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Journalism Education at UNC is Topic of Lecture Oct. 15

The Origins of Journalism Education at UNC-Chapel Hill
2009 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill
5 p.m. Reception and exhibit viewing
5:45 p.m. Program with Tom Bowers
Free and open to the public
Information: Liza Terll, Friends of the Library, (919) 962-4207
In conjunction with the exhibit Consecrated to the Common Good: 100 Years of Journalism Education at UNC-Chapel Hill

New: Watch video of the program

Tom Bowers will speak Oct. 15 at UNC's Wilson Library

Tom Bowers will speak Oct. 15 at UNC's Wilson Library

Tom Bowers, professor emeritus at UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will deliver the Gladys Coates University History Lecture Oct. 15 at 5:45 p.m. in UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. His talk will be about the early years of journalism education at UNC.

Bowers is the author of Making News: One Hundred Years of Journalism & Mass Communication at Carolina, newly issued by UNC Press. He was associate dean and senior associate dean of the school for 24 years and interim dean in 2005-2006.

Bowers’s talk accompanies the exhibit Consecrated to the Common Good: 100 Years of Journalism Education at UNC-Chapel Hill, on view in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of Wilson Library through Jan. 31, 2010. An exhibit viewing and reception will begin at 5 p.m.

The Gladys Coates University History Lecture is presented by the North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library. The series honors the late Coates, an avid university historian who, with her husband, Albert Coates, founded UNC’s Institute of Government, now the School of Government.

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