College of Journalism and Mass Communications

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If you want to learn a lot, work hard and have fun doing it, the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications is the place to come. You will get real-world experience and work with faculty at a Big Ten university who believe your story really matters. Start here and learn the skills and ideas that will take you anywhere.

Students can go all over the world. Nebraska’s connections are global. Kathleen Loach Advertising and Public Relations major

How to Apply

Start your story at the CoJMC from day one. If you’re admitted to UNL, you’re admitted to the college. To be eligible for scholarships, select your major—Advertising & Public Relations, Journalism, or Broadcasting—on the undergraduate application and submit it by the application deadline: January 15 for incoming freshmen, February 1 for current or transfer students.

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Matt Waite Awarded Challenge Grant to Hack Journalism Curriculum

Matt Waite Friday, April 24, 2015
Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism, won a $35,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, administered through the Online News Association and funded by five major foundations. Waite is one of eleven winners nationwide.

Shipley Retirement Reception is May 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A reception for Linda Shipley, William H. Kearns Distinguished Professor of Journalism and professor of advertising, is 3-4:30 p.m. May 1 in the Heritage Room Nebraska Union. Shipley retires at the end of the academic year.