Collins named Kopenhaver Center Fellow at national educator conference

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Janice Collins, assistant professor in College of Media at University of Illinois, was named a Kopenhaver Center Fellow of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, at the 100th Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Chicago in August.

29 Aug
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Nies, JOURN '93, named 2017 Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Peru State College Assistant Professor of English, Kristi Nies, was named the College’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner. Nies will be honored during the College’s commencement on May 6. Read the full story here.

28 Aug
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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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