Students taping a show in the TV studio
MJF student at audio board
 MJF student behind a studio camera
 MJF students in the studio control room
MJF student behind the camera in the TV studio



Feb. 25, 2020

Haygood event focuses on
Thurgood Marshall documentary

Journalist and author Wil Haygood ('76) debuts the trailer for a forthcoming documentary based on his 2015 biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Haygood, the Boadway Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence in MJF, will speak on "The American Presidency and Thurgood Marshall," followed by a question-and-answer session.
This event is free and open to the public.

6:30 p.m., Armstrong Student Center Pavillon


Feb. 26, 2020

Premiere of documentary
'Training for Freedom'

Premiere of documentary "Training for Freedom," with panel discussion afterward featuring Wil Haygood, Rick Momeyer, Tammy Kernodle and Nashani Frazier, with Bruce Drushel handling introductions and Patti Newberry as moderator. 

6:30 p.m., Leonard Theater, Peabody Hall

March 3, 2020

Washington Post reporter
discusses book about Iranian prison

Jason Rezaian, Washington Post reporter and author of “Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison-Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out,” talks about his book with an MJF audience. (He also speaks at Lane Library that night at 6:30 p.m.)

3-4 p.m., location TBA

March 9, 2020

Lecture Series guest
is physicist/futurist

Physicist/futurist Michio Kaku presents “The Future of the Mind,” Hall Auditorium, as a guest of the Lecture Series. Events include 4:30 p.m. press conference for MJF students, Williams Hall Ludwin Studio.

7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium

April 6, 2020

MJF Distinguished Alumni
speak of career paths

The 2020 MJF Distinguished Alumni are Lisa Bannon of the Wall Street Journal, Vincent Duffy of Michigan Public Radio, Carrie Phillippi of General Electric and Charlie Yook of NFL Network. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception for students at 5:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m., Rick Ludwin Studio (107 Williams Hall)