This September, with support from the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative, Humanities Texas is partnering with the University of North Texas's Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism to conduct an evening of discussion titled "A Century of Excellence: The Pulitzer Prizes and Journalism's Impact on UNT." Five UNT journalism alumni who received Pulitzer Prizes and four who were finalists will discuss their recognized works. The event will also feature Keven Ann Willey, co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board for 2016–2017 and editorial page editor of The Dallas Morning News, who will introduce a special video highlighting the Pulitzer's impact on storytelling.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:30–7:30 p.m.

@ Lyceum in the University Union
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Brandee Hartley in the Mayborn School of Journalism at 940-565-2095 or

Student journalists pack the newsroom at North Texas State Teachers College (now the University of North Texas) in 1942. Courtesy of UNT.