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

The University of Illinois will celebrate undergraduate research week April 17 – 23, 2016. Students from all three departments in the College of Media are participating. See the complete program here.

11 Apr
KTA

The Lawrence W. Murphy/William W. Alfeld Chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha held its spring induction ceremony. 

KTA is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership must be earned by excellence in academic work. Selection for membership is a mark of highest distinction and honor.

07 Apr

Carol Hillsman Sagers ’79 BS Advertising, has been selected as the 2016 College of Media Convocation speaker.

04 Apr
SPJ logo

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 5. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year.

04 Apr

In celebration of the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV) —in partnership with the College of Media at the University of Illinois—produced Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe.

01 Apr
Houston

The Knight Digital Media Center at the University of Southern California talked to Journalism Professor Brant Houston about data journalism.

30 Mar

College of Media James Scholars visited London over spring break. Read about their experience at their blog.

30 Mar
Chris Benson

Associate Professor Christopher Benson was selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Intensive 2016. Read about it here.

30 Mar

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