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Hallie J. Hamilton
Hallie J. Hamilton, who joined NIU in 1958 and taught journalism from 1961 until his retirement three decades later, died Thursday, Dec. 19, in DeKalb. He was 89. A World War II veteran, Hamilton created the photojournalism program at NIU. He also taught courses without cameras, including advertising copywriting, article writing, industrial editing, layout and even...
Karen Grubb
Since the early 1970s, class photos of NIU students enrolled in journalism photography classes have been documented and archived. A recent project spearheaded by Karen Grubb, Department of Communication multimedia technician, has culminated in a permanent display of nearly 240 photographs featuring approximately 2,200 current NIU students and alums. The collection of class photos winds...
Scott Strazzante
GradComm and the Northern Star will present “Shooting From the Hip: How Photojournalism is Reaching its Golden Age,” featuring Chicago Tribune staff photographer Scott Strazzante. The event takes place at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Cavan Auditorium (Gabel Hall 126). Strazzante will speak¬† on his 25-year career at Chicago-area newspapers and the changes...
NIU alum Christopher Birks, a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication Arts at Benedictine University, will speak at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, as part of this fall’s Graduate Colloquium in Communication Studies. Birks, who is representing the area of journalism, will present “Shots Seen Around the World: Contemporary News Photographs that...