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!

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Nikki Usher, associate professor of journalism, and Margaret Ng, assistant professor of journalism, published a study that looks at how Washington, D.C., journalists cluster on Twitter.  Journalists…
Chang-Dae Ham, associate professor in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, was the opening keynote speaker at this summer's Digital Marketing Summit held in Seoul, Korea, July 8-9,…
Jason Chambers, associate professor of advertising, first became interested in history from his eighth grade teacher. Since then, he has dedicated his career to history, specifically on race and…
Media & Cinema Studies
The NFL team in the nation’s capital will no longer be the Redskins. The name is being retired. Jay Rosenstein, a Center for Advanced Study professor of media and cinema studies at the University…