Kimpel Hall Expansion

Kimpel Hall Expansion

University of Arkansas students involved with the School of Journalism and office of student media have a new venue created for them in Kimpel Hall, thanks to a gift from alumna Sue Walk Burnett and her husband, Rusty Burnett, of Houston.

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Awards & Recognition

Student Media's newspaper and magazine received recognition for their work during the Society of Professional Journalism Region 12 Student Society of Professional 2019 annual conference. The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes the best collegiate journalism with Mark of Excellence awards.

Student Media's television station also received Mid- American Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences chapter.


Best Student Magazine Winner - Hill Magazine, University of Arkansas 

Best Non-Fiction Magazine Article - Winner: From seduction to slavery – by Catherine Shackelford; Finalist: Odd one out – by Jake Halbert; Finalist: Land of the free, home of the refugee – by Andrea Johnson

Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper Winner - The Arkansas Traveler, University of Arkansas

Best Affiliated Web Site Finalist - Arkansas Traveler, University of Arkansas 

General News Reporting Finalist  - Shelby Evans and Dylan Levenson, " Student Snapchat post ignites racial controversy, backlash"

Newscast Award - UATV: University of Arkansas Student Television 

Serious News Award - Lydia Fielder​ - Death Caused by Drowsy Driving

Light News Award - Lydia Fielder​ - Apartment Safety

Documentary AwardShane White​ and Denzel Jenkins​ - Homeless in Boomtown; Lydia Fielder - A Mental Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Honorable Mentions - Talent - Lydia Fielder​; Documentary - Bryan Pollard​, Taylor Monea Strickland​ - A Shelter First; Documentary - Andrew Epperson​ - Out of the Woods