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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.

Communications grad to serve as trustee

Gov. John Kasich has appointed John Christopher Pascoe (Miami ’91) of Worthington, Ohio, to Miami University’s board of trustees. Pascoe was a mass communications major at Miami who also was the head engineer for WMSR. Read more.

PRVisions now accepting applications

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

MJF students selected for Phi Beta Kappa

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 plans spring member drive

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.

MJF students travel to Costa Rica, NY in winter term

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 has published a new book

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.

Wil Haygood nominated for NAACP Image Award

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.

Stephen Siff talks Acid Hype

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.

New Co-Major in Film Studies Approved

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.

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May 14, 2016
MJF hosts open house on morning of graduation

MJF will host a Senior Sendoff event on graduation morning. All graduates and their families are invited to the open house, from 10 a.m. to noon on May 14 in the Williams Hall courtyard, lobby and television studio. Coffee and breakfast items are served.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Williams Hall

May 8, 2016
Capstone Pictures premiere of LIMBO

Students enrolled in the capstone course MAC 414B will present their short film.

5 p.m., ASC Wilks Theatre

April 23, 2016
Enquirer reporter to speak to Cincy Miami alumni group

Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Mark Curnutte, '84, will be among the graduates featured at "Creators, Innovators, Illuminators," hosted by the Miami Alumni Association. Registrations due by April 18.

6 - 8:30 p.m., Woodward Theater, Cincinnati

April 20, 2016
'Live from Miami' to celebrate WMUB

Miami University Libraries will be holding an opening reception for the exhibit titled "and now, Live from Miami..." A panel of alumni and current students will be at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit runs from April 18 through August 12.

5 - 7 p.m., King Library Room 320

April 18, 2016
MJF hosts event with young alumni

MJF is sponsoring Distinguished Alumni Days for the first time. Alumni participating include Jennifer Duck '04, of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, Ida Lieszkovszky Hargitai '09 of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, David Kelbaugh '99 of Tacklebox Brand Strategy, Yvette Simpson '00, attorney and Cincinnati city council, and Chad Wollett of the Tonight Show.

4 p.m., Williams TV Studio

April 14-17, 2016
'Circus Fracas' Film Festival this weekend in Oxford

The Miami Film Society will have the "Circus Fracas" Film Festival Thursday through Sunday. Movie screenings include "Moulin Rouge!" at 7 p.m. in Art 100, Fellini's "La Strada" at 7 p.m. at the Oxford Community Arts Center and two Buster Keaton shorts at 8:30 p.m. in uptown park Saturday. Free and open to the public

April 11, 2016

A lecture by Charles M. Blow, the Visual Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.

6 p.m., Benton Hall Auditorium

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MJF Visiting Instructor, Shara Clark, wrapping up her year as president of Cincinnati PRSA.

MJF Visiting Instructor, Shara Clark, wrapping up her year as president of Cincinnati PRSA.

Shara Clark accepts the Silver Award for work she did for United Way of Greater Cincinnati's annual report.

Shara Clark accepts the Silver Award for work she did for United Way of Greater Cincinnati's annual report.

MJF Alum Carrie Phillippi

MJF Alum Carrie Phillippi

MJF Alum Alex Puccinni

MJF Alum Alex Puccinni

MJF alums Brianne Kistler (middle) and Lauren Doyle (right)

MJF alums Brianne Kistler (middle) and Lauren Doyle (right)

MJF alum Darcy Little Schwas

MJF alum Darcy Little Schwas

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