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Hsu '93 JOURN, named 4 p.m. anchor at ABC7 Chicago

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ABC7 Chicago has announced that Judy Hsu will take on the 4 p.m. news achor role with the retirement of Linda Yu. Hsu has been with the station since 2001. She will work alongside Rob Elgas beginning November 24.

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08 Sep
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Quijano ‘95 to moderate vice presidential debate

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Elaine Quijano of CBS News will moderate the 2016 vice presidential debate. It will take place on Oct. 4 at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

Quijano is weekday anchor on CBSN and also anchors the Sunday CBS Weekend News. As a correspondent with CBS News, her reports regularly appear on “CBS This Morning,” “The CBS Evening News” and “CBS Sunday Morning.”

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02 Sep
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First Lerner Scholarship Awarded

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Brett Lerner and his father, Rich Pomerantz, used to spend a lot of time watching ESPN. The two joked about Lerner being the next Mike Greenberg. During Lerner’s time at the U of I, he displayed the skill and determination required to make that kind of career possible – even though Lerner wasn’t an athlete and didn’t have any high-level connections.

Lerner’s time was cut short in October of 2015 by a car accident. He was on his way to do what he loved most – cover a sporting event.

22 Aug
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Faculty on List of Excellent Teachers

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The results for the Spring 2016 administration of student ratings of instructors has been announced. Results are based on Instructor and Course Evaluation (ICES) questionnaire forms maintained by Measurement and Evaluation, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

This list is based on ICES forms filled in by students during the Spring semester of 2016. Only those instructors who gave out ICES forms at least once during this time period and who released their data for publication are included in the list.

22 Aug
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Department of Advertising Announces Undergraduate Public Relations Minor

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The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising will begin offering an undergraduate minor in public relations starting in the fall 2016 semester. The minor will require a minimum of 18 credits and will consist of three foundational courses about media and public relations and three additional courses on advanced topics in PR.

22 Aug
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