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People protesting outside in Chicago in 1968

‘The Media and the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention - Then and Now’ series will examine issues of objectivity and patriotism in a turbulent time

Medill alumna Jenny Gross

Gross, currently U.K. politics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will take classes in business, law and international affairs at Columbia University

2018 Medill Convocation Ceremonies

Undergraduate and graduate convocation ceremonies from June 23

Google News Lab's Steve Grove speaks on stage at Medill about local news

Grove’s comments were part of Medill’s Local News Summit in partnership with three newspapers

Medill IMC alumna Betsey Siska

Betsey Siska (IMC15) benefits from reputation of Medill and Northwestern

Medill student Nikki Baim

Nikki Baim’s essay discusses implications of journalist’s missteps in reporting on University of Arizona basketball “pay-for-play” scandal

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Award winners Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested while reconstructing the killings of Rohingya men

Medill student Lauren Velasco

Medill junior Lauren Velasco will join TODAY as a summer intern through the NBC News Group Summer Fellows Program

Student Lyndsey Armacost (BSJ18) gives an inside look at her month with NBC Winter Olympics, which served as her Journalism Residency experience

Medill alumna, adjunct lecturer and entrepreneur Mary Lou Song

Medill alumna discusses her journey to entrepreneurship, her MSJ course “The Business of Innovation,” and how the Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialization prepares students to be future media leaders

Mary Annette Pember

Pember is an independent journalist focusing on Native American issues

Medill undergraduate journalism student Will Greer

Annual award presented to student journalist who exemplifies Reed's spirit, ideals and dedication

Four people stand wearing helmets, protective glasses and ear protectors onboard a U.S. Naval aircraft carrier

Students in Politics and National Security specialization participate in in-depth reporting project

Students pose for a photo at the AmDoc Film Festival

Students have opportunity to share films, receive feedback from professionals

Seth Freed Wessler

Writer of magazine article on U.S. Coast Guard detentions to visit Medill May 17

Headshot photos of the 2018 Medill Hall of Achievement inductees

Panel event on May 17 will feature six of the recipients

Students pose for a photo with the Deloitte sign in Santiago

Five-day course teaches students how innovation can happen in legacy, global organizations

A robot stands in front of a sign that says Welcome to Northwestern San Francisco

Conference looks at how technology can improve the consumer shopping experience

Clerihue now responsible for financial, executive, public policy, corporate responsibility and global communications

Northwestern Local News Initiative Logo

University expertise to help develop new approaches to local news in U.S.

Colgate COO Justin Skala stands on stage and speaks to IMC students

Northwestern alumnus Justin Skala talks about ability to maintain strong brands worldwide

Sheinelle Jones and Rachel Nichols

Medill alumnae Sheinelle Jones and Rachel Nichols will address students at this year’s ceremonies

Medill alumni Danielle Elliott, Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem, Gabriel Neely-Streit and Kalina Silverman

Alums have been selected to participate in this widely recognized and respected international exchange program on four different continents

Medill senior Julia Jacobs poses for a photo

Julia Jacobs (BSJ18) will study in the interdisciplinary master's program at Peking University in China 

Two Medill IMC students and four alumni sit at the front of a room and participate in a panel conversation

Event highlights how IMC creates connections that benefit alums in the careers

Cecilia Vaisman

Award to recognize Latinx and Hispanic audio and video journalists

IMC alumnus David Schroder poses for a photo

David Schroeder (IMC17) now uses data-driven approach to help increase web traffic performance in job at CallRail

Journalism graduate students to gain real-world experience with market assessment, audience strategy and content distribution

An intersecting street sign is pictured--one sign says "technology" and the other side says "business"

Students to study in Chicago and San Francisco for skills to cover today’s global fast-paced technology innovations

Logo for Digital Satisfaction Index

“Fake news” and misinformation may be to blame for consumers minimizing the importance of the internet as a source of credible information

Medill alumna Joie Chen

Chen will bring her experience from CBS News, CNN and Al Jazeera America to lead strategy and programs for Medill in D.C.

A man and woman stand at the front of a room and speak to an audience sitting down

“Best presentation” award recognizes their research on TV advertising using big data

Medill IMC alumnus Shivram Vaideeswaran stands in front of the Blaze Pizza logo

CMO of Blaze Pizza Shivram Vaideeswaran leads marketing for growing, nationwide brand

Three Northwestern alums pose together for a photo outside

Northwestern alums create a media platform with the goal of shifting the narrative about black people in Chicago

A male student stands behind a podium and speaks; he is wearing a purple graduation cap and gown

Tyler Pager (BSJ17) will travel with Nicholas Kristof and write stories for The New York Times’ website

Three Medill IMC students pose for a photo in front of the Louvre Museum in Paris

Three IMC students studied for 15 weeks at Sciences Po and benefitted from seeing the world and people in a new way

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