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Hussman Students take the 2020 Iowa Caucuses

“The trip was an unbelievable experience for these students”

“The trip was an unbelievable experience for these students”

Students in co-instructor Daniel Kreiss and Joe Czabovsky’s “Undergraduate Research in Political Communication” course had the opportunity to experience firsthand what will arguably become the most newsworthy Iowa caucuses in recent history. 

Immediately upon arriving in Iowa late last week, ahead of the Monday, February 3 caucuses, 10 UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media seniors traveled across the state attending rallies; hearing stump speeches; and interviewing candidates, press, voters, volunteers and campaign strategists. The students traveled from Council Bluffs to the capital city of Des Moines to Cedar Rapids and were even interviewed themselves by over a dozen media outlets. 

“Joe and Daniel have worked hard to give these talented seniors on-the-ground political communication strategy experience. There is nothing like being there,”said Susan King, dean of the Hussman School. “I’m delighted that an anonymous alumna donor with an interest in immersive student experiences stepped up to make this opportunity available to our students.

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