News from the School of Journalism and Communication

Find out what SOJC students, faculty, and alumni are up to on campus, on the national stage, and beyond.

Nicole Dahmen has been a longtime professor in the SOJC and is now bringing her passion for research and journalism to the Clark Honors College as a new member of the core faculty.
The master’s in immersive media communication trains students to ethically use new technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality for marketing, advertising and other kinds of communication.
Attila Schillinger is the newly hired director of the University of Oregon’s Strategic Communication Master’s program.
Journalism Instructor Charlie Deitz started at the SOJC in winter 2023. While he never intended to be a journalist or professor, he discovered audio journalism and changed course.
Professor and Emeritus Knight Chair in Communication Research Janet Wasko has focused some of her research on Disney and how it infiltrates our politics, economy and culture on a deeper level.
Social media and streaming platforms bring fame outside the traditional trajectory of a Hollywood fairytale. SOJC game studies professor, Maxwell Foxman, contributes to the story.
A group of journalism scholars, including Professor Seth Lewis, examined the low levels of public trust in U.S. institutions, such a journalism and academics, and offer an explanation in NiemanLab.
As a journalism major in the UO School of Journalism and Communication, Jane Glazer ’24 expected to be a reporter. But the multimedia journalism graduate program showed her a different career path.
Sierra McClain ’19 had always been drawn to journalism, so she applied to the one-year Journalism Master’s program. She has already made some impressive progress in her career.
Jackie Gutierrez, MA ’21 (journalism), is the founder of Women Kick Balls, an independent media company focused on authentic storytelling centered around women’s soccer.