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Student film accepted by two film festivals

“Grace’s World”, a short film by MACS students Caitlyn Johnson and Jeremy Marder, has been selected for two film festivals, the Feminist Film Festival and Miami Independent Film Festival

As students at the University of Illinois, Caitlyn and Jeremy have collectively produced a short advertisement for a Brown Theater Collective production as well as “Grace’s World”.

03 May
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Hall honored for excellence in teaching

Steve Hall, lecturer in advertising, was among the faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants recognized for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising at a reception on April 26.

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28 Apr
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Students participate in research symposium

Eighteen College of Media students participated in the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 21 at the Illini Union. They work included both individual and team projects.

27 Apr
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Journalism students visit D.C.

by Charlotte Carroll

For 10 Department of Journalism students on spring break in Washington, D.C., the question at the end of each stop was the same.

“Have you seen the cherry blossoms yet?”

By the final day of the trip, students had come to expect the question as a parting goodbye.  But while the seasonal timing of the flowers added to the atmosphere, the students touring media outlets used their experiences in D.C. to make connections and develop new interests.

25 Apr
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Journalism grad receives Pulitzer Prize

Leonora LaPeter Anton ’86, of the Tampa Bay Times was awarded a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. The reporting was a joint project between the Times and the Herald-Tribune into Florida’s state-funded mental hospitals.

20 Apr
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