Inside the School
Jayhawk Journalist magazine wins CASE award
The Summer 2019 edition of the Jayhawk Journalist magazine has received a silver award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VI award competition. CASE District VI represents professionals and institutions in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. The award will be presented at the CASE district conference in Kansas City in January.
Book giveaway
We are cleaning out the bookshelves in the Resource Center and having a book giveaway. Please stop by Dec. 4-6 to give these books a good home.
Adopt-A-Family Holiday Bureau
We would like to invite all J-School students, faculty and staff to participate in the Adopt-A-Family Holiday Bureau this year. We've adopted a family of five and hope that you will make their season a bright one. Please bring cash donations to the dean's office in 200 Stauffer-Flint or to Shola Aromona ( ) or Ursula Kamanga ( ). Deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m.
Research, Publications and Presentations
Professor Scott Reinardy ’s paper, "Cutting Deeper: U.S. Newspapers Wipeout Jobs and Alter Career Identities,” was published in  Journalism Practice .

Associate Professor Yvonnes Chen was featured in a story in the most recent KU Alumni Association magazine for her research on e-cigarette marketing and advertising aimed at youths ages 11 to 17. Read the story.
Strategic Campaigns presentations
Professor Tien Lee 's students will present their work at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Pine Room of the Kansas Union. The client is the KU Bookstore.

Assistant Professor Joseph Erba 's students will present their work at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Kansas Room of the Kansas Union. The client is Meals on Wheels. Due to limited seating, please contact Erba if you were thinking of attending the presentations.

Associate Professor Yvonnes Chen 's students will present their work at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Pine Room of the Kansas Union. The client is  Ruler of Hope , a nonprofit organization providing support and research for medically fragile children.
Student News and Opportunities
J-School student selected as Global Scholar
Congratulations to Nicole Dolan , who has been selected as a 2020 KU Global Scholar. Dolan, a sophomore from Overland Park, is majoring in journalism and minoring in music. Read the KU News story.
Hearst Journalism Awards
Entries are being accepted for the 60th annual Hearst Journalism Awards. Students may enter in the following categories: Writing, Photojournalism, Radio, Television and Multimedia. Learn more here.
Apply now for McNair Scholars Program
The McNair Scholars Program is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that prepares students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and scholarly activities. McNair Scholars are first-generation, low-income students and/or members of underrepresented minority groups in higher education. The McNair Scholars Program is   currently accepting applications to the program   for the 2019-2020 academic year. Learn more and apply here.
Congressional Fellowship Program
The American Political Science Association (APSA)  Congressional Fellowship Program  is currently  accepting online applications  for  APSA-MCI Communications  Congressional Fellowships for scholars and journalists with a professional interest in telecommunications. The nine-month program in Washington, D.C., gives scholars and journalists a hands-on understanding of Congress through placements in congressional offices. Learn more here.
JSchool Tech
JSchool Tech/JBar events will be held in Dole through the end of the semester. If you enter from the back side of Dole (side closest to Stauffer-Flint) you will go to the left, then straight toward the Kansan newsroom. Enter the door to the left of the newsroom and look for Heather Lawrenz . Teams and Topics will be in 2050 Dole. C heck online here for any schedule changes.

Take this survey: Help JSchoolTech design its offerings for Spring 2020. Choose what you want to learn and when. Take our survey and have your voice count! 

Ask the labbies: Labbies are stationed at the tech support desk in the Resource Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. most days for any students needing computer assistance.

Online tutorials: Remember to go to ​ for all of your tutorial needs: InDesign, Premiere, Illustrator. We have it all!
PRSSA meeting tomorrow
The KU PRSSA organization will meet at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the School of Business. Guest speaker is Kimberly Sanden , public relations coordinator at Populous in Kansas City. Please email with any questions.
Diversity analysis of the University Daily Kansan presentation
Through funding from the Center for Undergraduate Research, students in J534: Diversity in Media partnered with the Kansan this semester to conduct a diversity analysis of the student paper through content analysis, interviews and focus groups. They will present their findings at a poster session from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Ballroom of the Kansas Union. They also will present to the provost and deans at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Union. All are invited to support the students at either session.
Jobs and Internships
Find career and work opportunities on the J-School s jobs and internships web page. You can filter by job or internship and full or part time. And don t forget that our career and outreach coordinator, Steve Rottinghaus , can help you with your search. See more job and internship opportunities on the J-School's website and check out the University Career Center’s job and internship board .
News anchor/producer , Univision (Denver, Colorado)
Communications student assistant , Office of Research (Lawrence, Kansas)
Photojournalist , KAKE (Wichita, Kansas)
Reporter , KAKE (Wichita, Kansas)
Anchor/reporter , KAKE (Wichita, Kansas)
Digital revenue manager , WIBW (Topeka, Kansas)
Korva Coleman Diversity in Journalism Internship
Applications are now open for the Korva Coleman Diversity in Journalism Internship, which is geared toward training college students of color to be part of the next generation of public radio reporters and newscasters. The Coleman intern will get an immersive, hands-on learning experience at KMUW, Wichita’s award-winning National Public Radio station, as well as mentoring from NPR newscaster Coleman. Learn more and apply here.
Three faculty jobs open
The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications is seeking exceptional candidates for three tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level, expected to begin August 2020. Learn more and apply here.
J-School seeks student office assistant for spring semester
Student hourly office assistant will work in Student Services starting in the spring semester. Learn more and apply here.
Dec. 12: Last day of fall classes
Dec. 13: Stop day
Dec. 13: Faculty/staff meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, followed by lunch, Adams Alumni Center, Bruckmiller Room
Dec. 21-Jan. 19: Winter break
Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
Jan. 21: First day of spring semester
Feb. 7: Faculty/staff meeting 1:30-3 p.m., Stauffer-Flint Hall, Room 206
Feb. 28 : KSPA Regional Contest, all day, Kansas Union
March 5: J-School Career Fair, Kansas Union
March 9-13: Spring break   
March 20: Faculty/staff meeting 1:30-3 p.m., Stauffer-Flint Hall, Room 206
April 16: William Allen White Day & Student Scholarships and Awards program, 3 p.m., Kansas Union, Ballroom
May 2: KSPA State Contest, all day, Kansas Union
May 8: Stop day         
May 8: Faculty/staff meeting 10:30 a.m.-noon, followed by lunch, Clarkson Gallery
May 15: Last day of finals        
May 16: J-School Recognition Ceremony, 8:30 a.m., Lied Center
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
1435 Jayhawk Boulevard
Stauffer-Flint Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045