As we wrap up a school year like no other, we wanted to provide you with an update on what’s been happening inside The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism. It’s been a challenging year filled with Zoom calls, virtual classes and more, but our students have persevered, and we are so proud of them. We’re very much looking forward to the fall semester, when we should all be back on campus.
While we are very glad the University of Maryland will be able to celebrate you in person this spring, the UMD Philip Merrill College of Journalism is committed to honoring the accomplishments of our resilient graduates virtually. Tune in to commencement.umd.edu on Thursday, May 20 at 1 p.m. to watch the college's virtual commencement ceremony. You can also watch the video below. Hear from Dean Lucy Dalglish, student speaker Brendan Hartlove and a number of surprise guests as we honor our newest #merrillmade graduates.
COLLEGE PARK -- Christoph Mergerson, who is completing his Ph.D. in Communication, Information and Media at Rutgers University, will join the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism this fall as a visiting assistant professor in race and media, Dean Lucy A. Dalglish announced Friday.