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Publication Date: November 3, 2003
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To Juan-Carlos Molleda, Colleen Connolly-Ahern (Ph.D. student) and
Candace Quinn (M.A. 2003), who won the 2003 PRSA Educators Academy
Top Faculty Paper Award. They received a $500 prize at the
PRSA national convention in New Orleans held Oct. 25-28.
The paper was titled, "Cross-National Conflict Shifting:
Expanding a Theory of Global Public Relations Manage-
ment through Quantitative Content Analysis."
To Juan-Carlos Molleda, whose article, "Public Rela-
tions Licensing in Brazil: Evolution and the Views of
Professionals," was published in the fall issue of Public Juan Carlos Molleda
Relations Review. Molleda's coauthor, Andreia Athaydes, is the Latin Ameri-
can Coordinator of the Brazilian Federal Council of Public Relations Profes-
sionals, the body that regulates the practice in Brazil.
To Juan-Carlos Molleda and Mary Ann Ferguson, whose articled titled,
"Public Relations Roles in Brazil: Hierarchy Eclipses Gender Differences,"
has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Public Relations Research.
To Meg Lamme, whose dissertation received honorable mention for the
2003 American Journalism Historians Association awards. The
awards, newly renamed the Margaret A. Blanchard Disserta-
tion Awards, are given in honor of Peggy Blanchard, UF
alumnus and University of North Carolina professor. Lamme
was recognized at the AJHA annual convention held Oct. 2-4
in Billings, Mont. where she presented a paper titled, "The
Meg Lamme Campaign Against the Second Edition of Hell: An Examina-
tion of the Messages and Methods of the Anti-Saloon League of America
Through a Framework of Public Relations History, 1893-1933," and partici-
pated in a panel titled, "Generations: A Celebration of Women Defining the
Westward Experience." She also was elected to a three-year term on the
AJHA board of directors.
To Helena Sarkio, who presented "Describing and Interpreting Specific
Instances of Teenage Girls' Online Communication: Why Qualitative Re-
search Works So Well in Cyberspace" at a symposium titled, "New Research
for New Media," organized by the Institute for New Media Studies at the
University of Minnesota, and "Teenage Girls And Feminism
Online: Could It Work?" at the Association of Internet Re-
searchers conference held Oct. 16-19 in Toronto.
To Kaye Trammell (M.A.M.C. 2002 and Ph.D. student),
who presented a paper titled, "Impact of Source Credibility in
Assessing Online Health Messages Based on Culture," at the
Association for Internet Researchers conference in Toronto.
Kaye Trammell

The College of Journalism and
Communications extends deepest
sympathy to the family of Willie
Crawford, who died in a tragic
accident Oct. 20. Crawford, a
supervisor for custodial workers in
Weimer and Weil halls worked in
Weimer Hall for over 15 years.
Dean Emeritus Ralph Lowenstein
called Crawford, "one of the
university's most faithful employ-
ees. He will always be remembered
both as a friend and a colleague by
faculty and staff members in the
To John Freeman, whose photo-
graphs were featured in the summer
issue of Wichita State University's
alumni magazine, the Shocker. The
magazine included a three-page
spread of
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rily with Freeman photos as featured in the Shocker
an amateur-market digital camera as
part of Freeman's project to demon-
strate that professional-quality
pictures can be taken with a simple
camera. The University of
Missouri's alumni magazine,
MIZZOU, also featured a one-page
profile on Freeman and the project
in its summer 2003 issue. A similar
compilation of Freeman's images
was presented last summer as a
juried creative project at the AEJMC
convention in Miami Beach.

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To David Bulla (Ph.D. student), who presented a paper titled, "Republi-
can Editors Defend Brigadier General Milo Hascall's Suppression of Demo-
cratic Newspapers in Civil War Indiana," at the AJHA convention in Mon-
To Harvey Ward and everyone who worked on
WUFT-FM's recent membership campaign which
resulted in 1,159 listeners pledging over $115,000. The
campaign was the third most successful in history. Ward
thanked everyone involved, including WUFT manage-
ment team members Brent Williams, Henri Pensis and
Rick Lehner, as well as Membership Department
members Debbie Booth, Brenda Woods and Wink
Harvey Ward
To David Carlson, who is author of a chapter titled, "The History of
Online Journalism," which appears in the new book, Digital Journalism:
Emerging Media and the Changing Horizons ofJournalism. The book was
edited by Kevin Kawamoto of the University of Washington and includes
contributions from Adam Clayton Powell III, Rich Gordon and John V


Juan-Carlos Molleda led a UF
delegation of eleven public relations
students who visited private and public
organizations, domestic and global public
relations firms and radio and television
stations in Puerto Rico Oct. 6-12. The
group also attended the V International
Public Relations Forum sponsored by the
Inter-American Confederation of Public
Relations and the Association of Public
Relations Professionals of Puerto Rico.
Molleda closed the event with a lecture
titled, "Multiculturalism and Diversity in
Public Relations: A Latin American and
Caribbean View." A version of the
presentation was published in
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Julie Dodd was elected to her
fourth 3-year term on the Quill and
Scroll board of trustees at the board
meeting at the University of Iowa,
Oct. 17-18. Dodd also was one of
the five judges to select the Dow
Jones Newspaper Fund 2003 High
School Journalism Teacher of the
Year. Earlier this semester Dodd
presented "Your Syllabus and the
First Week of Class" at UF's orien-
tation for the 400 new teaching
Spiro Kiousis was a participant
in a special research seminar on
agenda-setting theory at the Univer-
sity of Texas at Austin Oct. 17-18.
Participants were invited by Dr.
Maxwell McCombs and included
researchers from Syracuse
Univeristy, the University of Texas
Pan American, and Meiji University
in Japan.
Helena Sarkio has been invited
to be an affiliate faculty member for
the Center for Women's Studies and
Gender Research in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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The College extends its deepest
sympathy to the family and friends
of three staff members who lost
family members in the past few
weeks. Tim Brueckner's mother,
Patricia Brueckner of Treasure
Island, passed away Oct. 12. Alana
Kolifrath's father, Roger K. Prunier,
passed away Oct. 8, and Amie
Smith's stepfather, Kunibert W. Gatz
of Palm City, FL, passed away Oct.

Nov. 7-8: Homecoming
Nov. 8: Alumni Homecoming
Nov. 10: Brechner Center for
Freedom of Information Award
Celebration, 5-7 p.m. at
the Thomas Center
Nov. 11: Veteran's Holiday
Nov. 20-23: NCA Convention
Nov. 27-28: Thanksgiving
Dec. 10: Classes End
Dec. 11-12: Reading Days
Dec. 13-19: Exams
Dec. 20: Commencement
Dec. 22: Grades Due

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