Special Events | Mayborn School of Journalism

Special Events

In addition to the Mayborn's signature events featuring the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference and Celebrate Mayborn, each year the school presents events focusing on hot-button topics or issues important to the field of journalism. Check out some of these archived events in the list below:

Mayborn Mentor Program

The Mayborn School hosts a number of Mentor events throughout each year to connect our students with alumni and other working professionals in various fields of journalism.

learn more about the Mayborn Mentor program.

We're celebrating 75 years of teaching Journalism excellence at UNT.

All throughout the 2020/21 academic year, we've been commemorating our 75th birthday - with events and communications to reach out to our alumni and friends. Are you an alum? If so, check back in with us:

Mayborn 75

11th Annual Celebrate Mayborn Scholarship Gala.

This Spring, the Mayborn School awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to students during our annual Celebrate Mayborn event. We also announced several powerful new programs designed to help create the newsrooms of the future.

See the full virtual event

The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

Our nationally acclaimed annual conference offers a forum for journalists, writers, readers, stu­dents, educators and the general public to listen to, be inspired by and practice their craft at the highest possible level.

Learn more about the conference

Mayborn Mad Women

November 8, 2018

This event featured a discussion with notable women in advertising moderated by Dr. Sheri Broyles, Professor of Advertising.

Seeing and Believing in the Age of Fake News: Finding Truth in Visual Journalism

October 4, 2018

This event featured a discussion with notable Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists in photojournalism.

Women With Words: Female Pioneers in Journalism

March 21, 2018

This signature event celebrated notable women journalists on March 21 at the University Union Lyceum.

First Amendment: Under Siege?

February 16, 2017

This panel, made up of academics, journalists, and legal experts, dissected the role of the First Amendment in our democracy.

A Century of Excellence: The Pulitzer Prizes and Journalism's Impact at UNT

September 29, 2016

The multi-week event included a gallery display installed at the UNT University Union, a reunion of North Texas Daily editors and staffers, and an evening celebration in the UNT Lyceum featuring panel discussions with 10 Pulitzer-honored Mayborn alumni

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