College of Media

Our college is rooted in collaboration and innovation. As the media landscape evolves, so do we. We prepare students to make a difference in industry, society, and their disciplines. Students receive individual attention while exploring their interests in our flexible curriculum. Our students and faculty make an impact—and they make it their own.

The College of Media at Illinois is made up of 1,000+ students, 50+ faculty members, and 15,000+ alumni. Check out some of our stellar members!

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For sharing its passion with film lovers worldwide for 25 years, and making the greater Champaign-Urbana area a better place to live, work, and visit, Ebertfest was selected as one of five winners…
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When Sarah Min (BS ’93, journalism) was appointed to President Joe Biden’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in 2022, she knew her background in…
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A multimedia piece about an avalanche in Washington published by the New York Times in 2012, which included video, interactive graphics, and animated simulations, changed the way newsrooms…
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The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising has honored several faculty and graduate students with awards for extraordinary teaching, research, service, and mentoring.  The recipients received…