Ohio Journalist

In Ohio Journalist

Journalism Day 2008

Compiled by Sarah Hatmaker

(August 29, 2008) — J-Day celebrates journalism heroes / Dozens given scholarships at J-Day banquet


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.


Post alumni check out paper’s new digs

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — About 100 Post staff members and alumni attended an all-day reunion May 17, which included a tour of the student newspaper’s new offices in the Baker University Center.


Evarts promoted to new University Editor position

By Leslie Heck

(August 25, 2006) — You can take Prof. Dru Riley Evarts out of Scripps Hall, but you can’t take her out of the word game.


Evarts studies press corps of Supreme Court

By Lynn Janicki

(March 18, 2005) — “The Supreme Court absolutely refuses to let reporters have material ahead of time to write their stories, and that creates problems.”


The Ohio Journalist – DAVIS – Sitting at the Ringside of History

By Dru Riley Evarts

(March 16, 2001) — Sid Davis (BSJ ’52) has enjoyed a ringside seat at every major news event in the nation’s capital for the past 40 tears.


Hortin Award Nominations Welcome

By Staff

(November 23, 1999) — Do you know a journalism graduate whom you would like to nominate for the L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumnus (or Alumna) Award?


Secretarial Salute

By Dru Riley Evarts

(June 13, 1998) — The Journalism Banquet this spring had a special feature greatly enjoyed by all those attending.


Evarts Named to Journalism Institute

By Emily Caldwell

(June 10, 1995) — Professor of Journalism Dru Riley Evarts will join the first group of 23 educators to participate this summer in the 1995 Institute for Journalism Excellence sponsored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE).


Friedenberg selected as O.U. visiting professor

By Jennifer C. Schleman

(March 19, 1994) — Former executive editor for the Santa Fe New Mexican, Walter Friedenberg loves his new job.


A story of Conan the Grammarian

By Katie Miller

(March 1, 1993) — Relaxing beside a warm fire in Dr. Dru Riley Evarts living room was one of the last places I imagined I would be after diagramming sentences and combating confusing words in her Precision Language class.


Faculty Notes Winter 1989

By Staff

(March 18, 1989) — Professor Russell Baird has just completed work on the fifth edition of Magazine Editing & Production with J.W. Click (William C. Brown, publisher).


The Ohio Journalist — To honor people and events

By Jerry Morgan Medley

(November 25, 1987) — School Celebrates Past, Present


Party Honors Evarts, Peters

By Staff

(November 26, 1986) — Dean Emeritus John Wilhelm and his wife Peggy hosted an outdoor party on the terrace of their home, honoring two faculty members for their efforts in overseeing the renovation and dedication of E.W. Scripps Hall.


Evarts, Shoultz Participate In Governors Scholar Program

By Staff

(November 26, 1986) — Two journalism groups were represented in the Governors Scholars program, held for the first time across the state last summer, with Ohio University having one of the largest groups.


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.


PRSSA Sponsors Lasher Farewell

By Debbie Rosso

(March 22, 1986) — Two and a half college generations ago, When every journalism student was someone none of you know The School of Journalism moved into Lasher Hall, Thrilled with a building that wasnt an old newspaper plant at all. As we leave, lets give this good old place a kiss And list assets that were sure to miss.


Scripps Hall Dedication Set for May 2

By Staff

(March 22, 1986) — May 2 has been selected for the dedication ceremonies for E.W. Scripps Hall.


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.


Dr. Alsbrook Retires

By Dr. Dru Riley Evarts

(November 21, 1984) — Dr. James Alsbrook was granted emeritus status this spring by the Ohio University Board of Trustees.


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.


Course Goes Back to Basics

By Staff

(August 1, 1983) — To help students understand and use the English language better, Dr. Dru Riley Evarts taught an experimental course this summer called Language Precision for Journalists.


The Ohio Journalist — OU Ranks Fifth Nationally in Journalism Enrollment

By Dru Riley Evarts

(August 1, 1982) — Ohio University ranked fifth in the nation in total number of students studying journalism, based on 1981 fall-quarter census figures, which showed 1/601 students enrolled in all journalism communication programs.


Evarts, Byron Scott Design University-Wide Courses

By Staff

(August 1, 1982) — The School of Journalism will be represented in two new university-wide courses to be offered for the first time next year in the university’s new Tier III program.


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.


Dean Nelson Seeks Input from Alumni

By Dru R. Evarts

(August 1, 1981) — Dean Paul Nelson would like to hear from alumni.


WICI Honors Guests

By Staff

(June 7, 1980) — Communication Week afforded the opportunity for the OU chapter of Women in Communications Inc. to bring two outstanding members to campus.


Post Alumni Visit Campus

By Staff

(June 11, 1977) — The second annual Post Alumni Association reunion drew more than 40 former Post staffers to the campus May 7-9.


New Faculty 1975

By Staff

(June 7, 1975) — New faculty members in the School of Journalism this year are Dru Riley Evarts and Thomas W. Peters.


Alumni News Notes 1973

By Staff

(June 9, 1973) — What are alumni doing now?


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