Research, Publications and Presentations
A paper co-authored by Assistant Professor Hong Vu , Associate Professor Hyunjin Seo and doctoral student Yuchen Liu has been accepted for publication in  Environmental Communication . The paper, "Who leads the conversation on climate change?: A study of a global network of NGOs on Twitter," uses network analysis to analyze how global climate NGOs from 79 countries connect and interact on Twitter to produce and amplify their climate change communication messages.  Hung Do , from Trader Interactive in Virginia, is another co-author of the publication.

A recently published article co-authored by Associate Professor Mugur Geana ("Development, acceptability, appropriateness and appeal of a cancer clinical trials implementation intervention for rural- and minority-serving urology practices" Trials 2019 Oct 7;20(1):578) has been included in the selected publications highlighted in the October 2019 Implementation Science Newsletter from the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science of the National Cancer Institute.
Inside the School
Another successful J-School Generations
Thanks to everyone who attended J-School Generations events on Thursday and Friday last week. A record number of students attended the Career Fair, and at the Adobe XD Creative Jam, the team of Grace Woods, Brooke Lindsay , Jacob Allen , Cameron Stewart and Jasper Hawkins (at right) took second place. See more photos on the J-School's Facebook page .
Campus food drive
The annual campus food drive sponsored by Food for Jayhawks is this month. Donations support Just Food, the food pantry in Douglas County, and KU's own food pantry, the Campus Cupboard, located in the Kansas Union. Items may be dropped off in various locations across campus, including the Resource Center inside Stauffer-Flint Hall. Learn more here.
Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing nominations accepted now
Nominations for the Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing 2020 are now being accepted. Completed files must be delivered to the dean’s office (200 Stauffer-Flint) by 5 p.m. on Nov. 21. Learn more here.
While in Washington, D.C., visiting J-School alumni last week, Dean Ann Brill and Associate Development Director Marlys Shulda visited the Newseum , which will close at the end of this year.
Student News and Opportunities
Poynter trainer holds class for reporting students
Al Tompkins , s enior faculty for broadcast and online at the Poynter  Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, offered a special class on generating story ideas for J415 students last Monday during the Kansas Association of Broadcasters convention in Lawrence.
Students invited to join PRSSA
Students are invited to join the Public Relations Student Society of America at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, for pizza and a professional speaker. PRSSA is a great opportunity to build connections and learn about potential internships and career options. PRSSA bridges the gap between students and professional careers.
Application for J-School scholarships open now
Each year, students are eligible to apply for School of Journalism scholarships, starting Oct. 1. All students admitted to the school are encouraged to apply. 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
Apply now for the Pulliam Journalism Fellowship
The 2020 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship Program welcomes applications now for next year's program. Twenty winners nationwide will be selected for a 10-week internship from June 8 through Aug. 14, 2020, in Indianapolis and Phoenix. Learn more and apply here.
Hearst Journalism Awards
Entries are now 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.
Carnegie-Knight News21 program
The nationally acclaimed Carnegie-Knight News21 program is now accepting applications. During the spring semester, students take part in a seminar taught by News21 Executive Editor Jacqueline Petchel . During the summer, fellows work full time out of a digital newsroom at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University for 10 weeks, typically beginning in mid- to late May and ending in late July or early August. Fellows receive a $7,500 stipend plus travel expenses. Learn more here.
Best Practices for Twitter workshop
If want to communicate with the public through Twitter but don't know how, if you want to up your Twitter game, or
if you want to use Twitter to network with fellow researchers, attend "Best Practices for Twitter" at 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at The Commons. Panelists are digital media researchers and experts in using Twitter to engage with the public and the science community. Get expert advice to #UpYourTwitterGame. Learn more here.
Lecture: "It Didn't End with the Vote"
Lisa McLendon , director of the Bremner Editing Center and news and information track chair, will discuss how American women didn't gain rights in some other areas such as finances, the workplace and education until decades after suffrage. The event, at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Watson 3 West, is part of the Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment series of events .
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 .
Communications coordinator , KU International Admissions (Lawrence, Kansas)
Account executive , Infinite Global (San Francisco, California)
Junior account executive , Infinite Global (San Francisco, California)
Reporter , Victoria Advocate (Victoria, Texas)
Account executive , Infinite Global (New York City)
Junior account executive , Infinite Global (New York City)
Social media and feature/science writing intern , Virtual Student Federal Service (remote)
Marketing intern , Cobalt Iron (Lawrence, Kansas)
Social media intern , Neuro RehabCare (remote)
In Memoriam
Malcolm Applegate , an active member of the William Allen White Foundation Board of Trustees, died Oct. 20 at the age of 83. Applegate served as assistant dean of the J-School from 1965 to 1969 and established the Malcolm Applegate Professorship in News Management and Editing. Read his obituary.

Ronald D. Carter , 1972 J-School graduate, died Oct. 11 at the age of 71. Read his obituary.

Kenneth Curnes , 1987 J-School graduate, died Nov. 17, 2018, at the age of 54. 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, 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., 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
April 17: Burton W. Marvin News Enterprise Awards, noon-2 p.m., Adams Alumni Center
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
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