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The MJF Course Waitlist is now open

The MJF Course Waitlist Form for Fall 2018 is now open and will be available until August 22, 11:59 p.m. Learn more about the course waitlist procedure.

Drushel new chair for MJF department

Provost Callahan has approved the appointment of Professor Bruce Drushel as Chair of the Department of Media, Journalism & Film. He will assume this role effective Aug. 20. Read more.

Three alums on team that wins Pulitzer

Mark Curnutte, Mariel Padilla and Bethany Bruner were part of a team that won the 2018 Pulitzer for local news for a series on the heroin epidemic for the Cincinnati Enquirer. Read more about the winners.

Cheryl Heckler leaves legacy with Miami journalism students

Cheryl Heckler was a passionate, caring teacher who took great delight in teaching journalistic writing, showing students the world through the lens of international journalism and talking for hours (and hours) about celebrated Civil War journalist Whitelaw Reid, one of her fellow Miami University alumni. She also was an accomplished journalist, focusing mainly on covering the influence of religion on politics, political figures and world events. Read more.

Journalism students win In SPJ regional contest

A total of 108 students were recognized in this year’s competition, hosted by Region 4 of the Society of Professional Journalists. Miamians submitted 54 of the total 398 entries in the competition. Read more about the winners.

Inside Hollywood gives students a foot in the door to the entertainment industry

For the past 4 years, Miami has hosted Inside Hollywood during 3 weeks of January term. It is a 3-credit program in Los Angeles that "takes students inside the entertainment industry, including film and television preproduction, production and editing, script development, casting, entertainment law, administration and finance, development, distribution and marketing."

STC senior receives Gillman scholarship

Kevin Berning, a strategic communication and international studies senior, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to help fund his study abroad experiences. Berning received the $7,000 Freeman-ASIA award and will spend the full 2017-2018 academic year in Japan with the USAC Japanese and East Asian Studies Program.

MJF students receive prestigious NATAS award

Seven recent Miami University graduates have won Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences regional student production award for best long form fiction production. Read more.

Haygood named fellow at Washington College

Wil Haygood, Boadway Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence in the Department of Media, Journalism & Film, will spend the 2017-18 year at Washington College as the Patrick Henry Writing Fellow. Read more.

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May 13, 2018
Capstone Pictures Premiere "Suicide Man"

MAC 414-B, the capstone in digital filmmaking, will premiere their narrative short fiction film about a former leader of a depression support group whose intense inward struggles with suicide reveal his supernatural gift: the ability to defy death.

7 p.m., ASC Wilks Theater

May 16, 2018
Reception for retiring chair Richard Campbell

Members of the Miami community -- faculty, staff, students, family and friends -- are invited to wish Dr. Campbell well as he ends a five-year term as founding chair of MJF. He plans to remain on faculty next year after his summer retirement as chair. The event is free and open to all.

4-6 p.m., Shriver Center Heritage Room

May 19, 2018
MJF Senior Sendoff

MJF will have a reception for graduates and their families the morning of graduation. Join us for a continental breakfast and introduce your family to the MJF faculty. Seniors will get an email invite to RSVP to this event.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Williams Hall

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