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Kenton Bird and Diane Kelly-Riley Receive FY19 CLASS Research Fellowships

Posted Mon, 07 May 2018 14:18:00 -0700

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences is proud to announce Kenton Bird, School of Journalism and Mass Media, and Diane Kelly-Riley, Department of English, as the recipients of FY19 CLASS Research Fellowships. Bird will use this funding to continue his biography of Thomas Foley and Kelly-Riley will be working on an edited collection titled "Improving Outcomes: Disciplinary Writing, Local Assessment and the Aim of Fairness." Read more

U of I Senior to Study in Tanzania in Fall 2018

Posted Tue, 01 May 2018 11:27:00 -0700

University of Idaho student Ian Hahn has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study in Tanzania during the 2018-19 academic year. Hahn, originally from Portland, Oregon, is a senior in journalism with minors in international studies and anthropology. He will study Swahili this summer at the University of Florida and then transfer to MS Training Center for Development Cooperation in Arusha, Tanzania. Read more

Covering the Capitol: McClure Center-JAMM Legislative Interns Pundits Forum April 24

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:51:00 -0700

The University of Idaho's James A. and Louise McClure Center for Public Policy Research and the School of Journalism and Mass Media will host a panel discussion featuring current and past legislative interns reflecting on their experience. Read more

#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement

Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:03:00 -0700

Join us for a screening of Assistant Professor Denise Bennett's film "#MeToo Moscow: Local Perspectives on an International Movement" at noon April 25 in the Borah Theater. This film features #metoo stories from local women and will be accompanied by a brown bag discussion with the filmmaker. Bring your lunch and join the conversation. All are welcome! For more information, contact bekahm@uidaho.edu. Read more

Denise Bennett Documentary Garners Acclaim

Posted Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:38:00 -0700

"Some Lived: An Idaho POW's Story" - a documentary by Denise Bennett, an associate professor of journalism and mass media in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences - won the award for "Best Heritage Short Documentary" at the Tribute Film Festival in Texas in March. "Some Lived" tells the story of 2LT Mark Brooks Calnon '40, who was interned at Stalag Luft III during World War II. The documentary has also been screened this year at the docLAHOMA Film Festival in Oklahoma City on Jan. 14 and the Spokane International Film Festival on Feb. 2 as part of the Best of the Northwest Shorts program. Bennett's project, including a digital archive of Calnon's oral histories and memorabilia was funded through a University of Idaho Seed Grant.

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