Northwestern University's esteemed Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, one of the top graduate programmes for aspiring journalists in the US, issued dozens of diplomas with the programme's own name misspelled.
Someone at the Illinois university, it seems, forgot that the word "integrated" includes an "n." The typo affected roughly 30 of the 250 diplomas awarded.
The error struck some students as ironic, given the school’s tradition, known as the "Medill F," of giving a failing grade to an assignment with a factual error such as a misspelling.
Desiree Hanford, a lecturer at Medill, said that officials were looking into correcting the error.
“The diplomas are issued by the university, so we will work with the [Northwestern University] registrar's office to provide new diplomas to these students,” she said.
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