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Woojin Kim screen
ICR News
Congratulations to current ICR Students Woojin Kim, Un Chae Chung, and Olga Shabalina, who participated in the “virtual” meeting of the American Academy of Advertising in March. The ICR was also well-represented by current faculty and former students, including incoming ICR Director Sela Sar who… Read More
Kristy Hamilton in AdLab
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What is the best way to take notes to promote learning: Taking notes by hand? Taking photos of the slides? Recording the lecture? Such questions about the ways we use technology drives doctoral student Kristy Hamilton’s research.  Her goal is to help media users learn how to make smarter decisions… Read More
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Congratulations to Jane Pyo and Jingyi Gu! The Center for Global Studies announced their project, “All-in-one apps: the techno-cultural regime of WeChat and KakaoTalk,” as a successful proposal and recipient of a Global Intersections Grant for Spring 2020. Their project aims to understand how… Read More
Angharad N. Valdivia
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In her latest book, The Gender of Latinidad: Uses and Abuses of Hybridity, Institute of Communications Research Professor Angharad N. Valdivia discusses the history and production of gendered Latinidad in the mainstream media.  Valdivia said the academic book is a continuation of her long-… Read More
Jane Pyo
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Congratulations to Jane Pyo, a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research, for winning a Dissertation Travel Grant from the University of Illinois Graduate College. She plans to travel to South Korea, her home country, and conduct interviews there.  Pyo's project, "The politics… Read More
Baez
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Institute of Communications Research alumna Jillian Báez (PhD '09) won this year’s Bonnie Ritter Outstanding Feminist Book Award, Feminist and Women Studies Division, National Communication Association, for In Search of Belonging: Latinas, Media, and Citizenship. "From an incredibly rich field of… Read More
Catherine Xiaohan Hu
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ICR student Catherine Xiaohan Hu won Top Student Paper at AEJMC.We'd like to thank all of our graduate students in the Institute of Communications Research for traveling the globe to represent the University of Illinois as they presented their research at multiple conferences. Below is a list of… Read More
New ICR cohort
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The College of Media welcomes the newest cohort in the Institute of Communications Research doctoral program. Mariana Colín MA, North Carolina State University Mariana Colín got her MA in English with a concentration in film studies in 2019. Her thesis explored alternative forms of academic… Read More
media lab
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From educational workshops to renovated lab spaces, new initiatives at the College of Media are facilitating more research and creative endeavor opportunities. Michelle Nelson, associate dean for research and creative endeavor, has been strengthening the research culture for faculty members and… Read More
3 women in front of video
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Professor of advertising Michelle Nelson and College of Media graduate students traveled to Dallas, Texas, to present research at the annual conference for the Association for Consumer Research this October. For their film, Teaching Consumer Resistance in Jamaica: Subvertising in Action, Nelson,… Read More
Houston in front of podium
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Faculty and graduate students in the College of Media participated in the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington DC. The mission of AEJMC is to advance education, foster scholarly research, cultivate better professional practice… Read More