On Aug. 16, the University of Miami School of Communication welcomed its new class of graduate students. Graduate orientation for the fall 2018 semester introduced students to the school, faculty, and staff, as well as provided them with a wealth of information to make the transition to graduate school as smooth as possible.
A School of Communication associate professor played an important hand—an artistic one!—in World Cup action, coordinating a team of designers to graphically tell the story of the world’s biggest fútbol tournament.
USA TODAY has named University of Miami School of Communication alumna Maribel Perez Wadsworth, B.S.C. '93, as its publisher. This makes Perez Wadsworth, a Cuban-American, the first person of color to serve as the publication’s publisher. Wadsworth is the second woman to hold this position.
The 2017 Ibis yearbook won 57 Gold Circle Awards or individual awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University.
The Majeri Award for Graphics Journalism recognizes innovation and leadership in the graphic journalism industry. Presented by the Ball State University Department of Journalism in Muncie, Ind., the award is given to an individual who has created a body of work that improves graphics reporting.
For the first time since the inception of the Lafayette Debates, a team composed of only women clinched the victory. On April 8, Leandra Lopez and Julia Lynch, top debaters representing the University of Miami, defeated the team from France’s École de Guerre to win the annual debate tournament held at the French Embassy in Washington D.C. As tournament champions, Lopez and Lynch, were awarded a Young Ambassadors study tour of Paris sponsored by the French Embassy.