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Erica Crouch SBC graduation
By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern After 15 months together in the inaugural strategic brand communication (SBC) program, students met in person for the first time at their graduation ceremony on October 27, greeting each other with hugs in Gregory Hall. The SBC master’s degree program is a collaboration between the College of Media, Gies College of Business, and the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL). It is the first...
Christopher Capozziello
In Spring 2019, photojournalist Christopher Capozziello, whose work has been published and exhibited worldwide, will be on the Illinois campus for an eight-week George A. Miller visiting artist residency. He has done extensive photographic work on breast cancer, heroin addiction, racism, cerebral palsy, and American Christianity. In addition to teaching "Photojournalism and Society," ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 21st annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale Nov. 1. The festival schedule is getting a revamp in 2019, when it will run four days instead of five. The April 10-13 festival will open Wednesday evening and close Saturday evening instead of Sunday afternoon, as it has in the recent past. “The festival originally ended on Saturday night to give the audience time to travel back home or just get...
Media on the Quad
Calling all movie extras! Be part of a cool video with drones and advanced video production, organized by the College of Media MACS 199 Media Production class! #MediaOnTheQuad seeks 500 Illini to meet us on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., on the Quad! Reserve your spot: go.illinois.edu/MediaOnTheQuad  This will be pretty easy—but since there will be about 500 people, we want to make sure you’re clear on the instructions. Bring your...
Roger Ebert
By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern In honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and University of Illinois journalism graduate Roger Ebert, three undergraduate students have been named as this year’s Roger Ebert Fellows. In addition to a stipend, the fellows will be mentored by Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips, who will help develop their arts journalism and media criticism skills. The fellows will also write for outlets like The Daily Illini, Illinois...

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