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Journalism professor’s paper accepted for conference

Alecia Swasy

Alecia Swasy, the Sleeman Scholar of Business Journalism and Professor in the College of Media, will be presenting a paper, Fry Cook at the Waffle House: How the Boundaries Inside U.S. Newspapers are Shifting in a Digital Age, at a conference in October.

Negotiating Culture: Integrating Legacy and Digital Cultures in News Media, will be held in Oxford. The conference is organized by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

02 Jul
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Owen Kulemeka ’11 Ph. D.

Owen Kulemeka

Owen Kulemeka ’11 Ph. D., public relations assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications, passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. 

Dean Jan Slater said, "Owen was a special person. He was a gifted teacher and a respected colleague. We are fortunate that he was part of our college and our lives. He will be missed."

The Gaylord College announcement can be seen here.

01 Jul
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Hogue receives career services award

Jessica Hogue, Director of Career Services in the College of Media, has received the Outstanding New Career Services Professional Award from the Hire Big10+ Consortium.

The Outstanding New Career Services Professional Award recognizes individuals for exceptional service or special accomplishments in Career Services. This award, along with $1,000 to put towards professional development, is presented to a new professional within the Hire Big 10+ career services community who:

26 Jun
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Advertising grad participating in World Cup

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Illinois soccer standout and Advertising grad, Emily Zurrer ’09, is a member of the Canadian women’s soccer team participating in the world cup. 

15 Jun
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Ciffone honored at One Show

Ciffone

Nick Ciffone '10 ADV, was part of the team from TBWA Chiat Day that produced an award winner at the 2015 One Show.

View the entry here

04 Jun
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