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The words "Medill High School Journalism Live" against a purple background

Medill High School Journalism Live gives students path to build skills, learn new techniques

Headshot photos of new faculty and fellow

Journalism, marketing experts to join ranks of Medill’s researchers and educators

Headshot photo of Jonathan Copulsky

Position charged with leading research on the relationship between customer engagement and purchase behavior

India Walton poses in front of the Capitol building

Fellowship provides monetary, mentoring and career benefits

Students photographing a lake

Medill Investigative Lab specialization to be led by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist

Headshot photo of Lori Edmo

Edmo recognized for her contributions to Native American journalism

Linnea Phillip Ghilardi and Steve Armstrong

Gifts from alumna Linnea Phillip Ghilardi and Steve Armstrong recognize “the importance of great journalism to our ever-evolving democracy”

Headshot photo of Steven Thrasher

Grant aims to lift up underrepresented and unheard voices

Headshot photos of Cassidy Jackson on left and Megan Lebowitz on right

Student essays explore integrity in photography and fact checking

Headshot photo of Jeremy Gilbert

Endowed chair holder charged with leading journalism in digital age

Headshot photo of Azam Ahmed on the left; photo of the James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in a wooden box on the right

Ahmed is recognized for his investigation of gang murder across Latin America

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

Don Schultz stands at the front of a room and speaks into a microphone at the Hall of Achievement reception

Schultz had international reputation as ‘father of IMC’

A student sits on a couch in a modern-looking lobby space. She works on a laptop computer that has an "N Medill" logo sticker on it.

IMC Professional students can take classes online, in person or both

Lizzie Presser of ProPublica

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

An illustrated visualization of the microscopic coronavirus

Databases track how the virus is affecting nursing homes and accuracy of information being shared

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

Maynard 200 participants post for a large group photo

Medill will host the Maynard 200 program at Northwestern's San Francisco campus

Medill alumnus George RR Martin laughs as he tells students a story

Martin shared his career journey with Medill students on campus this fall

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