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Susan Conrad, office manager in the College of Media, received the Bess G. Matteson Award from The Secretariat. The unique and prestigious award has been given only nine times since its creation 39 years ago.

15 Nov
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Media and cinema studies students in the advanced media practicum are taking a deep dive into documentary film production this semester and gaining valuable hands-on experience in the process. Associate Professor Ann Reisner is overseeing the practicum this fall.

15 Nov
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Two students from the College of Media were named to the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2018. Honorees include Soryane Song and Jane Lee.

14 Nov
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CU-CitizenAccess.org, an online newsroom affiliated with the University of Illinois College of Media, has received a $40,000 donation for reporting resources from the Marajen Stevick Foundation.

09 Nov
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Jay Rosenstein, award-winning documentary producer and professor of media and cinema studies, has published a four-part series on the financing of athletics at the University of Illinois. Titled “The Multimillion-Dollar Head Fake,” the series is related to research he has been conducting for an upcoming documentary.

09 Nov
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An important part of the legacy of the noted film critic, Urbana native, and U of I alumnus Roger Ebert has come home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, thanks to a recent donation from the Chicago Sun-Times.

03 Nov
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Passes for the 20th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” coming next spring, will go on sale Nov. 1.

31 Oct

Meet Grace, this year’s recipient of the Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship. Grace is a senior in the Department of Journalism. Like Brett, she has a passion to make a difference on topics that matter most to her.

23 Oct
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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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