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Ledford Receives Third Annual Innovator of the Year Award for College Students

Published Date:September 19, 2014

Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles Ledford led a class that created the mobile app "Virtual Dugout,”which allows fans to follow the university’s baseball team.

Published Date: September 19, 2014


Students report on IJEA conference

Published Date:September 19, 2014

As part of our public engagement mission, the College of Media hosts the Illinois Journalism Education Association fall conference.

Published Date: September 19, 2014


Meron joins College of Media

Published Date:September 8, 2014

Shachar Meron ’01 ADV, ’02 MS ADV, has joined the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising as a lecturer.

Published Date: September 8, 2014


Swasy joins journalism faculty

Published Date:September 8, 2014

Dr. Alecia Swasy has joined the College of Media journalism faculty as professor and the Tom and June Netzel Sleeman Scholar in Business Journalism. Swasy has a journalism degree from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.A. in Journalism and Ph.D. in Journalism Studies from the University of Missouri.

Published Date: September 8, 2014


A Minute With JOURN Prof. Benson on diversity and the media

Published Date:August 22, 2014

Prof. Benson comments on the coverage of the Aug. 9, shooting of African-American teenager, Michael Brown, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Published Date: August 22, 2014


Ebertfest receives Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant

Published Date:August 20, 2014

The 17th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival has received a 2015 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The festival, also known as “Ebertfest,” received the grant during a star-studded HFPA grants dinner banquet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 14. Chaz Ebert accepted the grant on behalf of the festival.

Published Date: August 20, 2014


Taylor Higgins '14 ADV spends summer on the Planters NUTmobile

Published Date:August 15, 2014

Published Date: August 15, 2014


Sheldon receives national teaching award

Published Date:August 8, 2014

Peter Sheldon, lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising, has received the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Distinguished Teaching Award in the Advertising Division.

Published Date: August 8, 2014


College of Media faculty and students participate in AEJMC Conference

Published Date:August 4, 2014

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The annual conference, held this year in Montréal, will feature a number of papers and discussion with College of Media professors and students.

Published Date: August 4, 2014


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