New Face Brings New Taste
Julian Gonzalez (East Chicago, Ind.) is only a pre-journalism major, and is already a member of the National Association of Black Journalists Chapter (NABJ) at Iowa.
Gonzalez seemed to embark on a land of opportunities when he came to Iowa. He wanted to go out of state for college, but the finances were obstacles to overcome. Once Iowa gave him the aid he needed, he leapt at the opportunity, and found himself to be a freshman in Fall 2009.
UI Professors Lends Tech Knowledge Abroad
For three years, Jane Singer aided the Univeristy of Central Lancashire in broadening British Media outlets.
As the media world adapts to the omnipotence of the Internet and the overwhelming recent growth in smartphones—cell phones with Web-searching and networking capabilities—the journalism industry must anticipate the shock of new forms for news dissipation.
The knowledge of Associate Professor Jane Singer is being utilized in teaching journalism and communication skills students will undoubtedly need to garner their full potential once released into the real world of careers and salaries.
In 2006 The University of Central Lancashire in Preston, Lancashire UK requested her to temporarily join their efforts to aid the United Kingdom towards internet-savvy communication.
Landing Competitive Sports Internship Yields Valuable Experience
Three years ago, Jenni Stumpff (senior, Iowa City, Iowa) thought nothing of jotting down an e-mail address displayed on a power point in one of her journalism classes. The slide suggested a contact for students interested in sports media.
She didn’t expect that three years later she would be graduating with a resume packed with experience gained from her internship as a sports information student assistant for Hawkeye Sports.