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John Foreman '77 JOURN

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The Journalism Department at the University of Illinois is deeply saddened to learn of the passing last week of distinguished alumni John Foreman who served as prize-winning reporter, editor and publisher at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Illinois.

Foreman, 65 was a long-time supporter of the Journalism Department and the College of Media and helped guide significant donations from the Marajen Stevick Foundation to the department and college.

02 Jul

Hammel receives award

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Colleen Hammel has received the Member of the Year Award from The Secretariat. She is Office Administrator in the Advancement Office for the College.

The Member of the Year Award was created as a way to celebrate the contributions of Secretariat members – to honor a member that has contributed in a significant way to The Secretariat, the University of Illinois and/or the community.

28 Jun

Khachaturian crowned Miss Illinois 2018

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Grace Khachaturian, a senior in journalism, was crowned Miss Illinois 2018 on Saturday, June 9.

11 Jun


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Recent graduate Nate Hartmann ’14 MS ADV, was featured in an article in The New York Times about young entrepreneurs and some of the challenges they face as they run their businesses.

08 Jun

Midwest Center wins Lisagor Award for reporting on migrant labor abuses

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The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting has been awarded the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award in the online category for the Best Investigative/Public Service Reporting for the story:

Monsanto, seed-corn companies continue use of contractors despite allegations of migrant labor abuses.

23 May


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