Tom Hanaway shares “Midwest in the Far East” experience

By Tom Hanaway (@tomhanaway) By the time students graduate, most get the chance to showcase the skills they learned while in college: biology students present research, art students show their work in exhibits and music students perform at recitals. Journalism students really don’t have a similar event. We get articles published and photos printed, but… Read More Tom Hanaway shares “Midwest in the Far East” experience

My experience at the Milwaukee County Zoo and the importance of internships

By Molly Guendert (@mollyguendert) Being a college student is no walk in the park. Not only do we have to do a ton of work while in school, but then we have to worry about getting jobs after graduation to pay back all of the debt we’ve accumulated. Getting a job won’t be easy either.… Read More My experience at the Milwaukee County Zoo and the importance of internships

UWO J-Alumni Panel Session: “How the J-Dept. helped get me from here (Oshkosh) to there (where I am today)”

By Sheng Lee (@shengdanger) As part of the UW Oshkosh Journalism Department Homecoming 2011 festivities, the department hosted a panel session on Oct. 21 entitled “How the J-Department helped get me from here (Oshkosh) to there (where I am today).” The panel featured four J-Department alumni: Mike Fredrick ’97, Pat Stiegman ’88, Mary Callen ’95… Read More UWO J-Alumni Panel Session: “How the J-Dept. helped get me from here (Oshkosh) to there (where I am today)”

Join in Homecoming festivities as Journalism Dept. welcomes alumni, friends

Students, alumni and the general public are invited to join the Department of Journalism for a special reunion during Homecoming 2011. Events will be held at Sage Hall, the new academic building, and alumni are encouraged to share memories while seeing the latest happenings in the journalism department. Activities include: Friday, Oct. 21 •1-2:15 p.m. “Social… Read More Join in Homecoming festivities as Journalism Dept. welcomes alumni, friends

Panel Session: “How the Department of Journalism helped me get from here (Oshkosh) to there (where I’m at today)”

Friday, Oct. 21 from 2:30-3:45 p.m. Sage Hall 3232 Featuring two UWO Alumni Award winners, Pat Stiegman ’88, vice president and editor in chief of digital media at ESPN.com and Mike Fredrick ’97, creative director at Bader Rutter in Milwaukee. Also with Mary Callen ’95, communications director for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and Laura Denissen… Read More Panel Session: “How the Department of Journalism helped me get from here (Oshkosh) to there (where I’m at today)”

“Your lead, Our story” campaign launch

By Sheng Lee (@shengdanger) This year for Homecoming 2011, the Journalism Department is trying something new! To connect and strengthen relations with the department’s alumni, Dr. Sara Hansen and the social media team has asked more than 500 alumni to share their success stories with us. Through a campaign titled “Your lead, Our story,” we… Read More “Your lead, Our story” campaign launch