News about the College of Media as a whole.

College holds KTA induction ceremony

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The Lawrence W. Murphy/William W. Alfeld Chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha held its spring induction ceremony. 

KTA is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership must be earned by excellence in academic work. Selection for membership is a mark of highest distinction and honor.

07 Apr
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Sagers selected convocation speaker

Carol Hillsman Sagers ’79 BS Advertising, has been selected as the 2016 College of Media Convocation speaker.

04 Apr
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Students earn SPJ awards

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The Society of Professional Journalists recognized the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 5. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year.

04 Apr
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Illinois Public Media celebrates Ebertfest 2016 with new companion documentary

In celebration of the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV) —in partnership with the College of Media at the University of Illinois—produced Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe. This thirty-minute companion documentary covers the life and legacy of Roger Ebert as well as the history of the festival. It also includes a short preview of Ebertfest 2016.

01 Apr
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