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    Videos: 2015 Commencement Speakers

    By Amy Dunkin | December 23, 2015 | Alumni News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, ’09 alum Aisha Al-Muslim, student speaker Cole Rosengren, Dean Sarah Bartlett

    Student speaker Cole Rosengren before the ceremony

    Scenes from a Commencement: 2015

    By Amy Dunkin | December 19, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    For the first time, the CUNY J-School awarded three master’s degrees: in journalism, entrepreneurial journalism, and social journalism

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    Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, ’15, Wins Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

    By Amy Dunkin | December 17, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

    As an OPC scholar, she would like to do a fellowship in Thailand with one of the organization’s media partners.

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    Student Photo Club Picks Winners of Its First Competition

    By Amy Dunkin | December 9, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

    All entries were shot for in-class assignments, and winning photos were displayed across social media platforms to bring attention to student photojournalism work.

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    BuzzFeed Editor Ben Smith to Address Class of 2015 Graduates

    By Amy Dunkin | November 24, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    The pioneering political blogger will speak at the CUNY J-School’s ninth commencement on Dec. 18th at TheTimesCenter on W. 41st Street.

    Jere Hester accepts the ONA award.

    NYCity News Service “Missing” Project Earns National Online Journalism Award

    By Amy Dunkin | September 27, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    The special report, which tells the stories of missing New Yorkers, took top honors in the Student Projects/Large category.

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    CUNY J-School Gets Ready For Its Largest, Most Diverse Class Ever

    By Amy Dunkin | May 15, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    Some 120 students have enrolled in its core master’s in journalism degree program, 20% more than in any of class in its history. And, for the first time, more than half of the students (52%) are persons of color or from other underrepresented minority groups.

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    Tow-Knight Fellow María Sánchez Díez Captures $10,000 Scholarship — and Other Award News

    By Amy Dunkin | May 11, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

    Plus, Michaela Ross, ’15, gets New York Financial Writers’ prize and Roxanne Scott, ’14, is chosen for women’s African reporting fellowship.

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    Class of 2015 Students Land Top-Notch Internships for the Summer

    By Amy Dunkin | April 16, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

    Among the media outlets that will be hosting our students are the AP in Tokyo, The Marshall Project, MSNBC, Spanish-language El Diario, VICE Sports, Thomson Reuters, and Storyhunter.

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    Class of ’15 Student Lands Exclusive During Home Visit to Martinique

    By Amy Dunkin | January 15, 2015 | Featured News, Student News

    Cariba Party’s story on Officer Clarissa Jean-Philippe, the policewoman from Martinique murdered in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo attack, was published in The Daily News.