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Award and Recognition

A student holds a recording device while he interviews someone. A high-rise building can be seen out the window.

Medill to launch a comprehensive series of initiatives through Metro Media Lab

Headshots of the selected students set on a purple background

Four students to take local public service journalism around the country

Headshot photos of the six Medill alumnae who are being inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement Class of 2020: Northwestern, Northwestern University, Medill, Medill School, journalism, integrated marketing communications, IMC, Hall of Achievement, HOA, Jeanie Caggiano, Cindy Chupack, Mary Dedinsky, Helene Elliott, Maudlyne Ihejirika, Kary Mcllwain

Alumnae represent the highest levels of accomplishment in their fields and show power of a Medill degree

Lizzie Presser of ProPublica

The ProPublica writer’s story chronicled a long history of repossession of African American-owned property in North Carolina

Jess Stevens, an environmental science teacher at Gary Comer College Prep High School in Chicago, drills into a deposited boulder in the valley of the Potanin Glacier in Mongolia. The rock chipping she gathers could hold the clue as to how fast the climate is warming.

Journalism students will focus on covering nuclear weapons, climate change and disruptive technologies

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