School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Design/Journalism students win more than money

Posted on: March 9th, 2016 by ewrobins

SND Travel Grant Winners 2Three Ole Miss students have been awarded travel grants from the Society for News Design Foundation ​​​to attend the 8th annual Society of News Design Workshop and Exhibition in San Francisco, California, April 7-9​​​. Madisen Theobald (Journalism), Caroline Callaway (Journalism) and Morgan Oberhausen (Art/Journalism) are among only 12 awardees chosen from 50 applicants worldwide. Worth $750 each, the grants afford the students more than travel assistance. They provide the opportunity for them to study and network with some of the news industry’s most creative and successful professionals in a city synonymous with technical innovation and progressive thinking.  Ole Miss boasts the largest share of recipients and The Meek School of Journalism and New Media is proud to be so well represented at this year’s conference.