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Povich Symposium Discusses Race in Sports
Nov 14, 2018

Povich Symposium Discusses Race in Sports

DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, called the Rooney Rule “a sham” during the 13th annual Shirley Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland Nov. 13.

Povich Symposium Will Discuss Race in Sports
Nov 9, 2018

Povich Symposium Will Discuss Race in Sports

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host the 13th annual Shirley Povich Symposium at the University of Maryland’s Riggs Alumni Center at 7 p.m. Nov. 13.

Merrill Grad Evan Parker Tells Students ‘Be Curious’
Oct 9, 2018

Merrill Grad Evan Parker Tells Students ‘Be Curious’

“One piece of advice I would share with students currently in the College of Journalism is be curious, learn everything you can,” said Evan Parker (’05), who was recently promoted to vice president of content at NASCAR.

Povich Center Hosts Panel on McNair Coverage
Oct 4, 2018

Povich Center Hosts Panel on McNair Coverage

Some of the most well-known journalists in the country descended on the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Oct. 3 to analyze the coverage surrounding the death of Maryland football player Jordan McNair earlier this year.

ESPN’s Tisha Thompson Speaks at AWSM Event
Sep 24, 2018

ESPN’s Tisha Thompson Speaks at AWSM Event

University of Maryland’s student chapter of The Association of Women in Sports Media hosted ESPN’s Tisha Thompson Sept. 20. Thompson shared her 20-year journey as an investigative reporter.

A new home for D.C. United
Aug 3, 2018

A new home for D.C. United

Beyond the decade of grunt work devoted to location selection, political negotiations and market research, it took about $250 million in private funds, plus $150 million in public contributions, for D.C. to finally get a permanent soccer venue.