By MaryCate Most, senior in Journalism
William Gaines, retired journalism professor, died while in hospice care in Indiana.
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University of Illinois College of Media journalism student Ryan Wilson recognizes an underreported story when he sees one. Last week, Wilson traveled back to the university’s Urbana campus from his home near Springfield, Illinois, to cover the annual basketball camps hosted by Disability Resource and Educational Services and the Wheelchair Athletics Office.
A number of faculty and students participated in the International Communication Association annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan. The ICA aims to advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide.
Judy Hsu has been tapped to co-anchor the new 11 a.m. newscast on ABC7 Chicago.
Charlie Meyerson, '77 JOURN, MS '78 JOURN, has won a 2016 national Edward R. Murrow Award for audio investigative reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Jay Rosenstein, professor of media and cinema studies, continues to be a source on the topic of American Indian mascots in sports.