Marjorie Richmond, College benefactor, dies at 88

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Marjorie Laird Richmond, philanthropist and wife of the late Jack C. Richmond, died on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The Richmonds were generous donors to the University of Illinois including a $2 million gift to fund construction of the Richmond Journalism Teaching Studio, part of the WILL AM-FM-TV and Online facility.

28 Aug
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Holden moderates panel

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Teaching Assistant Professor Benjamin Holden moderated a panel on reporters and cameras in the courtroom during the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York. Holden is a former reporter and holds a JD from the University of California at Berkley. He teaches media law in the Department of Journalism.

Read about the event here.

21 Aug
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Faculty and students participate in conference

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The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication held its annual conference Aug. 9 – 12 in Chicago. A number of faculty and staff participated in the conference presenting research, moderating panels and sharing their expertise.

 

Preconference session: Reinventing Advertising and Advertising Education
Moderator/Presiding: Jan Slater, with the help of Dave Kissel ’85 JOURN, Global Business Lead, DDB 

17 Aug
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Nelson editing leading journal

The Journal of Advertising, the premier journal of the American Academy of Advertising, is inviting submissions for a special edition on advertising and children. Submissions are due January 30, 2018.

The purpose of this special issue is to draw from across methodological and disciplinary perspectives to examine issues related to children through age 18. Submissions from across academic fields are encouraged.

08 Aug
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