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College of Journalism and Communications
Senior wins best
Public relations senior Kimberly
Gouz won a University Scholars
Program Best Paper Award for "Is
Sisterhood Global? Politics of
Identity and Israeli Feminism from
1996 until Present." Her faculty
mentor was political science
Assistant Prof Patricia Woods.
Gouz received a $250 stipend.
receives $1K for research
Doctoral student Ana-Klara
Herring received $1,000 to fund her
dissertation research from the UF
Association of Academic Women. She
was one of six finalists for the
Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation
up to deliver,
The College hosted a
teaching workshop last month,
featuring Linda Hon, Julie
Dodd, James Babanikos, Jon
Morris, Laurence Alexander,
Mindy McAdams, Ted Spiker
and Kim Walsh-Childers.
UF Assistant Vice
President for Student Affairs
Jeanna Mastrodicasa also
participated in the Weimer Hall
Ted Spiker and Laurence Alexander
at the teaching workshop. Photo by
Jennifer McNamara, TEL
2000, died March 5 after working
on MSNBC's primary election
night coverage. She was 29.
McNamara worked as a stage
manager for theater productions
and freelanced for companies
such as Fox News, MSNBC and
SportsNet New York. She also
took part in charity work,
including AIDS Walk New York.
UF football coach Urban
Meyer plans to dedicate the first
game of the upcoming season to
McNamara and present her family
with a signed football, her mother,
Joyce McNamara, said.
McNamara is survived by her
mother and her brother, Jeff, both
of Orlando, and a large extended
participate in UF
gram hosted an
Heather Read Dodd
with mentor Julie Dodd, Stephanie
Dowling and Belio Martinez, Jessica
Ann Fisch and John Kaplan,
Nicholas Rosinia and Bill
Chamberlin, and Adrian Catherine
Erlenbach and Spiro Kiousis.
ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, TEL
2000, spoke to students in the Gannett
Auditorium last week. Photo by Andres
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ADDY IT UP
John Sutherland and Lisa Duke Cornell with some of the College's ADDY winners.
College racks up advertising awards
Fifteen advertising students won ADDY awards last month from the
Gainesville Advertising Federation. Seniors Nicolle Cure and Melissa Hick
won Best of Show and Gold awards, while Candyce Pilliner won Gold, Silver
and a Special Judge's Award. Other winners include Morgan Epstein, Marina
Arnone, Jodi Kanter, Mark Barilla, Claire Starzyk, April Schroeder, Tony
Catone, Matt Silas, Nancy Diaz, Sean Solomon, Jennifer Spurgeon and
WRUF-AM/FM won seven Silver ADDYs, including two in the local radio
category for Gator Textbooks and Alley Katz commercials. WRUF won a Silver
award in the Radio Campaign category for Modern Age Tobacco and a Radio
Self-Promotion Silver award for Rock 104.
WUFT/WJUF-FM won a Gold ADDY for the recent anniversary poster
designed by Jim Harrison.
College hands out
free tickets to banquet
The College will host its annual Awards Banquet April 9 at Emerson Alumni
Hall. The event starts with a reception in the President's Room at 6 p.m.,
followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
Each winner will receive three complimentary tickets to the banquet and
faculty presenters will earn two tickets. All other tickets will be distributed on a
first come, first serve basis and must be picked up in the Dean's Office.
Please RSVP to Olivia Jeffries or Trish Wickham in the Dean's Office by
April 2. For more information, contact Jeffries at 392-0466.
Armstrong ing the
Blame Frame: Portrayals of
Women in Newspaper Content
About Dieting" for publication in
its spring issue.
The Public Relations Division
of the International Communica-
tion Association annual
conference accepted "Competing
for Attention: Comparing
Information Subsidy Influence in
Agenda Building during Election
Campaigns" by Spiro Kiousis,
two of the
accepted Kiousis and McDevitt's
"Agenda-Setting and Voter
Turnout: Implications for Political
Socialization," for publication.
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TROPHY CASE IF
another big award
Stephanie Sinclair, JM 1998, won
the 2008 Alexia Foundation for World
Peace Award, which includes $15,000.
Sinclair has been a VII Network
contributing photographer since
January and is based in Beirut,
ELECTING TO DISCUSS
UVote 2008, a consortium of students
and faculty, held a second Political
Junkies Exchange, a discussion of the
presidential election campaign, earlier
Amateur poet and expert Scrabble player Ben Bloom speaks to Johanna
Cleary's Covering the Arts class earlier this month. Photo by Andres Farfan.
April 3-4: Public Relations
April 9: Annual Awards Banquet,
Emerson Hall, President's Room,
Reception, 6 p.m., Dinner 7 p.m.
April 16-17: WUFT/WJUF-FM
Spring Membership Campaign
April 16-19: Broadcast Education
April 17-19: FSPA Convention,
April 23: Classes end
April 24-25: Reading days
April 26-May 2: Final exams
May 2: Documentary Institute
annual screening, Reitz Union
Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.
May 3: Advanced Degree
Ceremony, 9 a.m., O'Dome
May 4: Commencement, 2 p.m.,
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