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Dec 12, 2018

School dedicates memorial to slain newspaper employees

The University of Maryland's journalism school on Tuesday dedicated a memorial to the five Capital Gazette employees shot and killed in an attack on the Annapolis newspaper's office.

May 17, 2012

Dalglish to head UM journalism school

Lucy Dalglish, executive director of the Washington-based Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, has been named the new dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. She will assume the post on Aug. 1. Dalglish, an attorney, has headed the RCFP for 12 years. The nonprofit organization […]

Apr 24, 2012

Lidard, Fazio join Himmelrich

Meredith Lidard and Tony Fazio have joined Himmelrich PR as account coordinator and account associate, respectively. Lidard will manage media relations and promotions for many of the firm’s clients. Previously, she worked in marketing and communications at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Lidard is a graduate of the University of Maryland Philip Merrill […]

Nov 3, 2011

Week in review: 11/4/11

Mt. Washington tavern hit by fire Rob Frisch, the co-owner of the Mt. Washington Tavern, said Monday that he fully intends to rebuild and reopen the popular dining and bar spot. Once the damaged is assessed, he will know how long it will take to rebuild, but Frisch is confident the 32-year-old institution in Northwest Baltimore […]

Nov 1, 2011

Study: Journalism should emulate teaching hospitals

COLLEGE PARK — Media companies, struggling in a time of economic uncertainty, are increasingly relying on students to plug information gaps for the public, according to a new report released at Journalism Interactive, an international conference on digital journalism education sponsored by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. […]

Oct 5, 2011

UM merger proposal gets positive response

COLLEGE PARK — The idea of merging two University of Maryland institutions — College Park and Baltimore — received a largely positive response Wednesday at a campus forum hosted by UMCP President Wallace D. Loh and Provost Ann Wylie. “Collectively, we can create a model to move the state in a way economic impact is […]

Sep 22, 2011

Klose to step down as dean of UM journalism school

Kevin Klose, who has served as dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park since February 2009, announced he will step down from the post on June 30, 2012. Klose did not cite a reason for his resignation in an email to faculty and staff members, and he […]

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