During World War I in the Pages of the Chicago Defender." Isabella wonder the Curti Prize and $200 for her work titled "Radical Student Press at UW-Madison: An Analysis of the Black Voice From 1971-1973." Congratulations, Dana and Isabella!
CCCR research featured in Wisconsin Watch story
Professor Mike Wagner
was interviewed and CCCR's research was featured in a Wisconsin Watch story about the growing cost of voting in Wisconsin. Read the full story
Professor Mike Wagner interviewed on Channel 3 in Madison about Wisconsin abortion lawsuit
Mike was interviewed as part of his association with the Collaboration for Reproductive Equity on campus for Channel 3's story about an abortion lawsuit in Wisconsin. Watch the interview
May 9: SJMC Inclusion Town Hall
All undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are invited for this evaluation of our diversity, equity and inclusion work during 2022 and 2023. We will also collectively plan our SJMC DEI Agenda for 2023-2024 during this event. This is important work we are committed to doing transparently and collaboratively, understanding that inclusive goals must be widely committed at all levels of our community. The event is from Noon–2 p.m. and lunch will be served but we kindly request you RSVP in advance
so we know how much to plan for.
May 12: SJMC Graduation Celebration
Join us at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery from Noon–2 p.m. for our SJMC Graduation Celebration! Undergraduate and graduate students will be individually recognized for their hard work and hear from special guest speaker Jim Rome! The event is free and no tickets are required. If you are unable to attend in-person, a livestream will be available at go.wisc.edu/sjmcgraduation
. Learn more about the celebration
May 17: Center for Journalism Ethics' Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics Ceremony
Please join the Center for Journalism Ethics, as well as leading journalists and news organizations, in honoring the winner of the 2023 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics. The Shadid Award is presented in memory of Anthony Shadid ’90, a UW–Madison journalism alum and former board member of the Center for Journalism Ethics. A two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, Shadid reported on the Middle East for the Washington Post and New York Times and remains one of the most admired international correspondents of our time. This event will be held at the University Club of New York in New York City from 6:30–9 p.m. EST. Register and learn more about the ceremony
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