Pulitzer Prize winning film critic, Roger Ebert, will be inducted into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame in August. Chaz Ebert will accept the award on her late husband’s behalf.
Roger Ebert graduated from Illinois in 1964 with a degree in journalism. He was awarded the Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism in 2014.
Brant Houston, Knight Chair for Investigative Reporting at the College of Media, was quoted by the Columbia Journalism Review in an article on invesitgative journalism.
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The American Academy of Advertising held its annual conference July 6 – 8 at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. Professors and students participated in the conference by presenting research, serving as panelists and moderating panels.
William “Bill” R. Lowman, Jr., Heidi W. Isenhart (ADV '93) and Alexander "Alex" S. Douglas, II, partners with the law firm of ShuffieldLowman, have been selected as 2017 Florida Super Lawyers. Partner, Stephanie Cook has been named a Rising Star.