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$1 million Estate Gift to Fund Professorship in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising

Published Date:January 30, 2015

The College of Media is pleased to announce a $1 million estate gift that will create a new endowed professorship in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising.

Published Date: January 30, 2015


Ads effective even in the midst of multitasking, studies find

Published Date:January 26, 2015

Those video ads playing in the corner of your computer screen, in the midst of your multitasking, may have more impact than you realize. They may be as effective as the ads you’re really watching, such as those during the Super Bowl, says a University of Illinois researcher.

Published Date: January 26, 2015


Donald Mullally, Former WILL Manager Who Helped Save NPR, Dies

Published Date:January 22, 2015

The man who steered NPR through its worst financial crisis has died. Former WILL General Manager and NPR board chair Donald Mullally led a restructuring of the public radio system and helped build the modern NPR.

Published Date: January 22, 2015


JOURN student receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad

Published Date:January 20, 2015

Ten University of Illinois undergraduates have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad in the spring semester.

Published Date: January 20, 2015


Two Department of Advertising projects receive public engagement grants

Published Date:December 2, 2014

Two projects, submitted by Department of Advertising faculty and staff, have received grant funding from the Office of Public Engagement.

Published Date: December 2, 2014


Senior forms new RSO

Published Date:November 18, 2014

Eric Reardon, a senior communications major, has established a new registered student organization – Selling Illini.

Published Date: November 18, 2014


“In Whose Honor?” garners renewed interest

Published Date:November 18, 2014

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.

Published Date: November 18, 2014


Koehler receives Orion Samuelson Scholarship

Published Date:November 14, 2014

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.

Published Date: November 14, 2014


Emmy Award-winning documentary The Everlasting Stream provides new epilogue

Published Date:November 6, 2014

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.

Published Date: November 6, 2014


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