The Digital Marketing Specialization offered by the University of Illinois came in at the top of the list of Coursera offerings that “had the biggest impact on the lives of our learners.”  The announcement came from

17 Dec
Julie Turnock

The new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" takes a backwards glance to the 1977 original, based on a look at the trailers, and the presence of the film's first stars, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.

17 Dec

Seven public media stations in Illinois are partners in a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to launch a journalism collaboration titled the Illinois Newsroom, led by Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV).

16 Dec

The latest Shatterglass Studios' mini-documentary on Ebertfest is live and online, thanks to Indiewire.

14 Dec
Molina-Guzman

On Friday, November 13, Associate Professor Isabel Molina-Guzmán participated in the joint Anna Julia Cooper Center and White House Conference “Advancing Equity for Women & Girls of Color: A Research Agenda for the Next Decade.” She served on the panel “Images and Represent

10 Dec
Turnock

The original “Star Wars” was when special effects got “real,” at least for a certain generation of movie fans. They could believe they were there, “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,” from the opening shot on. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” No. 7 in the series, opens Dec. 18, and film scholar Julie Turnock will be watching with an eye on those effects.

03 Dec

University of Illinois journalism students won seven awards, including five first places, in the 2015 Student Silver Dome Awards presented by the Illinois Broadcasters Association.

The winners are as follows:

13 Nov

To honor the life and memory of College of Media journalism student Brett Lerner, his parents, Richard and Susan Pomerantz, wish to initiate the Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship Fund in the College of Media. The fund will provide scholarships to journalism students at the University of Illinois.

11 Nov

Illinois was well-represented at regional Emmy Award celebrations this year. Alumni received the following awards:

Mid-America Chapter (St. Louis and Kansas City area)

10 Nov

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