Articles from December 2021

Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw

Alumni Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw Finds Success in Connecting her Community

Friday, December 17, 2021
Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw graduated from the Journalism School in May 2020 and accepted a position as a Reporter and Multimedia Journalist for WHBF TV. She is now the Show Host for "Loving, Living, Local."
Chronicles from Past Plague Years

SJMC Alumni Publishes 42nd Book

Friday, December 17, 2021
School of Journalism and Mass Communications alumni Thomas Fensch (M.A., 1967) has recently published his 42nd book. The book, Chronicles from Past Plague Years, covers the Bubonic Plague in London, all the way to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Environmental Communications Class Pairs with the City of Coralville

Friday, December 17, 2021
Students in the Fall 2021 Environmental Communication class, taught by Associate Professor Kajsa Dalrymple, kicked off this amazing partnership by working with Coralville City Councillor, Hai Huynh, to understand public knowledge of and experience with water quality in the community.
Lillian Martell

Professor Martell Adds a Twist to A New Class

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Through the first 15 years of her career, Professor Martell worked as a reporter and copyeditor in the newspaper industry. The topics she covered ranged from government, business, healthcare and higher education. Being able to see the ins and outs of the industry provided her with valuable experience – an important perspective she can offer to her students.