Sandra Dickson talks with Grammy Award winning composer Terence Blanchard at
the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Dickson, Churchill Roberts, Cindy Hill and Cara
Pilson recently took a group of Documentary Institute students to the annual event.
The Rowman & Littlefield
will release a
Xu Wu, Ph.D.
2005, in April.
Chair Marilyn Roberts
Kiousis, Lynda Kaid and outside
member Dennis Jett.
He did his master's work under
Mary Ann Ferguson.
The UF International Center
recently named Marilyn Roberts
the College's International
Educator of the Year.
Linda Conway Correll chaired
the marketing session and served
as a keynote speaker at the Double
Digit Growth: Asian Perspective
Conference in India in January.
Correll's 60-second radio
commercial, "Butterflies, Panthers
and Birds, Oh My!," recently won
a Creativity 36 International
Award. It will be published in the
International Creativity 36 Annual.
Larry Dankner recently agreed
to serve as
He will con-
tinue in his
as director and
manager of Dankner
Foley media rep
media at the
Media and the Individual" in
The center is part of the Levin
College of Law.
Guy J. Golan, Ph.D. 2002, and the
Central Florida Cable Services
recently donated cable equipment
worth about $40,000 to the College
College of Journalism and Communications
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This photo by Daron Dean, JM 2004, is being exhibited at The Smithsonian Museum
of Natural History and will appear in the winter edition of Nature's Best Photography
Lauren Hertel recently
presented at the
for the Digital
She discussed Hertel
multimedia training and will write a
final report on the conference for
the center's Web site.
Roberts, Page examine change,
culture clash; ICA conference
accepts Kiousis, Hong and Ki papers
Marilyn Roberts presented "International
Advertising: Taking America's
Brands to a Changing World"
at the Six O'clock Scholars in
Janis Page will present
"Culture Clash in Missouri:
Fantasies of Populism,
Patriotism, and Principles in
the 2006 senatorial campaign"
at the Central States
Roberts Communication Association's
annual conference in
.'~ Minneapolis in March.
Margaret Duffy, the
University of Missouri's
chair, co-authored the paper.
Journalism Practice will
print Page's "A Public
Journalism Response to
Organizational Ethics Viola-
Page tions: A Case Study of a Public
Health Crisis in an American school" in its June issue.
The ICA Political Communication Division accepted
"Agenda-Setting and Behavior: Impacts on Adolescent
Political Activism," by Spiro Kiousis and Michael
McDevitt of the University of Colorado, for the annual
conference in San Francisco.
The Popular Communication Division accepted
Page's "A PopularView of
Home: How visual
conventions in home-show TV
characterize the Genre."
The Public Relations
Division accepted Eyun-Jung
Ki, Ph.D. 2006, and Linda
Hon's "Reliable and Valid
Strategies Measurement" as
well as "Relationshipiousis
Maintenance with Financial
Publics: An Analysis of
Investor Relations on Small
Companies' Web Sites," by
Youngshin Hong, MA 2006,
and Kiousis. The ICA'a
Communication Law & Policy
Division accepted Ana-Klara
Hering's "Killed in Action:
Limitations of Post-mortem
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The Florida Public Relations
Association's Gainesville chapter will
present "PR-Ville, An Escape to Public
Relations Paradise" on March 22, from
8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Emerson
The "It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere"
post-reception will be held from 4 to 6
p.m. at the Swamp Restaurant.
For more information, contact
Courtney Holmes at
email@example.com or (386) 418-8888.
To register, go to
ON THE RADIO
Super Bowl coaches
AM850.com recently ran a special
report on Tony Dungy and Lovey
Smith, the first two African-American
head coaches to appear in the Super
To view it, click on "special reports"
on the left-hand side of the Web site.
National Broadcasting Society
president Vinti Bhatnagar did the
interview for the station's news
program, Front Page On The Air.
Van F. McKenzie
Former student Van F. McKenzie died
in his Heathrow home Jan. 19 at the age
He died after a three-year fight with
McKenzie was a student in the 1960s.
He worked for newspapers such as the St.
Petersburg Times and The Orlando
Sentinel, and served as president of
Associated Press Sports Editors in
He is survived by his wife, Sandy, two
sons, mother and brother.
The UF International Center's recent
Global Culture Photo Exhibit featured
photos from the College's Florida FlyIns
and Berlin Journalism programs. They
included this one by senior Tim Hussin,
which he took in Hanover, Germany.
Feb. 8-9: Advertising Advisory
Feb. 17: CLAST Exam
Feb. 18: WUFT-FM, Classic 89
and WJUF-FM, Nature Coast 90
will host the 18th Annual "A
Celebration of Wine," 1-4 p.m.,
Mar. 1-25: WUFT-TV March
Mar. 7-8: Telecommunication
Advisory Council Meeting
Mar. 10-17: Spring Break
Mar. 29: Knight Division hosts the
Spring Internship & Job Fair
Mar. 22-23: Public Relations
Advisory Council Meeting
Mar. 29-30: Journalism Advisory
Apr. 12-14: FSPA 2007
Apr. 12-15: AAA, Burlington, VT
Apr. 18-29: WUFT/WJUF-FM
Spring Membership Campaign
Apr. 19: Annual Awards Banquet,
Emerson Hall, President's Room,
Reception at 6 p.m., Dinner at 7
Apr. 25: Classes End
Apr. 26-27: Reading Days
Apr. 28-30: Final Exams
May 5: Commencement
Feb. 5, 2007
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