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Medill students in tv studio.

The full-tuition scholarship is from the Simmons Family Foundation

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Medill Investigative Programs give graduate students options to learn critical investigation skills

Two women talk and laugh on a couch while a man works beside them on a laptop.

Partnership with Knight Foundation fosters tremendous success for alumni programmer/journalists

Headshots of new faculty on purple background.

Journalism, marketing and diversity and inclusion experts to connect with Medill students

Don Schultz

Don Schultz Award honors longtime marketing leader, ‘father of IMC’

Tom Arviso headshot.

Arviso is CEO of the Navajo Times Publishing Company, Inc., publisher of Navajo Times newspaper

Marissa Martinez headshot.

Marissa Martinez’s winning essay examines reporting unverified police accounts

Angelica Casas headshot.

Award from Medill, NAHJ recognizes outstanding reporting on Hispanic and Latinx communities

Headshots of Katherine Lewis and Chandra Thomas Whitfield.

Fellowship supports underrepresented groups in addressing challenges facing media

Headshot photos of the seven Medill alumni who are being inducted into the Medill Hall of Achievement Class of 2021.

Fall celebration will welcome 2020 and 2021 honorees to Evanston

Vice News logo beside the James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism.

VICE News and Isobel Yeung are recognized for their work covering bombings in Syria’s last rebel-controlled province.

Image reads "Medill Convocation Information For 2020 and 2021 Grads."

School to celebrate graduates both virtually and in person per state health guidelines

Robert Brown headshot.

Inaugural position aims to advance equity and inclusion at Medill

Tariq Hassan headshot.

Petco chief marketing officer brings knowledge of global brand strategy, diversity and inclusion to Board

Photo of the Northwestern University arch with a purple filter applied to the image. The Northwestern Medill Integrated Marketing Communications and Everspring logos are superimposed on top of the image.

Everspring to support Medill’s Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications Professional Program

Side-by-side headshots of George R. R. Martin, Omar Jimenez and Andrea Valdez

Alumni George R.R. Martin, Omar Jimenez and Andrea Valdez to share inspiration with 2021 graduates

Katie Engelhart headshot.

Story chronicles the first COVID-19 hot spot in the United States

Headshot of Margo Gordon.

Margo Gordon died peacefully on April 1, 2021 in Seattle

"Choose Your Own Adventure" with Gen G and Medill logos. Jeff Eisenband and Ashley Kang smile as Nadine Manske gives two thumbs up.

Guests Jeff Eisenband and Ashley Kang kick off series showcasing journalism

Fernando Diaz headshot.

The position will aid Medill’s Knight Lab in pushing journalism into new spaces

Bob Mulholland and his wife Judith pose for a photo.

Mulholland, who passed away March 9, is credited with revamping and revitalizing Medill’s broadcast program

Kenneth Nixon stands outside in the snow, raising his arms triumphantly.

Nixon, a Detroit man convicted of a double murder, was ordered freed Thursday, Feb. 18

A large group of students wearing purple shirts form the number "100."

School to turn 100 years old on Feb. 8, prepares to mark occasion with year of celebrations

A Black student gives a presentation at The Garage.

Second annual award will support innovative work to address challenges facing media industry

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