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- Eric Reardon, a senior communications major, has established a new registered student organization – Selling Illini.
- The ongoing debate over the Washington NFL team’s name has sparked dramatic nationwide interest in the 1997 documentary “In Whose Honor?” The documentary – written, produced, directed, and edited by Professor Jay Rosenstein – takes a critical look at the long-running practice of "honoring" Native American Indians by using them as mascots and nicknames in sports.
- The National Association of Farm Broadcasters Foundation announced their scholarship recipients at the NAFB Convention. Among the winners was Liz Koehler, a senior studying Agricultural Communications.
- The Everlasting Stream, the Emmy award-winning KET documentary based on University of Illinois journalism professor Walt Harrington’s 2002 memoir of the same name, will air on KET with a new epilogue, updating viewers on what’s happened in the lives of the film’s beloved protagonists. The Everlasting Stream airs Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 9/8 pm on KET.
- Sarah Foster, a freshman in journalism, has received the Chicago Journalists Association 2014 Charitable Fund Scholarship.
- Panel of industry judges selected 50 top-tier multicultural students to participate in the upcoming Most Promising Multicultural Students Program.
- MS Advertising students presented research at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for Consumer Research Conference in Baltimore on October 24, 2014.
- Assistant Professor of Journalism, Charles “Stretch” Ledford, was quoted in a story by WSIL about the Tombstone Gun Range in Williamson County, Illinois.
- Congratulations to the College of Media students selected for the 2014 Homecoming Court.
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