Learn more about classes and housing during the Fall '20 semester.
Become a part of the Journalism Department's new PR Concentration.
Scholar, journalist and UT Ph.D. Kelsey Whipple joins as an Assistant Professor.
Rodrigo Zamith receives an SBS Outstanding Teaching Award.
The UMass Amherst Reopening Plan has been published, with classes set to begin on August 24. Check back soon for more information on how each journalism class will work during the Fall semester.
Journalism majors now have the option to earn a concentration in Public Relations. The six required courses, plus an internship, are designed to develop the skills necessary for professional success.
The department welcomes Kelsey Whipple as a new Assistant Professor. She is a scholar, journalist and Texas native. In addition to core classes like Introduction to Journalism, Whipple will teach audio journalism and cultural journalism classes.
The News Literacy class circulated the hashtag #UMassNewsLiteracy on Twitter to draw attention to the need for news literacy and to enable students to closely monitor the changing digital news in today's complex information environment.
"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."
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