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Book arts graduate awarded Fulbright

Becky Beamer, a spring graduate of the School of Library and Information Studies’ book arts program, received the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award for travel to Zambia. Beamer will work alongside UNC Chapel Hill and the University of Zambia to

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UA’s APR Recognized Internationally for ‘Bloody Sunday’ Coverage

In recent weeks APR has received the national “Kaleidoscope Award” for outstanding achievements in coverage of diversity presented by the Radio-Television Digital News Association, the “Bronze Radio Award” from the New York Festivals International Radio Competition, two first place Public Radio News Directors Incorporated awards for “best short documentary” and “best use of sound” in addition to being named the “Most Outstanding News Operation” in the state by the Alabama Associated Press for the fifth year in a row.

UA’s Plank Center Co-Sponsors Study on Diversity in PR Firms

While members of a leading association of public relations professionals remain dissatisfied with the level of diversity and inclusion on their communication teams, few are being held accountable for developing and implementing strategies to improve. This is the key finding of a recent study conducted by Syracuse University and funded and released by the PRSA Foundation and the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama.

UA’s Plank Center Announces Selections for Educator Fellowship Program

The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at The University of Alabama has announced the seventh class for its Fellowship for Educators program. Nine educators will have the opportunity to enhance their skills, as they will be placed in the offices of sponsoring organizations this summer.