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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.

Find yourself a good agency to be in because when you’re in the right agency – the right opportunity, the right people to work with – you’ll create work. It’ll make you do the work that will make you be in high demand. Kristine Johnson Evening Anchor at CBS 2

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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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Starita to receive 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award

March 21, 2017 - 3:15pm

Nebraska’s Professor Joe Starita has been selected as the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA) 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award recipient.

Nebraska Mosaic partners with noted photographer Jim Lommasson

Photographer Jim Lommasson discusses his storytelling projects with students in the Nebraska Mosaic class. (Photo by Abby Groth) Jim Lommasson photographs a book that a Lincoln Yazidi family brought with them to the United States. As part of an ongoing project, Lommasson documents objects that Iraqi refugees brought to America.  (Photo by Abby Groth) Students in the Nebraska Mosaic class listen as Abby Groth, assistant curator of public programs, (far right) discusses the nuances of Jim Lommasson’s exhibit at the Sheldon Art Museum. (Photo by Michelle Hassler) March 21, 2017 - 1:15pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Sheldon Art Museum recently collaborated to provide students in a capstone journalism course the opportunity to learn valuable lessons in storytelling from a noted photographer, author and oral historian.