Breen opens communications firm

Veteran journalist, Justin Breen, recently announced the creation of BrEpic Communications LLC, his own communications and public relations firm. Breen has been an active alum helping to organize the annual career night for the College of Media.

07 Jun
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Students recognized at national competition

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The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the national winners of the 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards, recognizing collegiate work published or broadcasted during 2016.

The awards honor the best in student journalism. Winners and finalists were previously recognized by receiving first-place in one of the SPJ’s 12 regional competitions. Each first-place regional winner advanced to the national competition.

30 May
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Chan awarded NCSA faculty fellowship

Anita Chan headship

Anita Say Chan, associate professor in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, is one of eight professors awarded a faculty fellowship from the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. The faculty fellows will work with NCSA to help solve some of the grand challenges facing all people. 

25 May
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Faculty and students participate in International Communications Association conference

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A number of faculty and students from the College of Media are participating in the 67th annual International Communications Association conference May 25 – 29, 2017. Kevin Wise, association professor of advertising and director of graduate studies for advertising, serves as the Information System Division chair.

25 May
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