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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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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Meet the new CoJMC faculty & staff

Clockwise from Left: Brandon Nutting, Michael Hanus, Octavio Kano-Galvan, Courtney Pearson and Katie Krcmarik August 30, 2016 - 9:30am
We’re excited to introduce our four new faculty members and one new staff member joining the College of Journalism and Mass Communications this year. Joining us are Assistant Professors of Advertising and Public Relations Michael Hanus and Brandon Nutting, Visual Communications Professors of Practice Octavio Kano-Galvan and Katie Krcmarik and Career Development Specialist Courtney Pearson.

Professor Michelle Hassler named NHSPA Executive Director

Michelle Hassler August 30, 2016 - 8:45am
Michelle Carr Hassler, an assistant professor of practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named executive director of the Nebraska High School Press Association, a statewide group that supports scholastic journalism.