The Oshkosh Independent Magazine Releases Second Issue

“Oshkosh is a city on the rise, and the Oshkosh Independent Magazine aims to capture and connect with what is going on and keep the spirit of rejuvenation and creativity alive,”… Read More The Oshkosh Independent Magazine Releases Second Issue

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The Trend of Google Analytics

By Allie Weitekamp (@weitekamp_allie) In the Journalism Department, one of the major tools professors are discussing in classes is Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a tool to study how users are interacting with web pages and blogs. It also helps measure advertising ROI, track Flash, video and social networking sites. Google states, “Google Analytics makes… Read More The Trend of Google Analytics

The Advisory Board Provides Employer Perspective

By Ashley Larson (@aelarson6) The Department of Journalism at UW Oshkosh is committed to providing students with the knowledge and skills relevant for today’s job market. In order to keep curriculum as current as possible, the department utilizes feedback from a group of industry professionals called the advisory board. John Giesfeldt, a board member and… Read More The Advisory Board Provides Employer Perspective

On Trend: Online Certification

By Madeline Clemence (Clem__Clemence)   Online certifications seem to be all the rage right now in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Journalism. Becoming certified in areas of social media, human subjects research, and analytics are consuming the journalism students in some areas of the department at UWO. Students can leverage these skills internally… Read More On Trend: Online Certification

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh journalism students help local school find new look

By Jean Giovanetti Students at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) helped a local elementary school update its image. Students enrolled in the journalism department’s Advertising Copy Layout and Production class worked with representatives of Carl Traeger Elementary School to develop a new logo. The current logo features an image of a wolf, representing the… Read More University of Wisconsin Oshkosh journalism students help local school find new look

Display Your Best Self: PRSSA Holds LinkedIn Workshop

By Ashley Larson (@aelarson6) As a senior, the real world is right around the corner. With it comes the daunting task of job (or internship) hunting. Recently, PRSSA hosted Barb Benish and Dr. Sara Steffes Hansen, who gave a LinkedIn workshop about how to use this important networking platform along with one-on-one help for attendees.… Read More Display Your Best Self: PRSSA Holds LinkedIn Workshop