Charles Wheeler, associate professor and director of the Public Affairs Reporting program at UIS, recently received top honors for magazine commentary/news analysis in the annual competition sponsored by Capitolbeat, a national organization of journalists covering state and local governments. This is the third year in a row that Wheeler has won a first-place award in the contest. The award recognized Wheeler’s contributions over the past year as a columnist for Illinois Issues magazine.
Four PAR graduates also received awards from Capitolbeat this year. Read more>>