Hall of Fame alumni. Michael Kelly and Carol Shrader were among those inducted June 8 into the Omaha Press Club (OPC) Journalists of Excellence Hall of Fame (photos courtesy Bill Kelly). Ann Pedersen, Joe Patrick and David Haberman were also awarded the recognition. The OPC selects a group each year, and the ceremony is part of annual journalism excellence awards.
Excellence in action. Assistant Professor Joy Chao published a study on women leaders' conflict management styles in Chinese Management Studies 7(1), 94-110 (2013). Chao is also presenting her research this month at the International Communication Association (ICA) meeting in London and the National Communication Association (NCA) meeting in Washington, D.C. in November. Chao mentored Instructor Pamm Killeen on a NCA paper she will present.
Isaacson Professor Bruce Johansen appeared on a May 26 WCBM Washington, D.C. radio show that was distributed nationwide on the FOX radio network. The two-hour "Roberto Hieronimus 21st Century Radio" program focused on Johansen's groundbreaking writings about the Iroquois influence on democracy, as well as the trends in global warming data. Johansen also published a letter in the June issue of National Geographic.
Lecturer Holly Miller attended the New Jersey Communication Association meeting, which featured sessions on corporate social responsibility and new directions in communication.
Professor Jeremy Lipschultz appeared twice in recent weeks on The Tom Becka Show on KOIL radio in Omaha. Lipschultz spoke about government spying on U.S. journalists.
Lipschultz also premiered a new documentary "Mr. Buffett the Teacher" May 3. He wrote and directed the project. The film traces Buffett's teaching at the University of Omaha 1951-62 and was viewed during two sold out shows at Mammel Hall. Alumnus Mort Crim narrated the film, which was co-produced by graduate student Ben Bohall and Associate Dean Mike Hilt. The documentary will air later this year on NET Television.
Videos and photos.
25-26 – PRSA 2013 Midwest Conference
24 – Graduate Student Orientation, AS 188, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.