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Medill Events

Thank you for your interest in Medill events. We are currently planning remote events that will be open to the public. As they are scheduled, we will add them to this page.


Hall of Achievement 2020 Inductees-Women in IMC Leadership

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Online

Medill honors HOA 2020 Inductees Jeanie Caggiano (COMM82, MSA83) and Kary McIlwain (MSA86) and talks with them about their careers in advertising and marketing and their journeys to executive leadership.

Medill Assistant Professor Danielle Bell will moderate the conversation.

Jeanie Caggiano (COMM82, MSA83)
Jeanie Caggiano is an executive vice president and executive creative director at Leo Burnett Chicago. Currently, she is the lead fo... (more)


2021 John Bartlow Martin Award Presentation and Discussion

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Online

Medill Helen Gurley Brown Magazine Professor Patti Wolter will present this year's award to Katie Engelhart of The California Sunday Magazine for her piece, "What Happened in Room 10". The Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, was the first COVID hot spot in the U.S. Forty-six people associated with the nursing home died, exposing how ill-prepared we were for the pandemic —and how we take care of our elderly. 
This is their story. 

Katie Engelhart is a write... (more)


Medill 2021 Convocation Ceremony

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Evanston

Live convocation ceremony for Medill undergrad and graduate students.

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