Projects

CORNIs MACS 150 screening
Media & Cinema Studies Project
Students in MACS 150: Introduction to Digital Media Production, taught by Derek Long, assistant professor of media and cinema studies, celebrated their final work of the spring semester at an in-class awards ceremony called the "CORNIs," where students received Camera Operators' Registry of Note… Read More
Hye Soo Nah
ICR Project
Hye Soo Nah, a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research, has had a paper accepted for publication in Computers in Human Behavior, a scholarly journal dedicated to examining the use of computers from a psychological perspective.  Nah is the sole author of "The appeal of 'real'… Read More
JOUR 215 labor shortage project
Journalism Project
Classwork by students in JOUR 215: Multimedia Reporting, taught by Charles "Stretch" Ledford, associate professor of journalism, was featured on CU-CitizenAccess.org in May. The journalism students produced stories in Fall 2021 about how the nation's pandemic-induced labor shortage has affected… Read More
Popcorn at UIUC Student Film Fest
Media & Cinema Studies Project
Students in MACS 464: Film Festivals organized the first in-person festival since the pandemic caused the class to move the annual event online two years ago. The UIUC Student Film Festival, held April 30 in the Knight Auditorium at Spurlock Museum, drew 200+ attendees in person and 200+ views on… Read More
Pham
ICR Project
Giang V. Pham, a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research who is graduating with the College of Media Class of 2022, has had a paper accepted for publication in the journal PLOS ONE. Pham is the lead author of "Regretful pleasure: Toward an understanding of flow cost in media… Read More
Cook image
ICR Project
Kirby Cook (MS '21, advertising), a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research in the College of Media, won third place and a $200 award in the annual Image of Research competition, a multidisciplinary event celebrating the diversity and breadth of student research at UIUC. The… Read More
Students on set at IPM
Media & Cinema Studies Project
This spring, students in MACS 480: Advanced Filmmaking are producing a live action short film called “The Goji Project,” written and directed by advertising senior Lincoln Rogers. Watch the final video. The class, led by Victor Font, lecturer in media and cinema studies, built a dorm room set… Read More
Carter Smith
Advertising Project
In Fall 2021, computer science + advertising sophomore Carter Smith practiced presenting his business concept at SocialFuse, a campus pitching and networking event. He's working on a platform to give pharmaceutical companies a way to identify and recruit participants for clinical trials using… Read More
students conducting interview
Journalism Project
College of Media students interview Bruce Lang in a studio at Illinois Public Media in Fall 2021. The interview was one of many conducted by Media students as they produced video biographies of the men represented by quilt panels from the "Sewn in Memory" exhibit at Spurlock Museum. (Photo by… Read More
Claritin ad by Samantha Blanc
Advertising Project
The Murray Kalis Award for Creativity in Advertising, established in 2020 by College of Media alumnus Murray Kalis, is given to a few select advertising students who demonstrate exceptional creative work in the classroom.  The criteria for these awards includes: smart positioning, outstanding… Read More