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Recent Headlines  (Click for more...)

Journalism professor to present project at Scholarship of Engagement seminar
Eric Meyer, associate professor of journalism, and his students will present their project at the UI Scholarship of Engagement Seminar.

Advertising course on entrepreneurial media receives development grant
Rhiannon Clifton, program director in Advertising, received a grant to develop a new Advertising course, Entrepreneurial Media.

Peoples Daily websiteICR students research future of Chinese stock exchange
Research by Dong Han and Ying Zhang of the Institute of Communications Research was cited in a Globe and Mail story on Chinese business development.

ICR students as part of Chinese delegationICR students and scholar part of University delegation to meet with Chinese president
Chinese doctoral students, Joy Jiao and Nina Li, were part of the University of Illinois' delegation to meet with the Chinese president in Chicago.

IPM logoStand up and be counted in favor of public media
Legislators in Washington are considering eliminating funding for public media, threatening the very existence of programs and local stations such as WILL.

Student Ambassador photoCollege seeks applicants for Student Ambassadors program
College of Media Student Ambassadors, a student-run group through the College of Media, is seeking applications.

Christian Sandvig photoMACS professor talks with Marketplace about Verizon's iPhone
Christian Sandvig, associate professor of media and cinema studies, spoke on American Public Media's Marketplace radio show about the new iPhone on Verizon's wireless network.

Jay Rosenstein photoJournalism professor's latest documentary wins national award
The latest documentary by journalism professor Jay Rosenstein, was named winner of a CINE Golden Eagle in the History category of the Professional Telecast Non-Fiction Division.

Lisa NakamuraMACS professor to deliver keynote at Canadian communication conference in June
Lisa Nakamura, professor of media and cinema studies, will deliver the keynote address to the Canadian Communication Association's annual conference in June 2011.

Angharad ValdiviaMACS professor contributed to College of Engineering report on Chilean earthquake
Angharad Valdivia, department head of Media and Cinema Studies, contributed to a report published by the UI College of Engineering.

Maritza Quinones-RiveraPhD candidate defends dissertation on Puerto Rican women and popular culture
The Institute of Communications Research announced that Maritza Quinones Rivera successfully defended her dissertation in December.

Willard D. Wick RowlandFormer ICR professor named Colorado's Television Person of the Year
Willard Rowland '78 PhD COMM, president and CEO of Colorado Public Television, recently was named 2010 Television Person of the Year by The Denver Post.

AdCamp LogoAdvertising partners with AAF to host AdCamp 2011 for Chicago highschoolers
The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising will launch AdCamp for high schoolers in Chicago in June. 

IPM logoJournalism student to host Weekend Edition Sunday on WILL
Journalism student Chelsea Insprucker '12 has been chosen as local host of Weekend Edition Sunday on WILL.



Upcoming Events (Click for more...)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Chris Barr, Senior Editorial Director at Yahoo!

Friday, February 11, 2011
Chicago Ad Federation Career Day

Saturday, February 12, 2011
Senior Saturday 2011: Career Seminar for College of Media Seniors 

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Scholarship of Engagement Seminar: Eric Meyer 

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Journalism Career Night 

Friday, March 11, 2011
Big Ten Career Expo - Indianapolis 



Recent College Videos (Click for more...)

Hair Journey
Documentary on the hair practices of African-American women produced by Journalism Graduate student Brittney Henton.

IGPA State Summit 2010: Reforming Medicaid in Illinois
The Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois convened the first ever state summit to find common ground and offer solutions on the Medicaid crisis in Illinois.

UI-7 News
While we all enjoyed Winter Break, UI-7 has been missing its live newscasts from the journalism students.

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