Joe Palca, award-winning science correspondent for National Public Radio, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
School of Journalism and Electronic Media News
A documentary made by UT students chronicling the Medal of Honor Convention held in Knoxville in September 2014 will premiere on March 26.
Professor Mark Littmann, Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, has been selected as the second recipient of the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professorship.
UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media will hold its inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference on Thursday, March 26. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. in UT’s Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Avenue. It is open to the university community and the public.
Dwight L. Teeter Jr., 80, a journalism educator for more than four decades, an expert and author on media law and journalism history, and a mentor to countless graduation students, died February 27 in Knoxville following a long illness. A celebration of life will be held March 23 at Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan.
Dania Bilal, professor of information science, and Ed Caudill, journalism professor, are faculty trailblazers in the College of Communication and Information.
As President’s Day approaches, UT Journalism Professor Michael Martinez is busy studying US commanders-in-chief through the lens of the White House photographers. Martinez is working on a book looking at the public’s memory of US presidents as portrayed through these photographs.
David Cobb, Troy Provost-Heron, and Dargan Southard, students in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, have hit a grand slam in the internship world: each has won a coveted internship to write for Major League Baseball’s website.
Seventy years have passed since the liberation of prisoners held at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland. More than a million people were killed there between 1940 and 1945, when Soviet troops liberated the camp. Professor Rob Heller took the photos at Auschwitz in 2007 while in Poland to attend the opening of his Living On photo exhibit.
News anchor and reporter Sharrie Williams received the Accomplished Alumni Award from UT last week during her visit to campus to speak to journalism students.