Georgia (The Republic of) on our mind

Three people sitting next to each other.

Three faculty from the School of Communication traveled to the Republic of Georgia in December as part of a U.S. State Department-funded program to bolster media education and democracy among Georgia journalists and university educators. 

Fulfilling a dream

News reporter microphone illustration

When Sandra Torres ’06 was 13 and spoke no English, her family packed up their life in their native Colombia and immigrated to the Chicago area for new opportunities.

Journalism alums share experiences covering civil unrest in Minnesota

Man reporting with face mask

Ray Richardson ’77 and Jeff Wagner ’09 have told different angles of the ever-evolving story that started with the killing of George Floyd. Wagner has delivered breaking news throughout the last two-and-a-half weeks, even going on Facebook Live during his off days. Richardson has covered the aftermath, noting how many news cameras from around the world he saw at Floyd’s memorial service.