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By Arielle Kramer, Communications and Marketing Intern Nick Ciffone (BS ’10 advertising and English) received the Illini Comeback Award during Homecoming Week last week. The University of Illinois Alumni Association invites back a group of successful alumni each year for Homecoming in order to meet with current students to talk about their careers, their challenges, and how the University of Illinois has positively...
  Advertising senior made the most of her college days   By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern Alexis Simmons is a true Illini leader. The senior from Danville, Ill., has already done it all: She’s the president of Student Alumni Ambassadors, a media intern at the Division of General Studies, Fred H. Turner Fellow in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and much more. But at her core, she’s an Illini. As an advertising student with a minor in public relations,...
Former astronaut Terry Virts
University professors and guest experts explore storytelling and data visualization, screen IMAX film   By Molly Leahy, Communications and Marketing Intern There’s something unique about the first-ever Roger Ebert Symposium: not only is it showcasing world-class speakers and providing a viewing of the IMAX film A Beautiful Planet, but it is uniting experts and students from across the campus and the nation over one simple idea: empathy. The inaugural event,...
Jay Rosenstein, Center for Advanced Study Professor of Media and Cinema Studies, wrote a guest commentary in the News-Gazette titled "A Death Certificate for Chief Illiniwek." Rosenstein is the producer/director of the seminal documentary about American Indian mascots in sports, In Whose Honor? Read the commentary.
The Department of Advertising is hosting Joe Yun at a brownbag lunch on Friday, Sept. 21, 12-1 p.m., in 123 Greg Hall. Yun, who earned his master's in advertising, is currently the head of the Social Research and Technology Innovation Lab on campus. Abstract: Advertising has been (and will continue to be) transformed by technology, but we now live in a time where new innovative technologies seem to arrive daily, many of which have potential to be used as advertising platforms. Conducting...

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