2002: Students create IU Student Television.
2006: The School of Journalism launches its Ernie Pyle Scholars program, travel courses and the journalism Speaker Series.
2007: Telecommunications becomes one of the first academic departments with a fully operational high-definition studio.
2008: Telecommunications introduces a certificate in game studies.
2013: The IU Board of Trustees votes to create The Media School, merging telecommunications, journalism and communication and culture.
2014: The Media School is established on July 1.
2015: James Shanahan begins his term as The Media School's founding dean.
2016: The Media School moves to Franklin Hall after a $21 million renovation.
2019: The Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism, funded by a $6 million gift from alumnus Michael Arnolt, BA'67, opens in a renovated facility in Franklin Hall.
2020: The Media School introduces a B.F.A. in cinematic arts.
2023: David Tolchinsky takes the lead as the school's new dean.