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The University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media, housed in the College of Communication and Information, hosted the annual Picture Kentucky Photojournalism Workshop on Oct. 11-14 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
On Oct.10, 2023, three guest speakers from across the globe shared their insights about integrated strategic communication, information communication technology and journalism, each focusing on the representation of either global perspectives or historically marginalized voices. 
Erin Rolfes, director of corporate communications and media relations for The Kroger Co., delivered the 2023 James C. Bowling Executive-in-Residence Lecture. the event marked the Bowling Lecture Series’ 24th anniversary.
On Oct. 13, CI alumna Celeste Warren (MAS/TEL, 1985) spoke to students, faculty and staff about her experiences in journalism, her work in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion and her journey from CI student to vice president of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence at Merck. 
Nominations for the 2024 Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame are being accepted now until Friday, Jan. 12, 2024.
The 18th biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication invites competitive paper and poster abstracts and panel proposals to be submitted for its 2024 conference in Lexington. The theme for the conference is "Innovations in Health Communication." Although this call seeks original contributions in all areas related to health communication, special consideration will be given to those that address issues related to the conference theme.
The best way to describe Ann Evans is as a Renaissance woman — caterer, event planner, fundraiser, marketing guru, business administrator and community outreach specialist. These skills and abilities, along with specialized training in etiquette and protocol at the highest level, have stood her in good stead as the only person to serve as executive director of the Kentucky Governor's Mansion under father and son governors.
Four University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information faculty members were selected to participate in the inaugural Land-grant Engagement Academy, a two-day program through UK’s Land-Grant Engagement Office focused on building multi-disciplinary partnerships around community-level engagement work. 
The 2023 James Madison Award recipient for service to the First Amendment is Michael (“Mike”) Abate, a preeminent First Amendment advocate, defender of government transparency and litigator with Kaplan, Johnson, Abate & Bird in Louisville. The School of Journalism and Media and its Scripps Howard First Amendment Center present the award annually.


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