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Kelsey Donohue, Communications Strategist and former Assistant Press Secretary to First Lady Michelle Obama, will visit the department and its new Public Relations Student Club from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Hub to discuss career paths in politics and the communications strategy behind Mrs. Obama's most memorable moments.

Associate Professor Kathy Roberts Forde will moderate a talk with New York Times investigative reporter Jodi Kantor at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Springfield Symphony Hall. Kantor co-authored the bestselling book "She Said." The event, called "She Said: Breaking the Story that Helped Ignite #MeToo," is sponsored by UMass Amherst as part of the Springfield Public Forum.

Spring 2020 course registration starts today for seniors, with other years scheduled to begin over the next ten days. The Journalism Department will offer thirty different courses next semester. Log in to SPIRE and click on "Enrollment Dates" in the lower right corner to find the time when your registration window opens.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

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Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003