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University of Illinois journalism students won five Student Silver Dome Awards at the Illinois Broadcasters Association Student U conference Oct. 6 in Normal, Illinois.

First place:
Best TV sports package
Cassie Chaplinsky (Memorial Soccer Match)

Best TV news package
Cassidy Williams (Homer Tornado)

17 Oct
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Congratulations to the three Ebert Fellows for 2017-18. These students were chosen from nearly two dozen who applied for the fellowships.

06 Oct
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Lynn Holley, lecturer in journalism, was honored by the Illinois Journalism Education Association at its fall conference as the 2017 Friend of Scholastic Journalism.

05 Oct
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Congrats to recent UI journalism students who are finalists for Student Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. The winners will be named at IBA Student U conference at ISU in Normal October 6. Being a "finalist" means these students will win first place, second place or honorable mention awards.

20 Sep
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A new scholarship in the Department of Journalism will honor journalism alum Dave Shaul, long-time WCIA news director. Lecturer John Paul spoke with WCIA’s Jennifer Jensen about Shaul’s legacy. See the story here. 

20 Sep
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Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism announced today that Dan Balz, an American political reporter and author, is the recipient of the 2017 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Balz is the chief correspondent of The Washington Post and one of the country’s most trusted political reporters.

19 Sep
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A number of new faculty have joined the college this fall. They bring with them a variety of research interests and teaching specialties. Please join us in welcoming these new faces to Illinois!

In the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising there are two new faculty members.

15 Sep

Heidi W. Isenhart ('93 ADV), Alexander S. Douglas II, and Stephanie L.

30 Aug
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Janice Collins, assistant professor in College of Media at University of Illinois, was named a Kopenhaver Center Fellow of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, at the 100th Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Chicago in August.

29 Aug

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