The Next Big Story
Journalism and Mass Communication offers a home for those first-year students aspiring to be professionals in media and media studies. Journalism is so much more than newspapers and story writing. Engage in social, academic, and creative hands-on activities related to a wide variety of professional media applications, including online, print, broadcast, and video forms of journalism and public relations.
Programming for Journalism and Mass Communication
Programming in this community may include the following:
- Tour media production facilities at the Adler Journalism Building.
- Receive mentoring by professional media clubs like student chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Public Relations Society of America.
- Partner with the campus news station.
- Work with the Daily Iowan.
- Have lunch with journalism professionals from around the nation.
- Learn how to articulate journalism experiences on a resume through career development.
- Tour the Iowa City Press-Citizen and KCRG-TV9.
- Audit an advanced journalism course for a day.
- Watch and discuss “Goodnight, and Good Luck.”
- Take a trip to Chicago to see places like the Sun Times, magazine offices, and TV studios.
Participants may enroll in the two prerequisite courses for the Journalism and Mass Communication major: Media Uses and Effects or Media History and Culture. These 3-semester-hour courses also count as general education credits.
Who Lives Here
This community accepts first-year students only.
How To Apply
The housing application will be live online starting in late October. You will to rank your top five living-learning communities at that time, and you can alter those selections at any time until March 1, 2013. Starting in late March, you will be able to choose your room from within your top five LLCs.
For More Information
For more information, contact Frank Durham at email@example.com.