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  • FAQs: Merrill College Fall 2020 Semester

    (UPDATED 8/28/20) 1. Will Knight Hall be available for journalism students to use as a study space this fall? Will the News Bubble be open? Our goal throughout the coming semester is to keep our students, staff and faculty members healthy. Knight Hall will be fully open in the fall for the courses being taught either face-to-face or in a hybrid format. While there may be a few evening courses held in Knight Hall, the building will normally be open only during general business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

  • Merrill College Master's Student Riin Aljas '20 Awarded Scripps Howard Fellowship

    COLLEGE PARK (3/XX/20) — Riin Aljas ’20, a master’s student at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, has been awarded a 2020-21 Scripps Howard Fellowship in data reporting, the organization announced XX. The Scripps Howard Fellowship is a 12-month program in conjunction with the Scripps Washington Bureau/Newsy and ProPublica’s New York City newsroom.

  • First Online Povich Center Panel Talks Covering Sports During a Global Pandemic

    By Jummy Owookade ’20 While COVID-19 has forced much of the sports world to a standstill, sports journalists have to find a way to tell their stories. That was an overarching theme during The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism’s first virtual panel, held Wednesday night via Zoom.

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