The MJF Course Waitlist is now closed
The MJF Course Waitlist is now closed and will reopen August 14-18 (two weeks before classes begin). Learn more about the course waitlist procedure.
PRVisions, our student-run PR firm, is now accepting applications for next year. It offers hands-on experience with real clients so you can build your resume and portfolio while you earn credit! Interested students can send a resume and list of STC/COM classes completed to email@example.com.
Nine students from the MJF department were selected into the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. They are Olivia Braude, Jessica Gould, Greta Hallberg, Monica Komer, Amy Natoce, Victoria Slater, Marissa Stipek, Emily Tate and Reis Thebault. They will be honored at a ceremony on April 20.
PRSSA will have a Spring Membership Drive starting Tuesday, Feb. 9. This a great opportunity for students to be a part of a national organization that gives them experience for their resume and can help them build their portfolios. Read more.
Two of our journalism professors -- Annie-Laurie Blair and Patricia Newberry -- and their students who spent Winter term in Costa Rica and New York were highlighted in Miami media. Other MJF classes went to Chicago and Hollywood this winter term. Read more.
Dr. Hongmei Li, associate professor of strategic communication, has just published a co-edited book (with Leslie Marsh) titled The Middle Class in Emerging Societies: Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets. Read more about the book.
Visiting Distinguished Professor in MJF and Miami alumnus Wil Haygood's new book Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America was nominated for the NAACP Image Award. Read more.
Associate Professor of Journalism, Stephen Siff, was interviewed on 91.3 WYSO about his book Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience. Listen to the interview here.
The co-major in Film Studies was recently approved by the College of Arts and Science, and students can now officially declare it. It is a co-major, and thus needs to be paired with a primary major (outside of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film). For more information click here, or contact Dr. Kerry Hegarty.