of Journalism an
Cindy Hill documents the subject of the Documentary Institute's current p
("Angel of Ahelm"), Vernon Tott, who died last week. Tott liberated a Nazi
camp and has been spending the past several years tracking down survive
photos he took there.
Brechner Center recognizes Business Review r
The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information recently gave ii
award to Daily Business Review reporter Dan Christensen. He exp
federal judges created clandestine courts to keep some immigration
"His reporting fueled an
intense, nationwide public
discussion and led to the
formation of a public-
interest coalition of 23
media, legal and labor
organizations in order to
protect public access to
court proceedings," Sandra
$3,000 and a plaque from
Dean Terry Hynes. Dean Terry Hynes, Dan Christensen, Sheil
and Sandra Chance
d Communications March 7, 2005
TEACH 'EM RIGHT
The University of Florida Acad-
emy of Distinguished
Alexander one of the
six inaugural mem-
educators have Alexander
demonstrated sustained innovation
and commitment to teaching
throughout their careers," Interim
Provost Joe Glover wrote
Alexander. "They also have articu-
Academy Scholar, Alexander will
rojet. late their vivsity Cen for promoting
ts annual Excellence in Tacross campus to the
faculty committee that reviewed
nominees to the Academy."
During his three years as an active
Academy Scholar, Alexander will
reporter help the University Center for
ts annual Excellence in Teaching come up
)osed how with ways to improve learning at UF.
cases off STUDENT SUCCESS
Channel 5 collects
national college Emmy
Telecommunication student Keith
Sonderling is traveling to Hollywood
this month to pick up his third-place
national college Emmy award in the
newscast category for his Channel 5
The Ward is out
a Dickison Harvey Ward's wife Gillian
recently gave birth to their first child,
5-pound, 12-ounce daughter Resli
Ann Ward. She was 19 inches long.
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GATORS ON FILM
Wilkerson gains DVD distribution
Suddenly, it's raining for Timothy Wilkerson. He appeared as a cinema-
tographer on Diane Zander's documentary "Girl Wrestler," which ran on
dent Lens." n
And he sold '
to the Ojai,
Circle. A frame from Timothy Wilkerson's "Suddenly It Rained."
"Suddenly It Rained" appeared in several film festivals in recent months.
They included the Forest Grove Short Film and Video Festival, the Rhode
Island International Film Festival, the DaVinci Film Festival, the Ojai Film
Festival, and the 2005 Black Maria Film Festival.
most of his chance
James Babanikos' "A
Second Chance," which he
wrote, directed, edited and
produced, recently premiered
at the Gannett Auditorium.
He co-financed the film,
which cost $15,000, with the
College and WUFT-TV.
Channel 5 will air it. And he
plans to submit it to film
students worked on "A
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The movie poster for James Babanikos' "A Second
Chance," which premiered at the Gannett Auditorium.
Correll ventures to
Carlson heads to
vented: A Corpo-
tions Guide To
Ideation" at the
Ad Club of St. Correll
Thomas and St. Croix, Virgin Islands.
David Carlson recently discussed
the early years of teletext and video-
tex at Web +10, a
the "best minds in
Post, the Los
Angeles Times, the
BBC, Yahoo! And
othe 6Wflzations participated.
Lamme is leaving
Meg Lamme recently resigned.
She will leave
after this semester
for the University
of Alabama, her
"We will miss
Meg and her
Kelly said. "She
has been an ex-
cellent colleague during her three
years at UF."
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Smith recounts his sneaky Gator days
UF alumni magazine Florida recently published Les
Smith's "Show Stopper," about his part in sneaking an
alligator into the 1960 Gators-'Canes football game.
The Broadcast Education Association's Journal of
Radio Studies published Johanna Cleary's "Creat-
ing 'America's Storyteller': The Early Radio Career
of Charles Kuralt" in the Winter 2004 edition.
Helena K. Sarkio will present "Online or Off, We're
Always Girls: Gendered Behavior in an Online Bulletin
and Message Board Targeted at Girls" at the Interna-
tional Communication Association conference in New
York in May.
Doctoral student Denise Bortree presented "Effects
of format and frame on readers' perceptions of online
news" at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium at the
University of Georgia.
At the same conference, doctoral student Joshua
Noah Azriel presented "Anarchist, Communists, and
Terrorists: The History of Sedition Laws in the United
States." He will present "Online Civic Discourse in the
United States: A Qualitative Study of Democrats.com"
at a poster session at the Midwest Political Science
Association conference in Chicago April 7-10.
John Kaplan chose two submissions last week for Hearst Competition's Picture story
round: A photo story about a group of street kids in St. Petersburg, Russia (above) by
student Liza Shurik, who recently placed sixth in the Feature/Portrait round; and a
photo story on a woman's battle with Anorexia Nervosa (top) by student Emily Harris.
March 22-24: Advisory councils
for Advertising, Journalism,
Public Relations and
March 24: Knight Divistion
April 20: Classes end
April 5: Annual Awards
April 21-27: Reading Days
April 23-29: Exams
April 30: Commencement
May 9: Summer A begins
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