Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 1978-79

JournAlumnus-VisCom Institute Established

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(June 9, 1979) — An Institute of Visual Communication is being established as a cooperative interdisciplinary program by the Colleges of Communication and Fine Arts, with students choosing either a bachelor of science in journalism or a bachelor of fine arts degree.


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(June 9, 1979) — The winning of 10 prizes in regional competition and the production of a publication sent to all Ohio University prospective freshmen highlighted the year for the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.

Blakeslee, Curtis Receive Awards

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(June 9, 1979) — Charlotte Curtis, associate editor of the New York Times and editor of its opened page, and Alton Blakeslee, retired chief science writer for the Associated Press, received Car Van Anda Awards for enduring contributions to journalism during Ohio University's 10th annual Communication Week.

Alumni News Notes 1979

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(June 9, 1979) — What are alumni doing now?

Faculty Notes 1979

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(June 9, 1979) — Ralph E. Kleisch has been named managing editor of Journalism Quarterly, replacing Randall Murray, who now teaches at California Polytechnic State University.

Enrollment Still Rising

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(June 9, 1979) — The School of Journalism's enrollment, which increased by 95 students to a total of 817 this year, is expected in increase again next year, according to Dr. Guido Stempel, director of the school.

Mueller Spends Year on Campus

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(June 9, 1979) — Merrill Mueller, former NBC and ABC newsman, has spent this academic year as a visiting lecturer in journalism and radio-television, teaching courses in both schools.

Overseas Work Continues

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(June 9, 1979) — Five more top students will participate in overseas internships this summer.

New Staff Members Join J-School

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(June 9, 1979) — James E. Alsbrook, communications program chairman of Central State University, will join the journalism school faculty in the fall, and Ricahrd L. Bean, longtime composing room employee at the Athens Messenger, will take over supervision of the school's graphics lab.

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