Inside the School
Ukrainian journalists visit KU
A delegation of Ukrainian investigative journalists visited KU and the School of Journalism last week. At left, Associate Professor Mugur Geana welcomed the group to his research lab.
Keep up with the progress of the Stauffer-Flint remodeling project on our livestream feed  or check out this  time-lapse video  of last week's construction on the first floor compiled by  Anthony Whaley , digital media specialist.
The Resource Center hours for the holiday break are:
  • Nov. 26: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 27: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 28-Dec. 1: Closed
Student News and Opportunities
Don't miss out on your share of $500,000 in J-School scholarships!
The deadline for students to apply for J-School scholarships is this Sunday, Dec. 1. Students who receive KU renewable scholarships should note that the School of Journalism will likely be funding those scholarships during their junior and senior years. Students receiving renewable scholarships should still apply for journalism scholarships; additional funds may be available. Applications are due Dec. 1, and scholarship recipients will be notified in April 2020. Scholarships are for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 academic year.  Apply here  (click the red Sign In button at the top, then log in with your KU online ID and password). You may be asked to complete a general application question before moving into the  School of Journalism Undergraduate Scholarship Application
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.
IRTS Summer Fellowship Program
The 2020 IRTS Summer Fellowship Program is a highly selective program that teaches a talented group of up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all expenses paid internship in New York City from May 31 to Aug. 1. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1. Learn more and apply 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.
Magazine Internship Program
The American Society of Magazine Editors sponsors the Magazine Internship Program, a 10-week program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. ASME interns report, edit, fact check and copy edit for print and online publications. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1. 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!
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.
United Way campaign
The KU United Campaign, which kicked off in October, is at 19.5 percent of the $200,000 goal. The United Way sponsors more than 20 highly experienced organizations that assist and provide services for individuals and families in our community to help address challenges that become barriers to living healthy and secure lives. Learn how to contribute.
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 .
Digital editorial director , Community Impact (Austin, Texas)
Sales/administrative assistant , Entravision (Denver, Colorado)
Student recruiter , University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
Multimedia sports reporter , Courier-Tribune (Liberty, Missouri)
Media salesperson , KOLN/KGIN (Lincoln, Nebraska)
Media salesperson , KOLN/KGIN (Hastings, Nebraska)
Publishing intern , Selah Press (remote)
Gateway to Greatness Program , The Marketing Arm (Dallas, Texas)
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.
In Memoriam
Tom Hansen , 1978 J-School graduate, died Nov. 17 at the age of 63. Read his obituary.
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, 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
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Stauffer-Flint Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045