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.

I would have never ended up on this path without the support of the journalism faculty. Daniel Wheaton Journalism 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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CoJMC alumni and student receive Alumni Awards

May 6, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Nebraska Alumni Association is honoring two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications alumni and one student at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center.

Professors Ruth Brown and Kathryn Christensen to retire

Ruth Brown and Kathryn Christensen May 4, 2016 - 2:15pm

University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications professors Ruth Brown, Ph.D., and Kathryn Christensen are retiring at the end of the academic year.