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Jay Rosenstein, professor of media and cinema studies, continues to be a source on the topic of American Indian mascots in sports. His latest column for Huffington Post addresses the recent poll by the Washington Post on the feelings of Native Americans toward the Washington Redskins names and mascot. Earlier in May, he was interviewed by...
Interim Provost Ed Feser announced that Professor Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko has agreed to serve as interim dean of the College of Media, assisted by Professor and Associate Provost Bill Bernhard, who will become interim executive associate dean. The appointments were effective June 6 in “designate” status, while awaiting approval by the...
The University of Illinois placed sixth overall in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program intercollegiate writing competition. More than 100 accredited undergraduate schools of...
Dakota Karson, a junior in Journalism, is participating in the Illini 4000 this summer. (Learn more about Dakota here.) Riders will cross the country – from New York City to San Fransico – between June and August. You can follow along with their adventure here. The Illini 4000 is a non-profit organization dedicated to...
By Maggie Spring In April of 2015 I was selected as the first Scripps Howard Foundation Intern from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I was among 70 students from across the country to be awarded this scholarship.  This scholarship program enabled me to take part in a summer internship, while saving for an upcoming semester abroad. I had the opportunity to work as an intern for Persio, a marketing technology company located in Chicago, Illinois. This internship provided me the...

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