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OU alumnus and Washington Post photojournalist details coverage in Ukraine

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor June 15, 2022

After graduating from Oakland University, Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Salwan Georges has been busy reporting on numerous topical and internationally significant events. Most recently, Georges...

(From left to right) Professor Garry Gilbert presenting, with panelists Catherine Shafran, Professor Kate Roff and Professor Chiaoning Su.

CJPR hosts “Reporting from a War Zone: Ethics, Trauma, Impact, and Solutions”

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director March 30, 2022

On March 22, the Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Department (CJPR) at Oakland University hosted “Reporting from a War Zone: Ethics, Trauma, Impact, and Solutions.” The panel discussion...

Photo Courtesy of Salwan Georges.

Alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize with The Washington Post

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief May 26, 2020

At 12 years old, Salwan Georges and his family immigrated to the United States from Syria, after having fled Iraq in the 90s. Georges didn’t speak English and had to adapt to a new way of life. Sixteen...

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