College of Media at University of Illinois |



Khachaturian crowned Miss Illinois 2018

U of I Logo

Grace Khachaturian, a senior in journalism, was crowned Miss Illinois 2018 on Saturday, June 9.

11 Jun


U of I logo

Recent graduate Nate Hartmann ’14 MS ADV, was featured in an article in The New York Times about young entrepreneurs and some of the challenges they face as they run their businesses.

08 Jun

Midwest Center wins Lisagor Award for reporting on migrant labor abuses

U of I logo

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting has been awarded the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award in the online category for the Best Investigative/Public Service Reporting for the story:

Monsanto, seed-corn companies continue use of contractors despite allegations of migrant labor abuses.

23 May

College announces additions to leadership team

U of I Logo

The College of Media is pleased to announce several additions to the leadership team.

Stephanie Craft will be assuming the position of Head of the Department of Journalism, effective June 16, 2018. Her research focuses on news literacy and journalism ethics.

Mike Yao will become Interim Head of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, also beginning June 16, 2018. His research research focuses on the social and psychological impacts of interactive digital media.  

18 May

Cole receives campus award

U of I logo

CL Cole, head of the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. 

The Office of the Provost sponsors the campus-level awards in recognition of excellence in faculty leadership for those faculty who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future. Each of the four awardees received a $2,000 honorarium and a personalized commemorative plaque.

10 May


more news