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.

The SOJC alum, who has been an entrepreneur since she was a young girl, launched The Jefas, a first-of-its-kind beauty platform with aspirations to be the Sephora for Latina-founded brands. 
In this special feature, the UO Alumni Association featured the many contributions of the Latine/x community at the university and around the world, including those of two SOJC alumni.
Few people are lucky enough to have a day job or a side gig that allows them to accomplish good in the community while living out their creative dreams. Sommer Martin ’17, who has a master’s degree in multimedia journalism, has both.
Nicole Alstrin, who is studying advertising and sustainable business, embarked on a transformative journey during her 2023 summer break in the United Kingdom through Global Education Oregon.
Attila Schillinger, originally from Hungary, brings expertise in international business and sustainability public relations to the School of Journalism and Communication.
Bart Brewer, a student in the Journalism Master’s program, took J-508 Visual Studies Journalism during the summer term expecting an easy refresher course. He shares why it was so much better.
The School of Journalism and Communication launched a new master’s degree in immersive media communication, providing an exciting reality for creative careers.
Erika Bolstad ’20 came to the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program to learn how to make documentaries. Her first film, which solved a family mystery, started as her capstone project.
When Jacob Espinoza graduated from the SOJC with an advertising degree, he didn’t take the typical post-graduation route, but said it helped him find something unexpected he loves to do.
A new report from the SOJC’s Agora Journalism Center offers an accessible but provocative resource for journalists new to the community-centered approach and those already practicing it.