Inside the School
Stauffer-Flint Hall remodeling project
Keep up to date with the Stauffer-Flint Hall remodeling project on our livestream broadcast set up on the first floor. Also make sure to follow us on the J-School social media accounts for weekly progress updates and check out this time-lapse video of the week of July 7.
Assistant Professor Teri Finneman and journalism students are providing news coverage to Eudora through a community website. Editor and Publisher wrote a story about the project recently.
Faculty and Staff
Save the date for the faculty and staff retreat on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire St.
Research, Publications and Presentations
A three-year $1.4 million project funded by the National Science Foundation led by Associate Professor Hyunjin Seo will help women leaving prison gain technology skills to get jobs or continue their education. Read the KU News story.

Professor Tien Lee ’s study, co-authored with Kuang-Kuo Chang of Shih Hsin University in Taiwan, titled The Frame of the House: How Elite News Sources Framed Taiwan’s Housing Policy,” has been accepted for publication in Newspaper Research Journal.

Doctoral student Shola Aromona s paper, ​Political personalization and gender: 2015 Nigerian presidential candidates on Twitter was accepted for presentation at the AEJMC conference in August in Toronto. Also, her paper,  No, stop, I mean, continue: Normalization of ambiguous communication [token resistance], perpetuation of rape culture, and feminist online activism ,”  ​was accepted for presentation at the NCA conference in November in Baltimore.
Student News and Opportunities
Braden Shaw has been named a winner of the prestigious Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship, a $5,000 national award for excellence in sports writing at the college level.

Tianna Witmer has been selected as a Reporting Fellow for the Excellence in Journalism News Team at the San Antonio EIJ Conference this September.​ 

The Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, California, is featuring stories written by J-School students who covered the Colorado Rockies during spring training in Arizona. Read the stories here.
JSchool Tech
Stay connected over the summer with JSchool Tech
Students, help determine workshops and training for JSchoolTech next year! Complete our survey. You also can get on the VIP list for JSchool Tech Fall 2019 workshop teams and other events. Email  and you can help set dates, events and get first access to sign up. 

Save the date! Adobe Creative Jam comes to KU next fall on Oct. 25.
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 .
Media intern , NBKC Bank (Kansas City, Missouri)
Design intern , NBKC Bank (Kansas City, Missouri)
Production and operations intern , Rightfully Sewn (Kansas City, Missouri)
Intern , University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
Communications coordinator intern , Worlds of Fun (Kansas City, Missouri)
Graphic designer and media specialist , Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (Leawood, Kansas)
Student events manager , Lied Center (Lawrence, Kansas)
Audience engagement producer , Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Audience engagement editor , Walt Disney Television (New York, New York)
Weekend weather anchor/multimedia journalist , KLKN-TV (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Weekend morning anchor/multimedia journalist , KWCH (Wichita, Kansas)
Creative services producer , KOLN (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Coordinator, marketing and fan experience , Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City)
Editorial assistant , University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
Audience development editor , Dallas Morning News (Dallas, Texas)
Writer , Arrowhead Pride (Kansas City, Missouri)
In Memoriam
Pamela Caplinger, 1979 J-School graduate, died June 8 at the age of 62. Read her obituary.

Adam Darby , 1998 J-School graduate, died June 17 at the age of 49. Read his obituary.
Alumni Update
B.J. Rains , 2008 J-School graduate, has been named Idaho Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association . He also received the award in 2018. Read the story.

Zach Klein , 1996 J-School graduate, has been named Georgia Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
July 26: Last day of summer classes
Aug. 15-25: Hawk Week
Aug. 21: Faculty and staff retreat, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 New Hampshire St.
Aug. 26: First day of classes for fall semester
Sept. 2: Labor Day holiday
Oct. 11: Faculty/staff meeting
Oct. 12-15: Fall break
Oct. 24: J-School Career Fair, Adams Alumni Center
Oct. 24-25: J-School Generations, Adams Alumni Center
Oct. 25: Adobe XD Creative Jam, Adams Alumni Center
Nov. 27-Dec. 1 : Thanksgiving break
Dec. 12: Last day of fall classes
Dec. 13: Stop day
Dec. 13: Faculty/staff meeting, 10:30 a.m.-noon, followed by lunch, TBA
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., location TBA
March 9-13: Spring break   
March 20: Faculty/staff meeting 1:30-3 p.m., location TBA
April 16: William Allen White Day & Student Scholarships and Awards program, 3 p.m., Kansas Union, Ballroom
April 17: Burton W. Marvin News Enterprise Awards, noon-2 p.m., Adams Alumni Center
May 8: Stop day         
May 8: Faculty/staff meeting 10:30 a.m.-noon, followed by lunch, location TBA
May 15: Last day of finals        
May 16: J-School Recognition Ceremony, 8:30 a.m., Lied Center

Note: The Monday Memo is published monthly during the summer. The next Monday Memo will be distributed Aug. 19.
William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
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Stauffer-Flint Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045