News From The Reynolds School of Journalism

Reynolds School professor begins a conversation about real solutions for diversity

Politely acknowledging Native America is not enough for Stanford Ph.D. and assistant professor at the Reynolds School, Myrton Running Wolf. “We need to talk about how to fix the problems of erasure and invisibility … to address the on-going epidemic of exclusion and the lack of diversity in mainstream media,” Running Wolf said. Stanford University’s […]

By Josie Steehler | Faculty News

Spring 2019 special courses overview: A guide to next semester’s offerings

Faculty at the Reynolds School put together special upper division courses to consider for the 2019 spring semester. Several new and exciting special topics courses are making their debut this spring, such as cybersecurity, media production and media economics. Learn more about what’s offered below: Reynolds Media Lab Practicum, JOUR 416.1001 Taught by Nico Colombant […]

By Anthony Cuccia | Registration

Reno motel residents to share their stories at the Desert Rose Inn on Nov. 1

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the City Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members  With many motels being demolished in the downtown corridor, new development plans in place and few other affordable housing options, those living in motels as a last resort in Reno wonder what their futures hold. Current […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Events . RSJ Updates

The relationship between the media and health information

A recap of “Why Facts Matter: Personal Health, Media and Public Trust” Dr. Nina Shapiro paid a visit to the University of Nevada, Reno on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to speak with students, faculty and community members about the critical relationship between the media and personal health information. Shapiro, the director of pediatric ear, nose and […]

By Josie Steehler | Events

Reynolds School of Journalism joins Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

Journalism graduate program offers assistantships to returning Peace Corps volunteers The Reynolds School of Journalism is now offering a new assistantship to graduate students who have served in the Peace Corps. The Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship will allow returned Peace Corps volunteers to more affordably earn their master’s degree in journalism and will bring diverse […]

By Josie Steehler | RSJ Updates

It’s advising time!

The spring 2019 course schedule is now available on MyNevada for viewing. Registration begins Nov. 1 and will continue through the month, beginning with honors students then graduate students, seniors, juniors, sophomore and freshmen. You can find your registration date and time on MyNevada. Now is a good time to book an appointment with Jean […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Registration . RSJ Updates

Passion for football leads to career as a sports broadcaster

Photo caption: A childhood photo of Alex Stewart during his first year in football. Alumnus Alex Stewart reflects on his love for football, gives advice to students in sports broadcast field “When I say I’ve been around football since I was born, it’s the honest truth. Football is all I know.” Hours after Alex Stewart […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . RSJ Updates

One-credit, one-weekend courses offered this fall

Looking to get more hands-on journalism experience while fulfilling graduation requirements? Check out the Reynolds School’s fall 2018 one-credit late start classes. These courses cover everything from career and internship preparation, photography both on a phone and with a DSLR camera, design and visualization of mutant space plants. You can find these courses on MyNevada by […]

By Jessica Fagundes | RSJ Updates

Working on Oscar and Emmy award campaigns at Netflix

Photo caption: Reynolds School alumna Liv Moore, who works on the Netflix Awards team, at a pre-Oscars party this year.  Just before graduating from the Reynolds School in May 2017, Liv Moore crashed her parent’s road-trip vacation to San Diego, seeing it as the only affordable way to get to Los Angeles. Having lined up job interviews […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . RSJ Updates

Storytelling, leadership building inspire students to create change in their communities

Reynolds School of Journalism works with Algerian Youth Leadership Program When 25 of the brightest Algerian high school students traveled more than 6,000 miles to Reno for the Algerian Youth Leadership Program (AYLP), it was a strong reminder that students around the world are connected. “Just to see the potential, to see already how skillful […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Events . Faculty News . RSJ Updates

Dr. Paromita Pain joins the Reynolds School as assistant professor of global media studies

The Reynolds School of Journalism welcomes Dr. Paromita Pain to the school’s faculty this fall as an assistant professor of global media studies. Professor Pain recently moved from Texas where she earned her Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin, researching implications and effects of alternative media in India. Her research focuses on global journalism […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Faculty News . RSJ Updates
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