School Director Glenn Frankel
Welcome to the School of Journalism! There's never been a more exciting and important moment than now to study and practice journalism in America. Our world is changing at warp speed. The digital revolution has shattered old methods and old thinking about news and the people who produce it. Like any birth, this is a messy, complicated and at times highly uncertain event. There's great energy and enthusiasm, and at the same time great anxiety about the future.
Our school is striving to be at the forefront in creating a new journalism for this new era. We're revising our curriculum, breaking down the old walls between print, broadcast, photographic and online journalism, and between skills and content courses, and offering training in a host of new techniques. Our students are not only learning journalism but practicing it, helping fill the void in news coverage itself with experimental new websites and other projects and strengthening our ties to the community. Besides our large and dynamic program for undergraduates, we also have one of the most highly regarded graduate studies programs in the country, with master's degrees both in the practice and study of journalism, and a Ph.D. course of study for those who want to teach and do advanced research in the field. And we are strengthening our connections to the real world of journalism, placing more students in internships and more graduates in real jobs across the changing news landscape. Our commitment to