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The primary purpose of the Connecting Students & Alumni in the Windy City event is to provide an opportunity for current students to gain career and professional development information and to begin expanding their network by interacting with alumni. At this year’s event, more than 90 students were able to attend different panels with nearly 50 College of Media alumni.

22 Jan
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The College of Media is pleased to announce that Dave Kissel, a 1985 journalism graduate, will be the alumni speaker at the College of Media Convocation ceremony on Sunday, May 13, 2018. He has built a distinguished career in marketing, advertising and sports for Fortune 500 clients by leading high-impact teams at world-class agencies and media companies.

22 Jan

After working in digital and video advertising for almost 9 years in both the consumer and healthcare fields, Gant has been accepted to be the Program Director of Video Production for Northwestern University Healthsystem, creating custom content for over 10 hospitals in the Chicagoland area.

 

17 Jan
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"The Multimillion-Dollar Head Fake," the investigative series written by Media & Cinema Studies Professor Jay Rosenstein, has been selected for publication by the Investigative Journalism Education Consortium.  The series, the result of three years of investigative research, takes a detailed look at the inner-workings of the finances of the U of I's athletic department.

16 Jan
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As we approach Brett's second birthday since his untimely passing, the importance of his scholarship seems greater than ever. Scholarships are what enable the University of Illinois to recruit and retain exceptional students.

19 Dec
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“The Eye of Overtown,” an award winning short film by Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford, was screened at the "Lights, Camera, 305” film festival in Miami, Florida, on Nov. 9, 2017. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation sponsored the festival in conjunction with the Black Lounge Film Series, Third Horizon Film Festival and O Cinema.

14 Dec
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Assistant professor John G. Wirtz appeared as a guest Thursday on the radio program “The 21st” in a segment about court-ordered corrective advertisements tobacco companies have recently begun airing on ABC, NBC and CBS.

14 Dec
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By Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor

The more you know about the news media and how it works, the less likely you are to believe conspiracy theories – even ones you might find politically tempting.

29 Nov

Davidoff Joins Board of  Chicago Women in Philanthropy

27 Nov
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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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