Dow Jones News Fund internship winners announced

The final list of Dow Jones News Fund internship winners was released Wednesday, and four University of Illinois Department of Journalism students received internships.

Senior Tyler Davis will go to Dallas Morning News to work in data journalism, junior Annabeth Carlson will be at The New York Times as a news editor, junior Peter Bailey-Wells will be editing at The Roanoke (Va.) Times, and senior Ryan Vasicek will be editing at the Naples (Fla.) Daily News.

12 May
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Illinois wins NASA awards for three CubeSat missions

Illinois undergraduates from engineering, business and journalism disciplines will work together on three CubeSat missions following recent awards from the National Aeronautical and Space Administration.

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12 May
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Journalism students visit D.C.

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?”

By the final day of the trip, students had come to expect the question as a parting goodbye.  But while the seasonal timing of the flowers added to the atmosphere, the students touring media outlets used their experiences in D.C. to make connections and develop new interests.

25 Apr
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Journalism grad receives Pulitzer Prize

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
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