Dean Stone Celebration

Each spring the School of Journalism celebrates its founder, Dean Arthur Stone, and its current students with an annual scholarship and awards banquet.

In 2022, Dean Stone events will span April 7-8.

Dean Stone Lecture:

"Crafting a Narrative of Indigenous Excellence" with Mark Trahant, Editor at Large of Indian Country Today

Thursday, April 7, 2022 7 p.m. UC Theater - 3rd floor

Free and open to the public

Dean Stone Awards Banquet:

Friday, April 8, 2022 at the Doubletree Hotel. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Tickets available at the main office on the 2nd floor of DAH. Prices: $15 for students and $25 for everyone else.

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Thanks to generous endowments and donor contributions, the school awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships at last year's banquet.

In addition to the banquet, we feature a special public lecture in the week running up to the banquet. 

Previous Dean Stone speakers have included Dean Baquet, executive editor of the New York Times; former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw; Judy Woodruff of PBS Newshour; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eli Sanders;The New Yorker magazine writer Adam EntousNew York Times staff writer and National Magazine Award-winner Nikole Hannah-Jones; and Chris Jones, editor-in-chief of National Geographic magazine.