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Carter and Fox named fellows of THRC

November 1, 2023
Daniel Carter and Kym Fox have been named fellows of the Translational Health Research Center for their work with Texas Community Health News (TCHN). Carter and Fox explained the mission of TCHN at a Health and Resilience Research Network Meeting entitled “Disseminating Research: From Publication to the Public” in late September. Kym Fox presented ...

Chiecchi featured in University Star for book “Josue”

November 1, 2023
Eraldo “Dino” Chiecchi was featured on the front page of the The University Star in a feature story about his book Josue: A Young Man’s Life Lost to Suicide. Reporter Haley Velasco (photo credit) interviewed several people for her article, including Gaby Lucero, Josue’s mother who praised Chiecchi’s efforts keeping her son’s memory alive. Chiecchi ...

Fox and Krantz team up to recruit at TIPA conference

May 23, 2023
University Star students and Star Advisor Laura Krantz pitched in to help Journalism Program Coordinator Kym Fox (left) with recruiting efforts the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association annual conference in Fort Worth. University Star Managing Editor Sarah Hernandez was on a panel with Professor Kym Fox titled “You’re Gonna Need an Internship” at...

DMI alums speak to Dr. Royal’s Capstone course

May 23, 2023
The speaker series in Cindy Royal’s Digital Media Innovation Capstone course included several alumni of the program this semester. Digital Media Innovation graduates Julia Pinto (’17), Luis Seijo (’18 ) and Anne Cox ( ’20), who work in web content and sales operations roles for South By Southwest, spoke with students on March 28 about […]

Eraldo “Dino” Chiecchi receives Jack Douglas Award

May 23, 2023
The Texas Managing Editors, an organization of the state’s newspaper editors and other journalists, awarded Associate Professor of Practice Eraldo “Dino” Chiecchi with its Jack Douglas Award – the group’s highest honor – at its annual convention in Galveston on April 15. Chiecchi was recognized for his contributions to the newspaper industry and fo...

University Star staff earn 15 TIPA awards

April 19, 2023
We would like to congratulate the University Star staff members and contributors who won 15 awards from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) during the spring convention March 23-25. The Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) is the oldest collegiate media organization in the country. It consists of 77 public and private two-y...

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