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Heilman Examines Journalism of Nellie Bly and Jane Grey Swisshelm

Pat Heilman, Journalism Department professor, will be on sabbatical this Fall. She will be examining the original journalism of Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochran, a native of Armstrong County and an attendee of Indiana Normal School) and Jane Grey Swisshelm, a western Pennsylvania journalist who was a proponent of women's property rights and divorce reform.

In addition, Heilman will interview contemporary Pennsylvania women journalists to ascertain women's progress in the field of journalism.

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