The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has announced the 29 journalism students from across the country who will compete in the 56th annual National Writing, Photojournalism, Radio, Television and Multimedia Championships.

Jordan Wilson, who placed 7th in the Breaking News competition and 9th in the Personality Profile competition, will compete in the championship in May.

12 May

The final list of Dow Jones News Fund internship winners was released Wednesday, and four University of Illinois Department of Journalism students received internships.

12 May

Illinois undergraduates from engineering, business and journalism disciplines will work together on three CubeSat missions following recent awards from the National Aeronautical and Space Administration.

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12 May

Two student presentations created by College of Media students for the campus undergraduate research symposium have earned awards.

09 May

A new website, Hear My Voice, was launched today. The goal of the site is to act as a platform through which all voices may be heard in a professional and respectful way.

05 May

“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.

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28 Apr

Eighteen College of Media students participated in the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 21 at the Illini Union. Their 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