Alex Studer, a 2017 advertising graduate, is featured in a May 2017 Campaign US article. The story focuses on eight new graduates, their goals, fears and plans for a career in advertising. Read the full story here. 

 

25 May
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Two advertising students, Aparna Sivasankaran and Yixin Zou, have received the “Stevick Foundation Excellence in Media Research, Outstanding” award for their research project “Creating and Testing Virtual Reality (VR) for UIUC: Immersive Media & The Consumer” originally presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

24 May
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By Craig Chamberlain

Illinois advertising professor Chang-Dae Ham, an expert in the study of hidden persuasion techniques, says the personalized advertising that follow us online is “a very special type” in the way it elicits risk perceptions and privacy concerns.

 

18 May
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On Saturday, May 13, graduating students who had received honors were recognized at a reception for family and friends. Students were recognized in several honors categories and received certificates of recognition.

18 May

A number of College of Media students participated in the Undergraduate Research Symposium in April at the Illini Union. Their work included both individual and team projects.

04 May
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The Students in Illinois News Broadcasters Association presented four awards to U of I journalism students on Saturday, April 22 at its convention in Urbana.

26 Apr
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The 3rd Annual Illinifest Student Film Festival will take place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Lincoln Hall Theater from 11am-8pm, admission is FREE to all. The 2017 festival received 138 submissions of short films.

25 Apr
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A series of short videos will show the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Central Illinois at a community conversation on Tuesday, May 2.

25 Apr
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STORY NOTE: During spring break 2017, 13 College of Media students and one journalism instructor visited 11 media outlets in New York City on a career and internship trip. The following summary was written by students Shahzmeen Hussain and Fatima-Tul Farha.

 

25 Apr
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Brant Houston, Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting, spoke with “The Hindu” on why data journalism is not restricted to the nerds, and builds the credibility of journalists in the era of fake news.

14 Apr

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