Cole receives campus award

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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
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AAF wins largest chapter award

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Once again, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has won the award for Largest American Advertising Federation college chapter this school year with 450 members. The group is advised by Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising.

A student representative of the chapter is invited to attend the annual ADMERICA conference free of charge. The group will be recognized during the NSAC Awards Luncheon and the student representative will receive an award for the chapter.

08 May
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Media Undergraduate Research Symposium

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The College of Media hosted an undergraduate research symposium during which students shared their research projects.
The poster session included:

07 May
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Becoming Haptic: Five Interfaces with the Reformatting of Touch

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All are invited to hear Associate Professor David Parisi
Tuesday, May 1, 4 p.m.
Gregory Hall 215

The new wave of interest in haptic human-computer interfaces, fueled by a resurgent interest in virtual reality, has prompted speculation that we are finally witnessing the long-anticipated incorporation of touch into the mediated sensorium. Such predictions mobilize an account of mediatic modernity that frames touch as a sense left behind and marginalized by the development of technical media for the eyes and the ears.

26 Apr
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