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Moody College Honors Program News & Events

Honors Spring Reception Award Winners

Senior Achievements Recognized

At the 2019 Honors Program Spring Reception graduating seniors were recognized and the new officers of the Honors Student Council were announced.

John Moore

Seeing a thousand words

Just prior to being named winner of World Press Photo of the Year for 2019, John Moore paid us a visit that included a public lecture and panel discussion, as well as honors class visits and the following interview.

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Daily Texan Covers Talk by John Moore

Talk by Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist, John Moore, featured in student-run Daily Texan newspaper.

Terry Galloway

“You Are My Sunshine: A Kind of Love Story”

Terry Galloway spent years living in silence. Until she got cochlear implants. “You are my Sunshine” is her comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane exploration of her rebirth into the world of sound.


#What Now: Pressing Forward in the Workplace

Join CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota and the co-founders of Press Forward (, Dianna Pierce Burgess and Carolyn McGourty Supple, for #What Now: Pressing Forward in the Workplace, an initiative focused on creating safe, civil, and equitable workplaces.

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Civility Panel Bridges Political Divide, Writes Daily Texan

The Daily Texan covered a well-attended and memorable discussion with Fox News contributor Guy Benson and social justice videographer Dylan Marron about the need to cultivate more productive dialogue across partisan differences.

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People First Politics with Dylan Marron and Guy Benson

Sponsored by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life and the Moody College Honors Program, join media sensations Dylan Marron and Guy Benson for an interactive discussion on the importance of conversations across the divide.

Brooke Gladstone visits the Moody College Honors Program on Oct. 11

A Conversation with Brooke Gladstone, Award-Winning Journalist and Co-Host of NPR’s ‘On the Media’

To help kick-off the new Moody College Honors Program, award-winning radio host Brooke Gladstone is visiting the Moody College of Communication on Oct. 11 for a moderated discussion and Q&A with students and the public.


Daily Texan Covers Talk with Damon Young

Talk by Journalist and Co-founder of Very Smart Brothas, Damon Young, featured in student-run Daily Texan newspaper.

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Diversifying the Industry: The Job’s Not Done

On Feb. 22-23, The Moody College Honors Program is co-hosting “Diversifying the Industry: The Job’s Not Done,” a conference focused on how public relations and advertising can move forward with diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and in the work they produce.

George Sylvie

KUT Interviews George Sylvie on Reporting on Race

Journalism professor, George Sylvie, taught a fall seminar in the honors program. In this interview with KUT, Sylvie says parachute journalism is the wrong approach for reporting on communities of color.

Azie Dungey, creator of "Ask a Slave," gives lecture for Senior Fellows

Daily Texan Covers Senior Fellows Lecture

The lecture by "Ask a Slave" creator, Azie Dungey, was featured in the student-run Daily Texan newspaper.

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Valeria Luiselli Challenges Perception of Immigration

The author of "Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions" visits the Senior Fellows to provide an insightful alternative to the political frameworks that dominate our public discourse about immigration.