Yearbook 2019 Events

2019 Ruhl Lecture In Google We Trust




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2019 UO SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION YEARBOOK

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From Google vice presidents to award-winning journalists, the SOJC brought in top industry experts to share their insights into some of the most important issues of our time. More than 9,400 students and community members attended 44 lectures, celebrations, and networking events throughout the year, gaining new perspectives and making connections in the field.

44
EVENTS IN 2019
9,400+
ATTENDEES
University of Oregon Allen Hall exterior during spring
Eugene Events:

17 MAJOR EVENTS

8,000+ ATTENDEES

5,300+ STUDENTS ENGAGED

 

University of Oregon Portland
Portland Events:

27 COMMUNITY AND INDUSTRY EVENTS

1,400+ ATTENDEES

2 INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

 

Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism
#MeToo Coverage Earns Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism

Garrison Keillor produced and hosted A Prairie Home Companion for Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) for 42 years. Then he was accused of inappropriate behavior at the height of the #MeToo movement. The MPR newsroom’s transparent and unbiased coverage of the fall from grace of one of its network’s biggest stars earned the 2019 Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism.

 

 

Beginning #LifeasaJGrad

More than 790 SOJC students launched a new phase of their lives with the graduation of the school’s 103rd class. View the transition from #LifeasaJStudent to #LifeasaJGrad through the eyes of a recent graduate in the student-produced video that kicked off the SOJC’s 2019 Commencement ceremony.

In Google We Trust

As technology’s influence on society grows, what will happen to our values? Google vice presidents Richard Gingras and Corey duBrowa ’88 led a conversation about the impact of technology on the news and the rising role of the chief conscience officer. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Media Center for Science and Technology and the Robert and Mabel Ruhl Endowed Lecture.

How Science Failed to Communicate the Biggest Crisis 

For four decades, the scientific community failed to clearly communicate its research on climate change. Marine biologist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson examined the role of poor communication in today’s climate crisis and offered solutions for the future. The event was co-sponsored by the Media Center for Science and Technology and the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

Demystifying Media: Navigating a Rapidly Changing Landscape

Navigating the evolving media landscape is a challenge for seasoned professionals and SOJC students alike. Each term, media experts and researchers visit the UO campus to explore the global impact of the media revolution and help blaze a trail forward. This series is sponsored in part by the Hearst Foundation. Find a sampling of the 2019 talks below.

 

Learn About the Hearst Demystifying Media Series 

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