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Ard and Skow received the APSE scholarship worth $1500. It is awarded to college sports journalists based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record and financial need.

Two RSJ students win APSE Scholarships

Reynolds School of Journalism undergraduates, Alexa Ard and Nicole Skow, have won two of the four Associated Press Sports Editor scholarships. Having two students from the University of Nevada, Reno win this national award is quite an honor. Additionally, Ard is the first person to win the award two years in a row.

NSCS is organizing an Instagram contest called #SPOTASCHOLAR. Contest runs October 9– 14

#spotascholar Contest Begins October 9th

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is organizing a fun Instagram contest called #SPOTASCHOLAR. Be on the lookout for the NSCS pin seen here between October 9 – 14. If you spot a scholar wearing their NSCS pin you should ask to take a photo with them wearing the pin, upload it to your Instagram account and tag it #spotascholar. Doing so could win you a $100 gift card to the ASUN bookstore.


Reynolds School grad student to appear on Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Reynolds School of Journalism graduate student D. Brian Burghart is experiencing more than his “15 minutes of fame.” His graduate studies project Fatal Encounters, which tracks the number of people killed by police, has garnered considerable national media attention. Fatal Encounters has been featured on the Washington Post, Gawker, CNN and now, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Burghart’s Daily Show segment is scheduled to air Tuesday night, Oct., 7 at 11 p.m. PST on Comedy Central.

Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning producer/correspondent, has established himself over the past 50 years of his career as one of America’s most distinguished journalists.

Sept. 16 CAMS talk: “Who Stole the American Dream?” with best-selling author Hedrick Smith

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith will visit Nevada on Tues., Sept. 16, to participate in a discussion about his new book “Who Stole the American Dream?” The book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas. The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. on campus in the Theater at the Joe Crowley Student Union.

Journalism students encouraged to apply for scholarship to attend Las Vegas workshop.

Scholarship opportunity for students

The Reynolds School of Journalism students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship opportunity to attend the Associated Press Media Editors (APME) Las Vegas NewsTrain Workshop. The Associated Press Media Editors Foundation is offering diversity scholarships to its Las Vegas NewsTrain workshop, October 10-11, 2014 for print and broadcast journalists and students who are pursuing careers in journalism.

Spenser Blank web story

RSJ undergraduate student, Spenser Blank, named 2014 Media Fellows Scholar

University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate, Spenser Blank, recently was named one of 25 national 2014 Media Fellows Scholars. He is a dual major in Spanish and journalism with an emphasis in strategic communications. Blank is the first student from Nevada to receive this scholarship.


Robert X. Fogarty of Dear World to visit Reynolds School

The Reynolds School of Journalism, the Joe Crowley Student Union and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) are organizing an event for the University on Tuesday, September 2, called Dear World Live. The event will feature portrait photographer Robert X. Fogarty and his project Dear World. During his visit to Nevada, Fogarty will host a portrait photo session that is open to the University and Reno community, as well as a portrait release and keynote address.

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