Benson to deliver keynote

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Christopher Benson, associate professor of journalism, will deliver the keynote address at the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event. 

The event is a countywide celebration held this year at Parkland College. It includes award presentations and a reception. The event is free and open to the public.

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13 Jan

Yao mentioned in Chicago Tribune story

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Mike Yao, associate professor of digital media, and the new master’s degree in strategic brand communication were mentioned in a Chicago Tribune story about crisis communications firms benefiting from the Trump presidency. 

12 Jan

Media and Business launch online master's degree

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By Phil Ciciora, Business and Law Editor 217-333-2177;

New online master’s degree in strategic brand communication to prepare future brand leaders

A new interdisciplinary graduate degree from the University of Illinois seeks to arm future global brand leaders with the latest methods, techniques and strategies to market, advertise and deliver brand communications across diverse multimedia and technology channels.

05 Jan

The UI at 150: A Special Project

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The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana’s local newspaper, began a special series on Sunday, Jan. 1, about the 150th anniversary of the University of Illinois.

04 Jan