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By Rachel Sheehy

(December 1, 2015) — Alumna finds meaning from digitizing Ohio Journalist archive.

E.W. Scripps alumna honored as Teacher of the Year

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — For the third time in five years, an E.W. Scripps Ph.D graduate has brought honor and distinction to the school by winning the Journalism Teacher of the Year Award.

New Society Aims to Connect Alums, Students

By Staff

(November 25, 1998) — The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism now has its first formal alumni organization the Society of Alumni and Friends.


By Staff

(March 18, 1995) — The amphitheater in front of Scripps Hall has been named the John R. Wilhelm Amphitheater in honor of former School of Journalism Director and College of Communication Dean John Wilhelm.

Communication Week: health and the media

By Eric Lanham

(June 11, 1994) — The timeliness and pervasiveness of health care and health care reform in the mass media prompted the Ohio University College of Communication to make Communication and Health the theme of the 26th Annual Communication Week, April 25-29.

Bartow finds niche with magazine

By Monique Means

(March 19, 1994) — I love running my own business, said Randy Bartow, publisher and 1973 graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Izard named to Lucasville Riot Task Force

By Maria A. Kramer

(March 19, 1994) — An 11-day riot by prisoners at the state prison in Lucasville, Ohio, last summer resulted in criticism that state officials did not handle the dissemination of public information well.

OU students rank among the best

By Jason Butina

(November 24, 1993) — A pat on the back from a parent or instructor is nice. A report card packed with As is nicer.

Faculty to teach in Germany

By Staff

(June 1, 1993) — Two Ohio University faculty members will spend up to 14 weeks at the University of Leipzig in Germany this year, serving as course instructors and consultants.

High court reporter receives awards

By Julianne Fogel

(June 1, 1993) — Communication Week brings to Ohio University many distinguished and successful journalists.

The Ohio Journalist-The Associated Press comes to the rescue

By Michelle M. Schoenung

(March 1, 1993) — Ralph Izard, Director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, was in a bind.

L.J. Hortin Remembered

By Ralph Izard

(March 1, 1993) — Somehow, reading L.J. Hortins obituary was one of those experiences one cannot believe is real.

The Ohio Journalist-Endowment establishes international journalism post

By Paul A. Pegher

(December 1, 1992) — Many people who graduate from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism often look back and express their gratitude for the opportunities the school provided them.

Izard begins ASJMC presidency

By Raquelle Echelberger

(December 1, 1992) — Ralph Izard began his term as president of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication in early October for the 1992-1993 school year.

OU students win big with Scripps Howard scholarships

By Joe Thompson

(December 1, 1992) — The students of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, in attempt to fund their higher education, have added yet another success to the prestige of the Scripps program.

Recognition, Recruitment and Requirements

By Katie Miller

(December 1, 1992) — Scripps, VisCom rise in the three Rs

From the Director Put a positive spin on things

By Ralph Izard

(June 13, 1992) — That’s not just a political ploy.

Journalism and in the global village

By Ralph Izard

(August 17, 1991) — The School of Journalism is reaching around the world much more these days, and the program, faculty and students benefit as a result.

‘A passion for the profession’

By Ralph S. Izard

(December 1, 1989) — The past and the future came together here last spring when we received two pieces of good news.

Scripps faculty: A busy bunch

By Staff

(December 1, 1989) — Assistant Professor Anne Cooper Chen is working on a book proposal, Games in the Global Village: a Cross-Cultural Study of Entertainment TV, and has completed a chapter on Asia for a new edition of Global Journalism, the leading international communication text.

Educating the Media Generation

By Sally Browning and Nathan Dotson

(June 10, 1989) — Six School of Journalism alumni, now employed as reporters, editors and public relations practitioners for The Wall Street Journal, returned to share their experiences during Wall Street Journal Day on Friday, April 21.

Scripps gets high marks

By Staff

(March 18, 1989) — A six-member team representing the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications in January praised the Ohio University journalism program and recommended its full accreditation.

From the Director 1989

By Ralph Izard and Michael J. Bugeja

(March 18, 1989) — Several months ago, two journalism seniors-Philip Daquila and David Keimvolunteered to produce an information booklet designed to give advice to incoming students.

From the Director Fall 1988

By Ralph Izard

(November 23, 1988) — Cynthia Janssens (youll remember her as Smith, Class of 69) is taking graduate classes at a respected university in a state to the north of Ohio.

From the Director Spring Summer 1988

By Ralph S. Izard

(August 20, 1988) — The name Kuo-Sin Chang is not one many alumni will recognize as a faculty member in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

Communication Week in Review

By Staff

(August 20, 1988) — Clockwise: Norman Dohn, professor of journalism, is awarded the distinguished University Chair from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at the Annual Awards Banquet.

School director receives award

By Debbie Plum

(August 20, 1988) — Ralph Izard, director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, recently was honored by West Virginia Universitys Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism for his long-term contributions to journalism.

From the Director Winter 1988

By Ralph S. Izard

(March 18, 1988) — Three times within the past month I have been in the presence of spontaneous outbursts of appreciation for what happenswithin the halls dedicated to journalism at Ohio University.

Comedy Class Coaches ABC TV Host

By Staff

(November 25, 1987) — Joan Lunden, co-host of ABCs Good Morning America, was on campus for a one-evening visit on September 29 to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism to attend journalism professor Mel Helitzers comedy writing class.

Homecoming 1987

By Staff
Photos by TaMORAH

(November 25, 1987) — Quite a few alumni returned to Athens for the parade, game and School of Journalism reception.

Dr. Ralph Izard Becomes Schools Sixth Director

By Norman H. Dohn

(November 26, 1986) — In the summer of 1968, a young West Virginian who had forsaken newspapering for journalism education, was putting the finishing touches on his doctoral dissertation.


By Norman H. Dohn

(November 26, 1986) — Were in Good Hands

Riz At Large

By Ralph S. Izard

(November 26, 1986) — New Director Shares Some Thoughts

OU Represented at Meeting of J-Educators

By Dru Riley Evarts

(November 26, 1986) — Thirteen faculty members and Ph.D. students from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism participated in the 69th annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in August. The meeting was held in Norman, Okla.

SPJ-SDX’s Highest Honor Awarded to Ralph Izard

By Laralyn Sasaki

(March 22, 1986) — When Ralph Izard, journalism professor at Ohio University, won the highest honor given by the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi, his past and his present were there to mark the event.

Faculty Does More Than Teach

By Staff

(March 22, 1986) — Members of the faculty of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism consider teaching their primary responsibility.

Tributes, Remembrances Offered

By Staff

(March 22, 1986) — Memorial services were held for Cortland Anderson at Galbreath Chapel with President Charles J. Ping officiating.

Faculty Activities Summer 1985

Compiled by John Cramer

(August 24, 1985) — Guido H. Stempel III, in his 13th year as editor of Journalism Quarterly, continued to do research with Hugh Culbertson.

The Secretaries That Also Serve the J-School

By Staff

(August 24, 1985) — The real stars of an organization often do not bask in the glory of its achievements.

Journalism and Languages Merge

By Dwight Woodward

(November 21, 1984) — This fall, journalism students with dreams of working as foreign correspondents will have a chance to study French and Spanish using foreign language newspaper, weekly news magazines, and radio television broadcasts received on satellite dish.

Faculty Elected to National Posts

By Staff

(November 21, 1984) — Four members of the School of Journalism faculty were elected to positions at national convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication August 5-8 in Gainesville, Fla.

Heres What Faculty Has Been Doing

By Staff

(August 1, 1983) — Ralph Izard put a lot of time into organizing a court-reporting seminar and First Amendment congress held on campus during the spring.

Language Training Being Considered

By Mary Mitchell

(August 1, 1983) — He loved words and played them as a boy plays with marbles, arranging them, clicking ne off against another, flicking this one around to become modifier or knocking that one aside because it was redundant, says Ralph Brem, 55, managing editor of the Pittsburgh Press.

School Host for Seminar, First Amendment Congress

By Staff

(August 1, 1983) — In May the school hosted a court reporting seminar and a dialogue on the First Amendment.

J-School Faculty Augment Teaching

By Katie Foley

(August 1, 1981) — Keeping with longstanding tradition, School of Journalism faculty members were busy this past year.

J-School Faculty Have Interests Outside Classroom

By Staff

(August 1, 1980) — School of Journalism faculty members keep busy writing books, conducting research, delivering papers, continuing their education and advancing their professional knowledge.

SPJ/SDX Campus Chapter Best in Region Four

By Staff

(August 1, 1980) — The campus chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi, was named the outstanding chapter in Region Four at the regional convention in Pittsburgh.

SPJ, SDX Chapter Wins Top Rating

By Staff

(June 7, 1980) — The Ohio University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chia was named outstanding campus chapter in the United States last fall at the national SPJ-SDX convention in Birmingham, Ala.

Ohio, Australia Trade Faculty

By Staff

(June 12, 1976) — The School of Journalism’s “Australian connection” expanded this year with an exchange of professors for the winter and spring quarters.

Faculty Notes 1974

By Staff

(June 8, 1974) — ROBERT BAKER is one of 10 faculty members at the university named University Professors for the next academic year.

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