John Bender, PhD ’91

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Faculty Senate gave Professor John Bender, PhD ’91, the 2011 James A. Lake Academic Freedom Award. He earned the award for his dedication to defending academic freedom and preserving the freedom to seek and communicate truth. Bender teaches basic and advanced reporting, communication law and history of mass media. He has … Continued

Jennifer Plunkett Skibins, BJ ’96

Jennifer Plunkett Skibins, BJ ’96, is a psychotherapist in private practice and works with adolescents, adults and families dealing with depression and anxiety. In addition, she is writing a book with a retired member of the New York Police Department. She resides in Port Washington, N.Y., with her husband Andrew and 18-month-old daughter Lorna.

Stuart Goldman, BJ ’96

Stuart Goldman, BJ ’96, won the Jesse H. Neal Award, which has been called “the Pulitzer Prize of the business media.” Goldman, managing editor of Penton Media’s Club Industry magazine, won the award for his profile of health club owner Curt Beusman, who founded Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, N.Y. The article, titled “Renaissance … Continued