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Medal of Honor Project visited Washington, D.C. on March 24 to cover a private screening of the documentary Medal of Honor: The History. Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Jr. hosted the event at the United States Supreme Court for 30 Medal of Honor recipients. The film’s premiere fell on the eve of National Medal of Honor Day.

Senior Taylor Hathorn and sophomore Katherine Donnelly reported on the event. MOH Project Director and JEM Assistant Professor Nick Geidner also attended.

Joe Thompson and Chris Coyne, co-chairs of the Knoxville convention, commissioned Knoxville-based RIVR media to create Read more “MOH Project covers event at Supreme Court”

Alfred & Julia Hill Lecture on Mar. 11. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium.

During his time at the Journal, Winslow has published more than 1,400 articles and won many honors for his work, including the Victor Cohn Prize for Medical Writing in 2011.

His lecture titled “Covering Science: Worst of Times, Best of Times” will explore the state of science writing in the media landscape.

“I’m concerned about the challenges science writers face from declining staff Read more “2014 Hill Lecturer: WSJ medical writer Ron Winslow”

The Medal of Honor Project traveled to Chattanooga Friday, Feb. 7 to interview WWII Medal of Honor recipient Charles Coolidge.

Coolidge, 92, is the only living MOH recipient from Tennessee, and one of 32 recipients hailing from the Volunteer state. He received his medal for actions in France as a technical sergeant in the U.S. Army.

JEM graduate student Joe Kuczynski interviewed Coolidge who shared freely about his life and legacy for over an hour and a half. The raw footage from the interview is posted on the MOH Project website.

Additional support was provided by JEM graduate student Read more “MOH Project interviews sole surviving recipient from Tennessee”