“Grace’s World”, a short film by MACS students Caitlyn Johnson and Jeremy Marder, has been selected for two film festivals, the Feminist Film Festival and Miami Independent Film Festival

As students at the University of Illinois, Caitlyn and Jeremy have collectively produced a short advertisement for a Brown Theater Collective production as well as “Grace’s World”.

03 May

Steve Hall, lecturer in advertising, was among the faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants recognized for excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising at a reception on April 26.

Read the story here.

28 Apr

Eighteen College of Media students participated in the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 21 at the Illini Union. They work included both individual and team projects.

27 Apr

by Charlotte Carroll

For 10 Department of Journalism students on spring break in Washington, D.C., the question at the end of each stop was the same.

“Have you seen the cherry blossoms yet?”

25 Apr

Leonora LaPeter Anton ’86, of the Tampa Bay Times was awarded a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. The reporting was a joint project between the Times and the Herald-Tribune into Florida’s state-funded mental hospitals.

20 Apr

How cool would it be to organize a film festival for college-credit? That’s exactly what the goal is for U of I’s class Media and Cinema Studies 464, aka Illinifest Student Film Festival. The class’ focuses on learning about film festivals throughout the world while also organizing a student-run film festival right on campus.

20 Apr
Brant Houston

by Brant Houston

The ongoing and spectacular investigation “Panama Papers” represents the culmination of a significant shift in the way journalism is now practiced.

18 Apr

Allison Pitcher has been selected as the 2016 student convocation speaker.

18 Apr

During the summer of 2014, journalism Assistant Professor Charles “Stretch” Ledford met Yemaya Bordain, then a PhD student in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

18 Apr

Three journalism students have placed in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program so far this year.

Personality/Profile competition: Jordan Wilson – 9th place

15 Apr

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