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Congratulations, Class of 2023!

The Humanities Council is proud to award 71 certificates and 7 independent concentrations to seniors across five Council programs. Congratulations to all our students and thank you to our faculty! […] »
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Journalism Director Discusses Teaching the Pandemic

Joe Stephens, director of the Program in Journalism and a Ferris Professor of Journalism in the Humanities Council, recently participated in a Q&A about how Princeton University professors incorporated the […] »
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Program in Journalism Presents Spring Event Schedule

Spring 2021 will be bursting with of-the-moment events presented by the Humanities Council’s Program in Journalism. Interactive discussions — featuring diverse topics with ripped-from-the-headlines immediacy — will address everything from […] »

Program in Journalism Spring 2021 Courses Announced

In Spring 2021 the Program in Journalism will offer five courses open to students from all majors. For more information about all JRN courses, including cross-lists, visit Students may contact Margo […] »

Program in Journalism Welcomes 2020-2021 Visiting Professors

Princeton University’s Program in Journalism is delighted to welcome its new cohort of distinguished journalists to serve as visiting professors in its internationally known writing seminars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Humanities […] »

Journalism Revised Grading Policy

In view of the current public health emergency, and the movement of University courses online, the Program in Journalism has revised its grading policy for spring 2020. For this semester […] »

John McPhee’s Legendary Course Meets the Moment

By Margo Bresnen After the most extraordinary spring break in recent memory, Princeton University resumed classes yesterday—virtually, in light of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Among the first to tackle the […] »

University Profiles Audio Journalism Course in Video

A University-produced video profile of JRN 450, Audio Journalism: Storytelling for Radio Documentaries and Podcasts, is currently on the homepage. Taught by visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism Joe Richman, the founder […] »

Pyne Honor Prize Awarded to Former Journalism Student

Senior John “Newby” Parton has been named a co-recipient of the University’s 2018 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate. A concentrator in the Woodrow […] »

Veteran TV News Anchor to Receive Alumni Award

Princeton University will present one of its top honors for alumni to veteran television journalist Charles Gibson. Gibson, a member of the Class of 1965 who earned his bachelor’s degree […] »

Joe Richman presents an evening of storytelling

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Humanities Council’s Ferris Seminars in Journalism and the Department of Anthropology will present an evening of storytelling with radio and podcast creator Joe Richman, […] »

Journalism Students Featured in the Canadian Media

In a fall-break trip jointly funded by Canadian Studies and the Ferris Seminars in Journalism, Deborah Amos and Simon Morrison travelled to Winnipeg with nine students to learn more about Canada’s approach to resettling […] »

What I think: John McPhee

From his office in the fifth floor tower of Guyot Hall, home of the Department of Geosciences, John McPhee can look down through two vertical windows and see the office […] »
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Class snapshot: Covering the 2016 campaign

The 2016 presidential campaign — a roller-coaster ride of surprises and uncertainty — will surely be studied by scholars and students for many years to come. But the 15 Princeton […] »
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