Articles from January 2020

Strategic Communication Program Recognized as Top-Ranking

Student-focused publication releases the best programs for 2020 on University of Iowa recognized for four Top Degree Programs in the U.S.

Students Investigate Smartphone Effects

Rachel Young’s research investigates the role of social media and other user-generated digital content in health and wellness. Overall, the goal behind her research is to apply mass communication theory to improve health outcomes.

Students Enrolled in Independent Study Take On New York City

Alumnus Jeff Grisamore and faculty member Charles Munro led an independent study course during Fall 2019 and took five students to New York City for the experience of a lifetime in December. Second year University of Iowa Journalism and Mass Communication Student Bailey Cichon shares the details of their adventure

Students Successfully Complete CSIS Bootcamp 2019

Ten students were selected to participate in a unique opportunity in Washington, D.C., called the CSIS Journalism Bootcamp, which took place November 11-15, 2019.

New Marketing / Communications Role Benefits SJMC

The University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) added a new Marketing Communications Role in 2019 to regularly promote accomplishments and endeavors of our alumni, faculty, staff and students! We hired Jaime Bell to fill this role in April 2019 and have already seen benefits of adding the position.

Arts & Humanities Initiative Awards Funding for Vogan Book Project

Associate Professor Travis Vogan has been awarded a fall 2019 Arts & Humanities Initiative (AHI) grant to conduct research for his book project on LeRoy Neiman, a popular American artist famous for his paintings of sports, leisure and celebrities.