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05 Dec Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 5, 2016

Drake SJMC partners with global Google News Lab Google has announced an initiative that partners the tech giant with journalism programs around the world — and Drake SJMC is part of the initial cohort of 48 institutions. The Google News Lab University network aims to “provide journalism educators with the same level of training and support that we’ve […]

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28 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 28, 2016

Sign up for SJMC networking bus trip to Minneapolis The SJMC’s annual student bus trip will visit Minneapolis for agency visits and networking on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3. The schedule tentatively includes stops at Target, the Olson and Space 150 agencies, along with alumni networking and a gathering with prospective students, professional […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

Event to focus on “The Press, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign”

Public opinion researcher J. Ann Selzer and political expert David Yepsen will discuss the fallout of the 2016 presidential campaign in a wide-ranging discussion at Drake University on Tuesday, Nov. 29. “The Press, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign 2016: Where Do We Go From Here?” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 21, 2016

Stand out from the crowd: Tips from the pros A professional panel will present today (Monday, Nov. 21) at 6 p.m. in Mer. 106 on what it takes to get an internship or job, and how to assemble a winning portfolio. Panelists include: Claire Celsi, Communications Consultant/Public Relations Princess Josh Fisher, Iowa Wild Dustin Kass, Local […]

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14 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 14, 2016

Annual JMC Days are here! JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held this week, Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and […]

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10 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

2016 JMC Days are Nov. 14-18

JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and help spread the word. Monday, Nov. […]

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07 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 7, 2016

PR students finalists for PR News honors Public relations major Madison McConnell has been named a finalist for PR News’ Student of the Year. Tom Scearce is a finalist for Intern of the Year. Ad senior on winning GRIT team Advertising senior Jeff Hersheway was on the winning team at the recent GRIT student conference sponsored by […]

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31 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 31, 2016

Drake students win 10 College Media Association awards Drake student work was honored with 10 Pinnacle awards, including six first-place honors, at this weekend’s College Media Association contest in Atlanta. Two of the top three student magazines in the country were produced by Drake students: Drake Magazine won first place for magazine of the year and […]

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24 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 24, 2016

Three Pacemakers for Drake media Drake University student publications won three Pacemaker awards Saturday at the Associated Collegiate Press conference. Drake Magazine won a magazine Pacemaker; DrakeMag.com and Urban Plains won online Pacemakers. Only two other schools, University of Miami and University of Oregon, won three Pacemakers. The Pacemakers honor the very best of collegiate […]

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19 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo on Wednesday | Oct. 19, 2016

Welcome back from Fall Break! Urban Plains launch party at Des Moines Social Club Urban Plains, the senior capstone class for the electronic media, news and magazine students, is hosting its launch party on Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Des Moines Social Club. There will be a photo booth, desserts and a cash bar. […]

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