The Turnbull Center is located in the UO Portland building at the historic Old Town White Stag Block. A full schedule of speakers, classes, professional workshops, and public events -- many of them free -- will unfold over the next few months.
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Most Turnbull Center events and programs are held at UO Portland, in the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St. Floor 3R, Portland.
This summer, Scholastic Journalism Turnbull will sponsor “The Basics,” a free three-week summer program aimed at helping Portland students launch their high school journalism careers. Students in the program, which begins June 24th and runs weekdays from 1 to 5 p.m., earn proficiency credit toward graduation. Interested students should contact Karla Kennedy (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an application.
Thursday, July 18
Turnbull Center, Floor 3R
Light Refreshments: 6:30 p.m.
Free Presentation: 7 p.m.
University of Oregon Multimedia Journalism master's students have created multimedia narrative stories that span the scope of American gun culture, from the psychology of a mass shooter to the culture of gun lovers, and an exploration of bullying in schools.
Jamie Francis of The Oregonian will also share work from his Oregonians talk guns series.
Monday-Thursday: 1-3:20 p.m.
July 22-August 16
Instructor: Michael Huntsberger
J201, offered as part of the Urban Ducks summer program at UO Portland, is open to any admitted UO student, and satisfies a pre-major requirement for journalism majors as well as a UO general social-science requirement.
The class will study the media at a time when the mass audience is fragmenting, new conceptions of what is news are emerging, and technological advances have paved the way for an integrated telecommunication network with remarkable possibilities.
Dr. Stephen Ward, a distinguished University of Wisconsin professor of journalism ethics, will become director of the George S. Turnbull Center on July 1. Dr. Ward covered foreign conflicts and served as a bureau chief for The Canadian Press news agency. He was founding director of the University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and founded the University of Wisconsin's Center for Journalism Ethics. His most recent book, Ethics and the Media, has just been published.