University of North Dakota

Standing Rock & the Media

As part of Time Out Week, you are invited to join the Department of Communication and the College of Arts & Sciences for "Standing Rock & the Media" Thursday, April 19 in the Ballroom at the Memorial Union.

"Standing Rock & the Media" was developed by Mark Trahant, Chuck Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism in the UND Department of Communication and is sponsored in part by a grant from Humanities North Dakota.

9 a.m., Slide show of Standing Rock news stories, video and photographs

9:30 a.m., “A Conversation with Jodi Gillette” (pictured)

11 a.m., Panel of Reporters featuring Sandy Tolan, LA Times; Renee Jean, Willison Herald; Jason Begay, Montana Journalism Review

12:15 p.m., Lunch provided by the Department of Communication and the College of Arts & Sciences

1 p.m., Hagerty Lecture Keynote with Jenni Monet

2 p.m., "Challenges of Communicating the Government's Story," Nicole Willis, Standing Rock

3:30 p.m., "What We've Learned?" A Townhall and Debriefing with Mike Jacobs

6 p.m., Dream Building and Live Music with Fire Rose Indigenous Recording Artist

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Memorial Union, Ballroom 2901 University Ave, Grand Forks ND

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James Philip left a positive review 4/18/2018

The dialogue is very timely and important to all residents of North Dakota. I wish every citizen and decision-maker in our state had been there. Thank you, UND, for bravely leading the difficult and important conversations that our state needs to heal and improve itself.