By Blake Murphy ’14 Every First Nations community has their own word for water. While many native terms are composed of a large variety of native and settler languages, the idea of water is important enough that multiple words for it still exist in the different languages. Tsuk Ekanam is a Chinook term for “water […]
UBC Journalism alumni, Jodie Martinson (’10), has been nominated for four Leo Awards (BC Film and Television). Her animated short, Stronghearted, has been nominated for a Leo in the Best Animation Program or Series category. She has also been nominated for her short TV documentary, Cue the Muse, in three categories: Best Short Documentary, Best Direction in documentary, […]
Dr. Mary Lynn Young has been nominated for the YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards in the Education, Training and Development category.
UBC Journalism student Allison Griner has won a FASPE Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. In May 2013, Griner will join 13 other journalism students in an intensive two-week program in New York, Germany and Poland. They will use the history of the Holocaust as a lens through which to study contemporary ethics […]
UBC Journalism student Samuel Danzon-Chambaud has won a 2013 European Union-Canada Young Journalist Award.
UBC Journalism student Jordan Wade has won a Jack Webster Foundation Student Journalism Award for 2012, which recognizes those who have demonstrated their dedication to the profession of journalism. Wade is a second-year Master of Journalism student who specializes in arts and cultural stories, sociology and urban planning. He was born in Toronto, and after […]
UBC Graduate School of Journalism students have won a prestigious 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Award. Meg Mittelstedt and Alexandra Minzlaff won gold in the Best Video or Multimedia Feature category for their video project “Liberia’s lost generation: A Vancouver photographer reconstructs the country’s past.” Faculty members David Rummel and Dan McKinney were the editors for the […]
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism has been nominated for four 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. School-related projects by students and faculty are finalists for best video, best website and best article in the blue division, which is the business-to-business, professional association, farm and scholarly category. The school won two COPAs in 2011. This year, UBC Journalism is […]