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Journalism, Communications and Creativity

Generations of Jayhawk media innovators are making their mark around the globe in journalism, communications and marketing. Come be the next.

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Transforming today's students into tomorrow's leaders, creators, thinkers and agents of change

Through experiential learning pathways, our graduates are educated, ethical
and enlightened communicators forging the future of the media industry

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Have a Look Around!

If you are unable to visit Stauffer-Flint Hall in person, let us show you around virtually! Join us on this video tour created by our J-School students.

Choose your Bachelor's Degree Concentration

Tailor your degree to one or more "concentration" areas to specialize in. And learn more about our Media Arts & Production option starting Fall 2022!

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Find Your Place Here

Schedule a visit to check out the recent $5 million renovation of our historic building on Jayhawk Boulevard and meet our amazing faculty, staff and students. You also can schedule an in-person or Zoom appointment with one of our recruiters. E-mail or call 785-864-7620.
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Get In The Game

You can start right away with our sports media opportunities in reporting, play by play, multimedia, marketing, production or public relations. Our students have worked with professionals at ESPN,, the Kansas City Chiefs, The Washington Post, KU Athletics and local media outlets.
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Make Your Mark

We have amazing opportunities for students interested in news but also marketing, public relations, social media, video and advertising. The University Daily Kansan, The Agency, KUJH-TV, Media Crossroads, Ad Club and PRSSA allow students to immerse themselves in every facet of the media industry.

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$650,000 in Scholarships

Yes, this year the J-School awarded more than $650,000 in scholarships to students. Learn how we help students navigate tuition, get scholarships and financial aid, and hear what our students say about how J-School scholarships helped them succeed.

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Recent News

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Faculty and graduate students present at AEJMC conference

Faculty and grad students from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications are presenting their research and projects at the AEJMC conference in Detroit.
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J-School launches Media Arts and Production concentration

The School of Journalism & Mass Communications is adding a third concentration this fall focusing on creative media and content creation.
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J-School alumni are visiting professionals this fall

Gerald Seib will serve as Fall Dole Fellow at the Dole Institute, and Barbara Rosewicz will be a Hearst Visiting Professional in Residence at the J-School.
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KU marketing students help expand teen crisis and suicide prevention program

Students in Professor Angie Hendershot’s class created materials to promote a suicide prevention program, including a series of informative videos and toolkits.

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