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The Journalism Department is hiring two new colleagues: a tenure-track professor and a faculty advisor / lecturer. Those interested in applying to either position can do so online through UMass Amherst Human Resources.
Six superlative journalism alums will return to UMass for the Journalism Alumni All-Star Panel and dinner, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Campus Center. Ashleigh Barry of KTVK/KPHO in Phoenix, documentary film producer Bill Gallagher, Newsday reporter Makenzie Issler Rigg, PRI's The World editor Aaron Schachter, S.P. Sullivan of NJ.com and the Star-Ledger and Elisa Thomas, executive director of digital marketing at Clinique, will also visit journalism classes.
Journalism majors studying abroad during the Spring 2015 semester can apply for a $1,000 SBS Spring Study Abroad Scholarship. The application deadline is November 12, 2014.
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