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!

Media & Cinema Studies
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The Illini Media Company will honor 10 inductees into the Illini Media Hall of Fame Class of 2023 during a ceremony on Saturday, April 29, in Chicago. Five of the inductees are journalism alumni from…
It’s a toss-up for Mike VanBlaricum on which he loves more—anything related to James Bond and the fictional character’s creator, Ian Fleming, or his beloved Alma Mater, the University of Illinois.…
Molly Cornyn recalls the time she and the cast of her musical just happened to run into Roger Ebert one night at a local Steak ‘n Shake after one of their high school performances. Ebert, the late…
A diverse selection of films that generate empathy have been curated for the 23rd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, running April 19-22 at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign. Ebertfest—co…