Learn about covering military: Deadline July 1

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Each year, the Univer­sity of Kansas hosts a free weeklong workshop for journalists who want to learn more about covering the military.

The workshop, funded by the McCormick Foundation, allows journalists to embed for a week with officers at the Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

This year’s dates are Sept. 25-30. 

The McCormick Foun­da­­tion pays all expenses, including round-trip airfare to Kansas City, ground transportation, lodging and meals.

All information provided at the workshop is on the record.

The workshop offers opportunities for daily stories as well as features.

To apply, send a current resume and a letter of interest by July 1 to: Barbara Barnett, associate dean, Undergraduate Studies, The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications Room 200, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66047.

For more information, email barnettb@ku.edu.