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The Department of Advertising is hosting Joe Yun at a brownbag lunch on Friday, Sept. 21, 12-1 p.m., in 123 Greg Hall. Yun, who earned his master's in advertising, is currently the head of the Social Research and Technology Innovation Lab on campus. Abstract: Advertising has been (and will continue to be) transformed by technology, but we now live in a time where new innovative technologies seem to arrive daily, many of which have potential to be used as advertising platforms. Conducting...
Tracy Sulkin
Tracy Sulkin is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s dean designate of the College of Media effective September 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees in November. Sulkin, a professor of political science in the ...
C-SPAN bus
The C-SPAN Bus, a state-of-the-art 45-foot customized motor coach, will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Monday, Sept. 17, as part of C-SPAN's "50 Capitals Tour," which includes stops in Springfield and other cities across Illinois. In partnership with Comcast, the C-SPAN Bus engages teachers and students, community members, and elected officials through interactive demonstrations of C-SPAN's multi-platform public service resources.  C-SPAN president and co-CEO Rob...
Former astronaut Terry Virts
The first Roger Ebert Symposium, “Empathy for the Universe: Storytelling and Data Visualization,” will explore the cinematic presentation of science and related subjects—bringing together an IMAX film shot from space, the former NASA astronaut who shot much of it, the film’s writer/director, and a diverse collection of visualization experts, journalists, scientists, media experts, artists, and designers. The event, free and open to the public, will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, in the auditorium...
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Faculty and graduate students in the College of Media participated in the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington DC. The mission of AEJMC is to advance education, foster scholarly research, cultivate better professional practice and promote the free flow of communication. Illinois was well represented at the conference, with faculty and students from across the...

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