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Recent graduate Nate Hartmann ’14 MS ADV, was featured in an article in The New York Times about young entrepreneurs and some of the challenges they face as they run their businesses. Hartmann was interviewed because he started a digital advertising and marketing agency in 2010 when he was only 18. Hartmann continued to build that company, Yellow...
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The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting has been awarded the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award in the online category for the Best Investigative/Public Service Reporting for the story: Monsanto, seed-corn companies continue use of contractors despite allegations of migrant labor abuses. The story was reported by Laird Townsend and edited by...
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The College of Media is pleased to announce several additions to the leadership team. Stephanie Craft will be assuming the position of Head of the Department of Journalism, effective June 16, 2018. Her research focuses on news literacy and journalism ethics. Mike Yao will become Interim Head of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, also beginning June 16, 2018. His research research focuses on the social and psychological impacts of interactive digital media.   Michelle Nelson will...
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CL Cole, head of the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership.  The Office of the Provost sponsors the campus-level awards in recognition of excellence in faculty leadership for those faculty who distinguish themselves with their vision of the future and their effort to enable and promote others in shaping that future. Each of the four awardees received a $2,000 honorarium and a personalized commemorative plaque. Read the full...
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Once again, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has won the award for Largest American Advertising Federation college chapter this school year with 450 members. The group is advised by Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising. A student representative of the chapter is invited to attend the annual ADMERICA conference free of charge. The group will be recognized during the NSAC Awards Luncheon and the student representative will receive an award...

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