Dr. Ray Eldon Hiebert, founding dean of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and an expert on international communication, died Aug. 5 in Carmel, California. He was 91.
Here are the bios for the terrific group of 13 Howard Center for Investigative Journalism fellows at the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Our existing fellows — Torrence Banks, Fatema Hosseini, Greg Morton, Stephanie Quinn, Sarah Siock and Abby Wallace — are joined by Sapna Bansil, Aidan Hughes, Mennatala Ibrahim, Cait Kelley, Adriana Navarro, April Quevedo and Caley Fox Shannon.
The Society of Professional Journalists recognized Dana Priest, the Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism, as one of this year’s Fellows of the Society. This is the highest professional honor awarded by SPJ for extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.