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

How cool would it be to organize a film festival for college-credit? That’s exactly what the goal is for U of I’s class Media and Cinema Studies 464, aka Illinifest Student Film Festival. The class’ focuses on learning about film festivals throughout the world while also organizing a student-run film festival right on campus.

20 Apr
Brant Houston

by Brant Houston

The ongoing and spectacular investigation “Panama Papers” represents the culmination of a significant shift in the way journalism is now practiced.

18 Apr

Allison Pitcher has been selected as the 2016 student convocation speaker.

18 Apr

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

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