Nelson collaborates for NIH funding

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Michelle Nelson, an associate professor in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, is a co-investigator on a collaboration that was awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health.

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15 Sep
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'Not too many great ads' from Super Bowl 50

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This year's Super Bowl commercials were big on kids, animals and celebrities — some thoughtful, some not, and some that were "just forgettable," says Michelle Nelson, a University of Illinois advertising professor who watched with friends Sunday. "Not too many great ads."

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08 Feb
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Beyond the big ads: teaching kids ad literacy and nutrition in grade school classrooms

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Children need to understand the basics of advertising better than they do, says Illinois advertising professor Michelle Nelson. So she led the development of a curriculum and website to teach advertising literacy in school classrooms, incorporating lessons on healthy eating.

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04 Feb
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