Rosenstein source on subject of Native American mascots

Jay Rosenstein, professor of media and cinema studies, continues to be a source on the topic of American Indian mascots in sports.

His latest column for Huffington Post addresses the recent poll by the Washington Post on the feelings of Native Americans toward the Washington Redskins names and mascot.

10 Jun

Provost names Interim Dean

Interim Provost Ed Feser announced that Professor Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko has agreed to serve as interim dean of the College of Media, assisted by Professor and Associate Provost Bill Bernhard, who will become interim executive associate dean. The appointments were effective June 6 in “designate” status, while awaiting approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

08 Jun

Journalism program sixth nationally in Hearst writing competition

The University of Illinois placed sixth overall in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program intercollegiate writing competition.

03 Jun

JOURN student riding with the Illini 4000

Dakota Karson, a junior in Journalism, is participating in the Illini 4000 this summer. (Learn more about Dakota here.) Riders will cross the country – from New York City to San Fransico – between June and August. You can follow along with their adventure here.

02 Jun