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and Communications

April 18, 2005

Kaplan earns Research Foundation Professorship
John Kaplan received a UF Research Foundation Professorship award for
He joins Debbie Treise, Linda Hon, James Babanikos, Sylvia Chan-
Olmsted, Sandy Dickson and Bernell Tripp as the College's seventh faculty
member to receive this three-
year professorship.
"It recognizes faculty who
have established a
distinguished record of
research and scholarship that
is expected to lead to
continuing distinction in their
field," Dean Terry Hynes
Recipients received a
John Kaplan took this photo of Bumi Baegeh
shaving her 3-year-old son Agoe in Thailand. Vision, $5,000 salary supplement in
a Chinese magazine, ran it in its current issue in an each of the three years and a
article featuring Kaplan's photos. one-time $3,000 allocation in
the first year.

McAdams shines a light
on Flash Journalism
Focal Press published a new book
by Mindy McAdams, Flash
Journalism: How to Create Multime-
dia News Packages, earlier this
"The book describes and explains a
relatively new format in online
journalism, which is produced using
Flash, a software application from
Macromedia," McAdams said. "The
book includes 10 hands-on lessons
intended to teach both journalism
students and professional journalists
how to use the software to produce
stories for the Web and other media,
including broadcast video and mobile
Her case studies include

washingtonpost. com,
Radio 3, Agence
France-Presse, the
Minneapolis Star
Tribune, and El Pais in
She also co-authored
The Internet Handbook
for Writers, Research-
ers and Journalists,
which came out in

Mindy McAdams' new book is now available

Armstrong presents investigative Web site
Cory Armstrong is fine-tuning her "Any comments or su
Web site for Applied Fact Finding additions would be appr
(http://www.jou.ufl.edu/facultv/ she said. "Also, if you'd
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like to use

Spiker appears
on Oprah
Spiker co-
authored a
health book
called You:
Mehmet Ted Spiker
Oz from Columbia University and
anti-aging expert Michael Roizen.
They will appear on "The Oprah
Winfrey Show" next month. Spiker
will appear briefly on Oprah after the
show on the Oxygen Network.

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NYT, CNN, others
quote journalism chair
The New York Times and other publi-
cations and news outlets have been
quoting William McKeen on journalism
and popular culture.
The BBC, CBS News, People maga-
zine, National Public Radio, CNN, the
Village Voice, Newsday, the Baltimore
Sun, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago
Tribune and the Nation, among others,
have tapped into McKeen's knowledge

of popular
On April
3, the NYT
McKeen in a
story about
Florida's sta-
as the new
Bill McKeen
capital of
weirdness in America," he said.

Students receive awards at College's annual banquet
The following students received these awards at the College's recent annual
Dean's Cun for Professional Promise Dean's Cun for Service

Joe Black
Dean's Cup for Scholarship

Kari Pfeiffer
Katie Reid

Katrine M. Bakke Joie Sheffield
Lindsay Blanding Stephanie Watts
Katherine N. Ellis Ruth and Rae O. W
Colleen Michelle Oles Jeremy Katzman
Kristen Kridel Lindsay Blanding

eimer Award

Lindsay Blanding, Joie Sheffield, Mary Kate Rosack and Colleen Michelle Oles.

Spiker runs Outside,
Cleary educates
Kiousis explores
candidate images
Ted Spiker wrote the cover
stories for the May issues of Outside
and Runner World magazines.
Johanna Cleary will present
"Professional Development in Broad-
cast Journalism: Attitudes of Produc-
ers and News Directors" at the
Broadcast Education Association
Annual Conference this month. It
placed second in the Open Papers
competition. She will also appear on
a panel on "The Realities of Teaching
Broadcast Journalism in an Environ-
ment of Changing News Values."
Spiro Kiousis has a couple of
articles accepted for publication:
* "Compelling Arguments & Attitude
Strength: Exploring the Impact of
Second-Level Agenda Setting on
Public Opinion of Presidential
Candidate Images," by The Harvard
International Journal ofPress/
* "The Genesis of Civic Awareness:
Agenda-Setting in Political Social-
ization," with M. McDevitt and X.
Wu, by the Journal of Communica-
Together with Wu, Kiousis will
also present "International Agenda
Building and Agenda Setting: Ex-
ploring the Influence of Public
Relations Counsel on News Media
and Public Perceptions of Foreign
Nations" next month at the Public
Relations Division at the annual
International Communication Asso-
ciation conference in New York.
At the same conference, Kiousis
will also present, with McDevitt,
"Deliberative Learning: Process and
Effects of Civic Education."

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David Zentz, who has been winning awards, recently took this
photo as part of his professional project.

College places first in SPJ Southeast
Mark this down: The College recently won 25 Mark of
Excellence awards from the Society of Professional
Journalists (SPJ), placing UF at the top of Region 3 (the
Regional first-place winners compete nationally.
National winners will be honored in October at the SPJ
National Convention in Las Vegas.
The College's winners include:
First Place
Louis Anastasis Sports Writing
Jeff Butera Television Feature
Jeff Butera Television Feature Photography
Michael Gimignani General News Reporting
Jordan Hess Television Sports Reporting
Andy Marlette Editorial Cartooning
Matt Marriott General News Photography
Matt Marriott Sports Photography
Scott Reynolds Radio Sports Reporting
Lauren Rodriguez Radio Feature
Lauren Rodriguez Radio In-Depth Reporting
Adam Schlossberg Non-Fiction Article
Keith Sonderling Television Sports Photography
WUFT-TV/DT Television Daily Newscast
David Zentz Photo Illustration
Second Place
Alligator Online Staff Best All-Around Online Student
Sarah Anderson, Emily Seawell and Warren Kagarise -
Editorial Writing
Jeff Butera Television In-Depth Reporting
Third Place
Independent Florida Alligator Staff Best All-Around
Daily Student Newspaper

Jason Levitt General Column Writing
Lorri Neuman Television General News Reporting
Myhoa Polk Television Spot News Reporting
Honorable Mention
Jack Korpela Radio Feature
Robert Naughton Radio In-Depth Reporting
Amber Wilson Radio In-Depth Reporting
David Zentz won best portfolio in the student category
recently in the Southern Short Course in Macon, Ga.

College places many finalists
in AP broadcast contest
The Florida AP College Broadcasters finalists include
many from the College:
College television
Best TV Newscast: "Memorial Day 2004, Steve Douglas,"
WUFT, WGKN, "Knightly News" WUFT
Best Spot News: WUFT, "Taylor Wildfire" UMTV, "Kerry
Visit- Spin Doctors"
Best Sports: WUFT, "Michelle's Mom"; UMTV, "UM/
Best Short Light Feature: UMTV, "Dolphin Cheerleaders";
Best Long Light Feature: WLUF, "Ms. E Turns 100";
WUFT, "HorseTherapy"
Best Short Hard News Feature: WUFT, "Identity Theft";
UMTV, "Students/Politics"
Best Long Hard News Feature: Dolphin Channel, "Harbor
of Hope"; WUFT, "Forgotten Cemeteries"
College radio
Best Radio Newscast, up to five minutes: WRUF, "WRUF
Midday Report"; WGKB, James Flaskamp and John
Best Spot News: WANM, Shayla Hogan; WANM,
Sheldon Morant
Best Use of Sound For Radio: WRUF, "Banjo Umpire";
WRUF, "Trip to the Zoo"
Best Sports: WRUF, "Track and Field Meet"; WRUF,
"University Athletics"
Best Short Light Feature: WANM, Natrice Bullard;
WBUL, Dorothy Morris
Best Long Light Feature: WUFT, Jennifer Burner: WRUF,
"Motorcyle Fun"
Best Short Hard News Feature: WRUF, "Vice Presidential
Debate"; WGKN, Selina Tolonen
Best Long Hard News Feature: WRUF, "Rural Healthcare";
WRUF, "Airport Revival"; WUFT, Burner.

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ADril 18. 2005


Lowenstein, Luke
thank the College
Ralph Lowenstein wrote the following
note to the College:
"Please pass on to the faculty and staff my
sincere thanks for the lovely plant the
college gave me for my 75' birthday. I
used to say my phone number was 2-6525
- 65 but feeling like 25. Can I change it to
"You are all the greatest!"
Kerry Luke wrote the following note
to the College:
"Thanks to everyone for all your
thoughts and prayers and for all your
support. The flowers were lovely and
much appreciated."

April 20: Classes end
April 21-22: Reading Days
April 23-29: Exams
April 30: Commencement
May 9: Summer A begins

UF's new organization is called the
Academy of Distinguished Teaching


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