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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Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Meet the spring 2015 Mosaic reporters

Mosaic logo Monday, March 2, 2015
A new crop of reporters has joined Nebraska Mosaic, and their first step into reporting about new Americans has been to track their own immigrant past. Mosaic is staffed each semester by a class of undergraduate and graduate students.

Frauke Hachtmann selected for Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy

ADPR professor Frauke Hachtmann Monday, March 2, 2015
Frauke Hachtmann, sequence head and professor of advertising and public relations, and interim associate dean has been selected for the eighth annual Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy to be held June 7-11 at Louisiana State University's Manship School of Mass Communication.