Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and TV legend Norman Lear coming to ‘Ebertfest’

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The 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival will show the French thriller “Elle” and the documentary “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You” as two of its 12 films, organizers announced today.

Coming with those films to “Ebertfest,” April 19-23 in Champaign, will be guests Isabelle Huppert, Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominee for her role in “Elle”; and multiple Emmy Award winner Lear, the subject of the documentary, along with its producer Brent Miller, and directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady.

17 Mar
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Study Finds Nelson Among Top 1% of Most Productive Advertising Researchers Globally

Michelle Nelson

Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising associate professor Michelle R. Nelson is among the top 1% most productive advertising scholars globally, according to a study appearing in the current issue of the International Journal of Advertising. Institute of Communications Research (ICR) alumnus Leonard Reid (Ph.D., 1978) also appears on the list.   

15 Mar
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Craft quoted in article on journalists’ role in reporting on state budget

Stephanie Craft

Stephanie Craft, associate professor of journalism, was quoted in a March 6 Madison County Record story “Are reporters informing the public well enough amidst state’s financial crisis?”

08 Mar
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NCSA TO CELEBRATE BREAKTHROUGH CYBERFEST 20TH ANNIVERSARY

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The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Roger Ebert's Film Festival are hosting a 20th anniversary of Cyberfest, a technology and arts festival that celebrated the birthday of the fictional artificial intelligence character HAL 9000—written as becoming operational in Urbana on January 12, 1997—from the book and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

08 Mar
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