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The MJF Course Waitlist Form is available now!

The MJF Course Waitlist Form will remain accessible until 11:59 PM, Sunday, August 24, 2014. You must complete a request for each course you wish to be wait listed on. Requests are processed based on number of hours completed, major status and expected graduation. Click here to get more info and directions.

Journalism student Emily Crane is a President's Distinguished Service Award Winner.

In the world of sports, there are hat tricks – athletes who accomplish the same feat three times in a single game. The Department of Media, Journalism & Film has a “hat track times two” student in graduating senior Emily Crane. During her Miami years, the journalism-anthropology double major has racked up more than half of dozen top-level feats.

Author Wil Haygood Joins Miami's faculty!

Acclaimed journalist and author Wil Haygood (Miami '76) will join Miami's faculty in the spring semester of academic year 2014-2015 as the Karl and Helen Wiepking Visiting Distinguished Professor, a one-year appointment.

Oxford Weekly News 'On Air'

Media, Journalism and Film students are again producing the "Oxford Weekly News" program as part of two upper-level courses.

First NYC Media Program Connects Students and Pros

Seventeen students. One prof. Thirty-five media professionals working for 15 prominent media employers. And four days.

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Upcoming Events

Aug. 22, 2014
Journalist and author Bruce Watson

Author of Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy, this year’s Summer Reading Program selection, will deliver the convocation speech.

Oxford campus, 9:00 a.m.

Sept. 15-16, 2014
NYT reporter Andrew Revkin

New York Times reporter and author of its Dot Earth blog, will return to Miami, presenting "Seeking a good path in the Anthropocene" as the main events.

More details TBA.

Oct. 11-15, 2014
Freedom Summer Conference

Several journalists will visit campus including Karen DeWitt, Keith Beauchamp and Wil Haygood. Visit for more info.

Marcum Conference Center

Oct. 27, 2014
Author of Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black, the story of her two years in prison and the subject of a Netflix original series will be the guest of Lecture Series.

Hall Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

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Featured Media

  • Building the new studio set

  • Mirage, a student Capstone film

  • The latest from MUTV

  • The latest from Miami Public Radio Project

In the Spotlight

Jennifer Boroff

Jennifer Boroff is a 2008 Miami University graduate from Beachwood, Ohio. With a major in Strategic Communications, Boroff set herself up for a career in the public relations world.

There is no such thing as a typical day for Boroff as a public relations professional at a small firm in Chicago.Whether she is working angles on a red carpet or participating in conference calls and strategic meetings, Boroff is always on the move. So her only routines are in the mornings. “I always start my day by flipping back and forth between the Today show and Good Morning America,” says Boroff, an account manager at Henson Consulting. “After getting ready, I hop on the Red Line to work and scoop up an iced Zen tea from Starbucks. Then I’m ready to roll.”

Boroff has worked on numerous PR accounts throughout her five-year career. Some of her past clients at Stern Advertising, a top Cleveland-based agency, included Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice and Kay Jewelers. Boroff worked with Jane Seymour, the Emmy award-winning actress, to help promote Seymour’s Open Heart paintings and artwork through a national art tour.

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