Vol. 40, No. 2 College of Journalism and Communications
Oct. 15, 2007
Freeman shoots capital campaign
John Freeman photographed seven portraits for the UF Foundation's
Florida Tomorrow capital campaign, the university's $1.5 billion
international fundraising effort.
Mike Foley is among those featured in the testimonials (top right).
John Freeman shot these portraits tor the capital campaign: ('lop row) Dennis
Calfee, Fredric G. Levin College of Law; Vasudna Narayanan, College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences; Richard Ferdig, College of Education; and Mike Foley. (Bottom
row) Jennifer Grinnan, student at the College of Design, Construction and Planning;
Bart Weitz, Warrington College of Business Administration; and Robin Poynor,
College of Fine Arts.
tome comes out in June
will publish Bill
law Journalist, in
June. He was
named to the McKeen
honor roll in Thompson's
posthumously published Gonzo.
NOT TAKEN FOR GRANTED
receives $80K grant
The Corporation for Public
Broadcasting recently gave WJUF-
FM an $80,000 grant for digital
conversion. The conversion should
be completed within one year at a
total cost of $119,572.
screens latest project
at Phillips Center
The Documentary Institute will
screen "Angel of Ahlem"
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the
Phillips Center for the Performing
Featured in a recent Susan
Stamberg series on NPR, the 90-
minute documentary follows
Vernon Tott, a dying World War II
veteran, as he races against time to
find Holocaust survivors he
photographed 60 years earlier at a
labor camp outside Hanover,
Four Ahlem survivors plan to
attend the screening, along with
State University System Chancellor
Mark Rosenberg; Admiral LeRoy
Collins Jr., executive director of the
Florida Department of Veterans'
Affairs; and Kate Nolan, a World
War II nurse whose story also was
featured in the NPR series, and her
son, Major Steve Nolan, a
Gainesville resident who just
returned from Afghanistan.
Jim Terhune with Ralph Lowenstein and John Wright during Terhune's September
visit to the College.
Hal Herman, a donor from South Florida, with Lois Herman, Pam Wright and
David Carlson was recently
elected to a three-year term on the
board of directors for the Sigma
Delta Chi Foundation, which
supports the Society of Professional
Carlson has served on the SPJ
board for 11 years. He was president
Oct. 15, 2007
Sign up for poster
The WUFT/WJUF anniversary
poster signing will take place Nov. 13
from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Harn
Museum of Art.
The poster celebrates the 26th
anniversary of Classic 89 and the 12th
anniversary of Nature Coast 90, and it
features the artwork of local graphic
designer Jim Harrison.
It will be available for a $100
pledge during the October
Students win telecom
award, Alum interning
at Kennedy Center
Doctoral students Sangwon Lee
and Mircea Marcu recently won a
top student paper award at the
Telecommunication Policy Research
Conference for "Fixed and Mobile
Broadband Deployment: An
Empirical Analysis of Adoption
Monica Palenzuela, ADV 2006, is
participating in the internship
program at the John F. Kennedy
Center for the Performing Arts in
Washington, D.C. She's serving as a
press intern for the National
joined the College
in September as its
first coordinator of
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3Luart inewman, JIvi I40o, wins a iiieiiiCe NciAnvemiien
Award from PRSA's Miami Chapter. Pictured with him is
Natalia Flores, PRSA Miami president. (Photo by Andy
Alum nabs lifetime
sixth FMA award
Stuart Newman, JM 1946, an alumnus of distinction,
received the Bill Adams Lifetime Achievement Award
from the Miami Chapter of the Public Relations Society
of America in September.
The Newman PR agency chairman has practiced public
relations in South Florida for more than 60 years.
The communicator recently won its sixth Florida
Magazine Association award in the past three years. "Bo
Knows," by Editor Boaz Dvir, won a Charlie Award for
MediaStorm, a multimedia storytelling Web site, won
an Emmy for Outstanding Broadband Documentary this
year. The site's production team includes senior producer
Robert Browman, JM 1996.
live on C-SPAN
Justin Brown served on an AEJMC
pre-conference workshop panel
broadcast live on C-SPAN in August.
The workshop addressed the future of
electronic media regulation and policy.
Other panelists included Daniel
Brenner of the National Cable
Herbert A. Terry of Indiana University
and Richard Wiley, former chair of the
FCC and managing partner at Wiley
Rein Law Firm in Washington, D.C.
Brown also participated on the
Association's "Broadband as the Basis
for an Evolved Universal Service-The
Benton Universal Service Project" panel
Brown participated in a panel at the
Telecommunication Policy Research
Conference in September as part of the
project to make
universal in the
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Oct. 10-21: WUFT/WJUF-FM Fall
Oct. 17: "Angel of Ahlem"
screening, 7 p.m., Phillips Center
for Performing Arts
Oct. 17-18: Journalism Advisory
Oct. 18: Knight Division Job and
Internship Fair, JWRU Rion
Nov. 2-3: Homecoming
Nov. 4: Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov. 12: Veterans' Day holiday
Nov. 15-16: Public Relations
Nov. 22-23: Thanksgiving holidays
Dec. 5: Fall classes end
Dec. 6-7: Reading days
Dec. 8-14: Exams
Dec. 11: Holiday party, Thomas
Center, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Dec. 15: Commencement
Dec. 17: Grades due
Dec. 25: Holiday
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Faculty, grad students
tackle eclectic topics
Florida Communication Journal
will publish Cory Armstrong's "The
Evolution of Journalism Education:
Evaluating Student Performance by
Active Learning," in its spring issue.
The Midwest Association of Public
Opinion Research Annual Conference
accepted Armstrong's "Views from
the Margins: News Coverage of
Women in Abortion Protests, 1960-
2006," co-written with Michael
Boyle of West Chester University, for
Media History Monographs
recently published Ronald Rodgers'
"The Problems of Journalism: An
Annotated Bibliography of Press
Criticism in Editor & Publisher,
UF Today magazine published
John Freeman's "Back to Berlin"
article in its fall edition.
UF Today magazine's fall issue features
John Freeman's "Back to Berlin."
The International Communication
Gazette plans to publish
"International Agenda-Building and
Agenda-Setting: Exploring the
Influence of Public Relations
Counsel on News Media and Public
Perceptions of Foreign Nations," by
Spiro Kiousis and Xu Wu of
Arizona State University.
Mary Ann Ferguson presented
"A Photo Essay on Women and
Family in Islamic Iran" to the
Greater Florida Women's Club of
Williston earlier this month.
Ferguson also spoke at the College
of Medicine Faculty Council earlier
this month about the College's new
mentoring program and the process
used to develop it.
Belio Martinez presented
"Building Multi-Sector Partnerships
for Progress with Strategic,
Participatory Communication: A Case
Study from Colombia," at the Latin
American Studies Colloquim earlier
The December issue of American
History magazine featured Bill
McKeen's "50 Years On the Road,"
commemorating the 50th anniversary
of Jack Kerouac's On the Road.
The following papers were pre-
sented last week at the Convergence
of Society: Media Ownership, Control
and Consolidation Conference:
"Examining Broadband Adoption
Factors: An Empirical Analysis
between Countries," by doctoral
student Sangwon Lee and Justin
"Diffusion of Broadband Use
Among Echo Boomers in the United
States: A Preliminary Empirical
Analysis," by Lee and Brown.
"Adapting Policy to the
Postmodern Spiral of the Internet," by
"The Price of Sharing: Challenges
to Current Regulations on Internet
Copyright Infringement," by doctoral
student Yan Yang.
"The Making and (Unmaking) of
Communications Policy: A Case
Study of the FCC's 2003 Media
Ownership Rules," by doctoral
student Abubakar Alhassan.
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