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The MJF Course Waitlist

The MJF Course Waitlist Form for Spring 2018 is now available. The form will be closed on November 18 at 5:00 pm, and will not open again until January 17. Learn more about the course waitlist procedure.

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.

MJF students win honors in SPJ annual competition

Sixteen Miami University students were recognized in Detroit in the annual Mark of Excellence regional competition of the Society of Professional Journalists. Students brought home six first-place wins and seven awards as finalists. Read more.

Strat Comm students win at the Blacksmith Awards

Two of our Strategic Communication students received honors in the PRSSA Student of the Year Award at the Cincinnati PRSA Blacksmith Awards recently. Dalton Ulm received the Silver Award and Paige Garty received the Bronze Award. The awards were judged by a PRSA chapter in Orange County California. Read more.

Miami Herald publishes MU's Cuba stories

The Miami Herald packaged several of MJF students' reporting projects on its site. In its Cuba section, the Miami Herald has stories by students Elizabeth Hansen, Emily Williams, Jack Evans and Kevin Vestal, who participated in our first-ever Cuba study abroad program. Clinical faculty member Joe Sampson also has a story about a Cuban newspaper on the site. Check out the stories.

Student-produced podcast honored in international competition

Three recent Miami University graduates received a second-place award in an international competition for a podcast episode they created. Read more.

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October 30, 2017
After Full House

Actress/activist Jodie Sweetin presents "After Full House: Acting, Addiction and Recovery" as a guest of Lecture Series. Free but required tickets are available at Hall Auditorium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Additionally, MJF students are invited to a press conference with Sweetin, 4:30 p.m., Williams Hall 107, with RSVPs requested to

7:30 p.m., Hall Auditorium

November 2, 2017
Arsalan Iftikhar

Media commentator and human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar presents “Scapegoats: How Islam Helps Our Enemies and Threatens Our Freedoms."

4 p.m., Shriver Center Dolibois A

November 6, 2017
The Bail Trap: American Ransom

MJF and AMS faculty members Carolyn Hardin, Glenn Muschert, Joe Sampson and Sarah Siff will lead a discussion about the documentary after a screening. The film focuses on how bail requirements in the U.S. criminal justice system prey on the most vulnerable.

7 p.m., Shideler Hall 001

November 9, 2017
The Making of Seven Days of Heroin

Editors and reporters from The Cincinnati Enquirer present "The Making of Seven Days of Heroin." All MJF students and faculty are invited to hear about this ambitious work, produced by 60-plus staff members and presented in September as a seven-day diary about the heroin epidemic in Greater Cincinnati.

4:30 p.m., McGuffey Hall 322

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