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Explore Our World in Knight Hall on Maryland Day


COLLEGE PARK, Md. (April 14) –  Come Explore Our World in Knight Hall on Maryland Day, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Plan your day at marylandday.umd.edu

Merrill College Events:


10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Explore the Possibilities of a Journalism Degree
1208 – Eaton Theater , Knight Hall
Gather information about the journalism major and hear from current students. College representatives are available to answer questions about undergraduate programs.

 

 

 


 

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Knight Hall / UMTV Tour
1st Floor, Knight Hall
Every hour from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Merrill College students offer tours of Knight Hall and UMTV. Learn about the graduate and undergraduate study of journalism.

 

 


Snapchat 101 During Maryland Day in Knight Hall at 11 a.m.

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Snapchat 101
1208 Eaton Theater , Knight Hall
Snapchat is more than just face swaps and filters. Bethany Swain, a former CNN photojournalist who now teaches at the Merrill College, explains what the popular app is all about and shares tips you can use today.

 

 

 


Life in the Anchor Seat.

 

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Life in the Anchor Seat
UMTV – Tawes Hall Basement
Ever wonder what it’s like to deliver the nightly news? Come have an interactive experience in the anchor’s chair in the Eaton Broadcast Center at UMTV.

 

 

 


Clips App from Apple will be demoed on Maryland Day in Knight Hall.

12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Make a Mobile Family Album
1208 Knight Hall
Don’t just post or share photos. Use “Clips” – a  free iPhone app to quickly combine photos, video and text in a fun mobile album. Join mobile journalism Professor Ronald Yaros for this 15-minute hands-on session.

 

 


1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Merrill Alumni Meet, Greet and Eat
3202 – Roberts Room, Knight Hall
#MerrillMade alumni are welcome to reconnect with fellow alums and favorite professors and meet the college’s dean, Lucy Dalglish. The reception includes a 2 p.m. panel discussion of alumni experts and current students discussing the complex and changing world of sports media, hosted by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism.

Alumni panel includes: Alexa ’07 (MLB.com and 120Sports.com) and Peter ’02 Rosenberg (of Hot 97 and 98.7 ESPN) and Rob Carlin ’95 (of NBC Sports). Student panel members include the founders of The Left Bench – Justin Meyers ’17, Michael Stern ’17 and Kofi Yeboah ’17).  Please RSVP to Kayla Newton for this event.


All Day

The World of Journalism
McKeldin Mall: Philip Merrill College of Journalism Tent
Learn about undergraduate and graduate journalism majors from current students.

Meet Merrill College Dean Lucy Dalglish from 11 a.m. to noon. Merrill alumna and NBC4 news anchor Eun Yang ’95 greets guests in the afternoon.

Explore Our Journalism World on Maryland Day

Maryland Day Promo Graphic for Merrill College.

Originally published Feb. 11, 2016
Updated April 12, 2016

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland Day is just around the corner. With more than 425 free events throughout campus on Saturday, April 30, there’s always something to do during the family-friendly open house. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As always, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism will be offering a number of exciting events for visitors, including an alumni reception, tours, a great Shirley Povich Sports Center panel, practice your anchor skills at UMTV and meet Dean Dalglish at our Mall tent.

You can get the latest information and plan your day on the Maryland Day website.

April 29

Merrill College is opening the doors of Knight Hall to celebrate 25 years of CNS! Come and mingle with fellow CNSers, enjoy heavy hord’oeuvres and wine, view student presentations from current CNSers, and see what’s new with the Capital News Service. Please RSVP to these events by April 25th to Kayla Newton at knewton@umd.edu or 301-405-6251.  6:30 p.m. -8 p.m. in Knight Hall.

 

Merrill College Maryland Day Events

Explore the Possibilities of a Journalism Degree

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.      1208 Knight Hall (Eaton Theater)

Gather information about our journalism major and hear from current students. College representatives and a student panel will answer questions about undergraduate programs.


The Past, Present and Future of Sports Media

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.    1208 Knight Hall (Eaton Theater)

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism hosts a panel of experts to discuss the complex and changing world of sports media. Panelists (so far!) include:

Jimmy Roberts ’79, NBC Sports, The Golf Channel
Evan Parker ’05, Senior Executive, NASCAR
John Smallwood ’87, Columnist Philadelphia Daily News
Zainab Mudallal ’15, News and Fitness Editor Washington Post Express
Paul Monusky ’01, NFL Films producer
Chloe Pavlech ’16, Maryland Women’s Basketball

Merrill College Alumni Reception

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.        Roberts Room (3203) – Knight Hall

Come reconnect as we welcome back our journalism alumni to Knight Hall. Meet Dean Dalglish and your favorite professors. Please RSVP to these events by April 25th to Kayla Newton at knewton@umd.edu or 301-405-6251

Tours!

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Every hour from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Merrill College students will be offering tours of Knight Hall and UMTV. Learn about the graduate and undergraduate study of journalism.

Life in the Anchor Chair
               

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   UMTV – Tawes Hall (Basement)

Ever wonder what it’s like to deliver the nightly news? Come have an interactive experience in the anchor’s chair in the Eaton Broadcast Center at UMTV.


Mobile Coverage of Maryland Day

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.     McKeldin Mall

For the fifth year in a row, Merrill College’s senior mobile journalist in Professor Ron Yaros’ Mobile Journalism class and “returning professionals” in the college’s multi-platform certificate program will fan out across campus to cover Maryland Day. Using their mobile devices, they’ll be filing a wide range of reports from McKeldin Mall to the Maryland Farm and Xfinity Center. You might even get to be interviewed! Follow along online – reports will be filed throughout the day at go.umd.edu/mobilemaryland.

The World of Journalism                

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.     

Mall Tent

Learn about undergraduate and graduate Journalism majors at the University of Maryland. Come meet Merrill College Dean Lucy Dalglish from 11 AM to Noon. Student groups will be at the tent all day to answer questions about their experiences.

 

Mobile Journalism Students Set for Maryland Day Coverage

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Merrill College students  from two of Associate Professor Ron Yaros’ mobile journalism classes will be covering Maryland Day this year. 25 undergraduate and graduate students will be fanning out across campus to cover some of the 400+ events planned for the popular and family-friendly open house. You can see a slide show of photos taken by last year’s students.

In anticipation of the annual event, Yaros said, “For the first time, 14 students spent the past two weeks producing mobile stories, which ‘preview’ selected events to be featured at this year’s Maryland Day! This adds more richness to the event.”

Mobile Story Examples

Merrill Journalist Becky Kaminsky investigated how the new Maryland Dairy ice cream shop in the Stamp Student Union is doing – and what it will be offering on Maryland Day:

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Maryland Day 2015: Explore UMD and The College of Journalism

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Philip Merrill College of Journalism invites you to celebrate the University of Maryland and Knight Hall’s world of fearless ideas during Maryland Day 2015! Now in its 17th year, the day-long open house promises to be better than ever with more than 400 family-friendly, free and interactive events across campus.

MarylandDay02Maryland Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, April 25 on the University of Maryland campus. As always, there is free parking and transportation (on campus and from the College Park Metro). There are plenty of food choices as well – both on McKeldin Mall and in the Stamp Student Union.

You can be part of the fun by tweeting during the day! Send your comments and photos to #marylandday. Go online to plan your day – including events here in Knight Hall.

NEW: Interactive Explorer Map of Maryland Day

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Merrill College Fearlessly Celebrates Maryland Day 2014

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Originally published March 27, 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Philip Merrill College of Journalism invites you to celebrate our world of fearless ideas during Maryland Day 2014! Now in its 16th year, the day-long open house promises to be better than ever with more than 450 family-friendly, free and interactive events.

MarylandDay02Maryland Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, April 26 on the University of Maryland campus. As always, there is free parking and transportation (on campus and from the College Park Metro). There are plenty of food choices as well – both on McKeldin Mall and in the Stamp Student Union.

You can be part of the fun by tweeting during the day! Send your comments and photos to #marylandday. Go online to plan your day or like the Maryland Day Facebook Page.

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