College of Media at University of Illinois |

Home

news

AAF wins largest chapter award

AAF logo

Once again, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has won the award for Largest American Advertising Federation college chapter this school year with 450 members. The group is advised by Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising.

A student representative of the chapter is invited to attend the annual ADMERICA conference free of charge. The group will be recognized during the NSAC Awards Luncheon and the student representative will receive an award for the chapter.

08 May
MORE>>

Media Undergraduate Research Symposium

U of I logo

The College of Media hosted an undergraduate research symposium during which students shared their research projects.
The poster session included:

07 May
MORE>>

Becoming Haptic: Five Interfaces with the Reformatting of Touch

U of I logo

All are invited to hear Associate Professor David Parisi
Tuesday, May 1, 4 p.m.
Gregory Hall 215

The new wave of interest in haptic human-computer interfaces, fueled by a resurgent interest in virtual reality, has prompted speculation that we are finally witnessing the long-anticipated incorporation of touch into the mediated sensorium. Such predictions mobilize an account of mediatic modernity that frames touch as a sense left behind and marginalized by the development of technical media for the eyes and the ears.

26 Apr
MORE>>

All welcome at 4th annual Illinifest

U of I logo

The 4th Annual Illinifest Student Film Festival will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Greg Hall Theater from 11am-8pm, admission is FREE to all. The 2018 festival received 130 submissions of short films. Of those 31 from 11 countries and campus were selected to screen in three categories: Documentaries, Midwest Student, and World.

24 Apr
MORE>>

Holden receives teaching award

Ben Holden photo

Ben Holden, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Journalism, has received the Teaching Excellence Award from Illinois Student Government. The award is the highest honor that the student body has for educators at Illinois.

Students nominate educators who have had a significant impact on their academic experience. The Teaching Excellence Awards are open to any TA, instructor, professor, or lecturer. The Academic Affairs committee votes on the nominations.

Holden’s nomination came from a student in Media Law 311. She stated:

23 Apr
MORE>>

Pages

more news