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White House 'Dean' of press corps Helen Thomas
coming to UW-Eau Claire as Devroy speaker

Helen Thomas

EAU CLAIRE – Helen Thomas, the longtime “dean” of White House reporters who has tenaciously covered every president from Kennedy to Obama and is the author of six books, will be the featured speaker April 29 for this year’s Ann Devroy Memorial Forum at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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Mary HoffmanA message from Chair Mary Hoffman ...

Greetings alumni and friends!

As we wind up the academic year and prepare to send another group of graduates on their way, I want to thank you for your support of the department and share with you some of this year’s student work and accomplishments.

We appreciate the wide range of support that faculty and especially students receive from the alumni and friends of the department.

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Members of media discuss future of social networking

A panel of industry and academic professionals discuss the future professional talk about the effect of social media on journalism and future developments of journalism.

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Internship gives CJ student insight into the working world

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Alumnus proud of university's commitment to excellence

UW-Eau Claire alumnus Greg Leaf said he came to the university and department because of small class sizes and professors with working experience in the field.

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Organization launches First
Amendment festival at university

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UW-Eau Claire students put their disciplines into practice.

Communication and journalism majors volunteered at the 2009 Youth Aviation Adventure in a variety of roles.

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