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Students participate in undergraduate research symposium

A number of College of Media students participated in the Undergraduate Research Symposium in April at the Illini Union. Their work included both individual and team projects.

This year marked the tenth for the symposium, which has grown each year. The variety of entries demonstrates the interest our undergraduates have in research as well as the continued commitment of faculty in supporting undergraduate research opportunities.

04 May
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Students earn awards

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The Students in Illinois News Broadcasters Association presented four awards to U of I journalism students on Saturday, April 22 at its convention in Urbana.

SINBA awarded first place awards to: Libby Foster, Zila Renfro and the crew of UI-7 News for a spring 2016 magazine show.
Senior Mike O'Neill won a second place sports reporting award for a video story about Champaign's Finke family and basketball.

26 Apr
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The Students of MACS464: Film Festivals Invite You to the 3rd Annual Illinifest Student Film Festival

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The 3rd Annual Illinifest Student Film Festival will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Lincoln Hall Theater from 11am-8pm, admission is FREE to all. The 2017 festival received 138 submissions of short films. Of those 31 from 11 countries and campus were selected to screen in four categories: Documentaries, U of I Student, Midwest Student, and World.

25 Apr
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CU-CitizenAccess to host conversation on local impact of Obamacare

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A series of short videos will show the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Central Illinois at a community conversation on Tuesday, May 2.

The films profile members of the community for whom the ACA is not an abstract piece of public policy, but rather has real life implications, whether that be access to a quality of care not previously available to them or a sudden rise in insurance premiums that unexpectedly cuts into the family budget.

25 Apr
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Three days in March: NYC

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STORY NOTE: During spring break 2017, 13 College of Media students and one journalism instructor visited 11 media outlets in New York City on a career and internship trip. The following summary was written by students Shahzmeen Hussain and Fatima-Tul Farha.

 

25 Apr
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