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NPR, Howard Center, CNS Earn Second Major Professional Award For Climate Change Collaboration

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:17
COLLEGE PARK (1/15/19) — NPR, the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism and Capital News Service on Wednesday shared honorable mention in the 2019 Philip Meyer Journalism Award competition for their collaboration on the effects of...
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Lead The Shirley Povich Center For Sports Journalism

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 11:43
COLLEGE PARK (1/14/20) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism is seeking an accomplished journalist and mentor to lead its Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism....
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Veteran Journalist Bill Lambrecht Named Howard Center’s First Visiting Professional

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 03:00
Washington-based investigative and political reporter Bill Lambrecht has been named the inaugural visiting professional at the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism....
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Ph.D. Student Sohana Nasrin Earns Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:23
COLLEGE PARK (1/8/20) — Sohana Nasrin, a Ph.D. student at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, has earned an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University of Maryland Graduate School. ...
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CNS, AP Publish New Entry In Series Investigating National Jail Suicides

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 11:21
COLLEGE PARK (1/3/20)— The University of Maryland Capital News Service and Associated Press on Dec. 21 published the latest in a series of stories investigating why mentally ill people are killing themselves in jails across the United States....
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Assistant Professor Krishnan Vasudevan Wins Independent Scholarship, Research And Creativity Award For Upcoming Project

Thu, 12/19/2019 - 03:00
COLLEGE PARK (12/19/19) — Assistant Professor Krishnan Vasudevan has won an Independent Scholarship, Research and Creativity Award (ISRCA) from the University of Maryland Division of Research for his proposal “One Driver, One Mic: How Immigrant Taxi Drivers Formed a Coop to Take on Uber,...
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Merrill College Honors Graduates At Winter Commencement

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 12:31
COLLEGE PARK (12/18/19) — Twenty-nine undergraduate students and 10 master’s students celebrated the completion of their degree Wednesday during the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism commencement ceremony at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center....
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Howard Center, CNS Collaborate With PBS To Investigate Juvenile Justice

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:04
COLLEGE PARK (12/11/19) — The second project by the University of Maryland’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, on imprisoned juvenile lifers and their years without parole, went live online and premiered on PBS NewsHour on Tuesday....
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Povich Center Panelists Talk ‘The Great American Sports Page’ At The Newseum

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 13:24
By Ryan Romano ’19...
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First Documentary By Faculty Member Josh Davidsburg ’01 Selected To Slamdance Film Festival

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:22
COLLEGE PARK (12/5/19) — “Queen of the Capital,” the first documentary by University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism faculty member Josh Davidsburg ’01, has been selected to appear in the 2020 Slamdance Film Festival....
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Giving Tuesday: Send Capital News Service Students To 2020 National Conventions

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 08:53
Some veteran reporters wait years to cover a national political convention. ...
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Merrill College History: The First Journalism Building

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 07:00
COLLEGE PARK (11/23/16) — The weather might not have cooperated, but that didn’t stop some 200 guests — including news, public relations and political officials — from helping to dedicate the University of Maryland’s first modern building for the Department of...
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Andrea Chamblee ’83, Widow of Capital Gazette Shooting Victim, Navigates Grief And Finishes His Final Book

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 12:15
Editor’s note: Andrea Chamblee ’83 is appearing at Knight Hall on Thursday at 6 p.m. to launch, “The Capital of Basketball: A History of D.C. Area High School Hoops,” the book she finished in honor of her late husband, slain Capital Gazette journalist John McNamara ’83....
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Dena Gershkovich ’20, Former Adjunct Professor Thomas Linthicum Honored By Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 09:22
The University of Maryland’s top graduating seniors have piloted programs to feed hungry students, created animations about quantum physics, helped emergency room patients and analyzed hypersonic wind tunnels....
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14th Annual Povich Symposium Highlights Investigative Sports Journalism

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 13:07
By Ryan Romano ’19...
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Povich Center’s George Solomon To Serve As Winter Commencement Speaker

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 03:00
COLLEGE PARK (11/11/19) — George Solomon, founding director of The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, will be the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s winter commencement speaker, Dean Lucy Dalglish announced Monday....
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‘Code Red,’ Howard Center’s Inaugural Project, Wins Top Professional Award For Innovative Storytelling

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:00
COLLEGE PARK (11/6/19) — The University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and NPR were named the 2019 recipients of the National Press Foundation’s Innovative Storytelling Award on Wednesday for the first project by the new Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, “Code Red:...
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Povich Center’s George Solomon Puts Nationals’ World Series Win In Perspective

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 15:36
Editor’s note:The Washington Nationals completed an improbable turnaround from also-ran in May to World Series champion Wednesday night, continuing a run of D.C. sports champions that began with the Capitals a year ago....
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