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On Purpose: Portrait of Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication

In our world of unfolding and unpredictable change, the need for informed, thoughtfully engaged media professionals has never been more acute. The University of Minnesota has a 100-year history of journalism instruction. As the industry continues to change, curriculum specializations have expanded to include newswriting, broadcast journalism, magazine journalism, creative graphic arts, photojournalism, advertising, health communication, and public relations. These changes have not only increased enrollment, but also fueled faculty growth.