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Passes for the 19th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming April 19-23, 2017, will go on sale Nov. 1. The passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the five-day event at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign. Related talks and panel discussions will be held at the Hyatt Place hotel in Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Read the full...
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Isabel Molina-Guzmán, MACS professors and author of “Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media,” was quoted in a New York Times article “Declaring ‘That’s Me,’ and Empowering Latinas.”  
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When it comes to the phrase “film festival,” students in Champaign-Urbana may first think of the Roger Ebert Film Festival, held every year at the Virginia Theatre in April. However, the Midwest supports hundreds of film festivals, small and large. Last weekend, the University of Illinois’ 2016-17 College of Media Roger Ebert Fellows traveled north to Chicago to experience a day in the life of the Chicago International Film Festival. The Fellows viewed a variety of films and talked with...
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Illinois Newsroom—the statewide, seven-station journalism collaborative, spearheaded by Illinois Public Media and funded through a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) as well as support from the public media partner newsrooms—launches with the appointment of a new leader. Scott Cameron, former senior editor of NPR’s Talk of the Nation and current director...
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Marlah Bonner-McDuffie, associate dean for advancement, has been named 2016 Boss of the Year by The Secretariat. The award was first presented in 1990. Recipients are selected based on blind nominations from active Secretariat members. McDuffie was nominated by Colleen Hammel, office administrator in the advancement office. McDuffie was praised for her leadership, positive attitude, tireless work ethic and support of others. In part, the nomination stated “She provides good advice to help...

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