J-School Generations

Mark your calendars!

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications will host J-School Generations on Oct. 5-6, 2017. The School of Journalism invites all J-School alumni to return to campus each fall to re-connect with faculty, students and alumni. You can network with tomorrow’s best and brightest students, reminisce with friends at a reception and celebrate your J-School pride with other alumni. Please RSVP to jschool@ku.edu to let us know which events you would like to attend! Please note the change in our J-Talk location below*!

Thursday, Oct. 5

  • All day: Invited alumni speakers visit journalism classes
  • 9 a.m.: J-School walking tour. See what's new at the J-School! We'll visit The Agency, the University Daily Kansan, KUJH-TV and Media Crossroads (Meet outside Room 201, Stauffer-Flint Hall)
  • Noon: Hot dog lunch (Clarkson Gallery, Room 119, Stauffer-Flint Hall)
  • 1:15 p.m.: J-School walking tour. See what's new at the J-School! We'll visit The Agency, the University Daily Kansan, KUJH-TV and Media Crossroads (Meet outside Room 201, Stauffer-Flint Hall)
  • 5:30 p.m.: J-Talk: A TED-style event featuring alumni speakers Zak Beasley, Jenni Carlson and Kameron Mack (Wescoe, Room 3139*)
  • (Seating is limited! Please RSVP to jschool@ku.edu if you plan to attend!)
  • 6:30 p.m.: Alumni reception, including heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks (Clarkson Gallery, Room 119, Stauffer-Flint)

Friday, Oct. 6

  • 9 a.m.: Trivia/game show with student and alumni teams (Clarkson Gallery Room 119, Stauffer-Flint)
  • (Please RSVP to julieadam@ku.edu if you plan to attend any of the Friday events)
  • 10:30 a.m.: Round-robin networking (Resource Center, Room 210, Stauffer-Flint)
  • Noon: Lunch for game show and round-robin networking alumni and student participants (Clarkson Gallery, Room 119, Stauffer-Flint)
  • 1 p.m.: Sneak peek of William Allen White's 150th birthday celebration events in 2018!

Did you miss J-School Generations last year?

We had a great 2016 J-School Generations event! See some photos from J-School Generations 2016 by visiting our J-School Generations Facebook page. Learn more about how J-School Generations is special for students and alumni in this YouTube video.

Social media

Facebook: Like our J-School Generations page to get the latest on this year's event plans and to hear from fellow alumni. 
Twitter: @KUJournalism #jschoolgenerations

Questions? Contact the School of Journalism at jschool@ku.edu or 785-864-4755.