New prize created for composers
The School of Music has announced the establishment of The Michael Ludwig
Nemmers Prize in Musical Composition, a biennial award honoring classical music
composers of outstanding achievement. The newly created prize is among the
world’s largest awards offered to composers.
Knight grant will help boost Medill newsroom training
|“The Knight Foundation grant makes it
possible for Medill to be at the center of change in the training nationwide
of journalists of all ages,” said Loren Ghiglione, Medill dean.
|photo by Jim Ziv
The Medill School of Journalism has been awarded a $1.9 million grant over
four years from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to increase both
the news industry’s financial investment in journalism training and the
amount of training, education, and professional development that actually is
offered to journalists around the country.
Campus security stepped up
The University has expanded safety and security efforts on the Evanston Campus
in the wake of recent attacks on students.