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NCSA TO CELEBRATE BREAKTHROUGH CYBERFEST 20TH ANNIVERSARY

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The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Roger Ebert's Film Festival are hosting a 20th anniversary of Cyberfest, a technology and arts festival that celebrated the birthday of the fictional artificial intelligence character HAL 9000—written as becoming operational in Urbana on January 12, 1997—from the book and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

08 Mar
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faculty on list of excellent teachers

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The results for the Fall 2016 administration of student ratings of instructors has been announced. Results are based on Instructor and Course Evaluation (ICES) questionnaire forms maintained by Measurement and Evaluation, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

06 Mar
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Holden weighs in on Trump, free press

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Ben Holden, teaching assistant professor in journalism, was recently quoted by and published an article on “Journal-isms”, the leading news column on diversity issues in the news media.

Holden was quoted in an article on the lack of inclusion in discussions of the free press. His featured post, “Trump’s Press Polemic Undermines More Than We Think,” can be found here.

23 Feb
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The Daily Illini wins best college newspaper in Illinois

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The Daily Illini won first place for “General Excellence” and “Online News Website” at the Illinois College Press Association award ceremony in Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 18.

Staff members also placed in other categories. Read the full story here

20 Feb
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