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New faculty join the college

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A number of new faculty have joined the college this fall. They bring with them a variety of research interests and teaching specialties. Please join us in welcoming these new faces to Illinois!

In the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising there are two new faculty members.

15 Sep
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Collins named Kopenhaver Center Fellow at national educator conference

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Janice Collins, assistant professor in College of Media at University of Illinois, was named a Kopenhaver Center Fellow of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, at the 100th Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Chicago in August.

29 Aug
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Marjorie Richmond, College benefactor, dies at 88

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Marjorie Laird Richmond, philanthropist and wife of the late Jack C. Richmond, died on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. The Richmonds were generous donors to the University of Illinois including a $2 million gift to fund construction of the Richmond Journalism Teaching Studio, part of the WILL AM-FM-TV and Online facility.

28 Aug
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Holden moderates panel

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Teaching Assistant Professor Benjamin Holden moderated a panel on reporters and cameras in the courtroom during the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York. Holden is a former reporter and holds a JD from the University of California at Berkley. He teaches media law in the Department of Journalism.

Read about the event here.

21 Aug
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Faculty and students participate in conference

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The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication held its annual conference Aug. 9 – 12 in Chicago. A number of faculty and staff participated in the conference presenting research, moderating panels and sharing their expertise.

 

Preconference session: Reinventing Advertising and Advertising Education
Moderator/Presiding: Jan Slater, with the help of Dave Kissel ’85 JOURN, Global Business Lead, DDB 

17 Aug
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