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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.

Everyone is pushing each other and supporting each other. It makes the CoJMC feel like a family. Bailey Williams Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism double 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.

CoJMC alums lead Lincoln Rotary Club

Mark Stephens Jennifer Brinkman October 12, 2017 - 11:15am

by Molly Chapple

One College of Journalism and Mass Communications alum has followed another as leader of  the downtown Lincoln Rotary Club.

 Jennifer Brinkman, a 1993 broadcasting alumna and 2017-2018 club president, follows Mark Stephens, a 1983 advertising alumnus and the previous year’s president who was awarded outstanding club president at the Rotary District Conference this past August.

Students win SCBS awards

Nate Muhlbach and Jeremy Davis News station visit October 12, 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Three students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won grand prizes at the South Central Broadcasting Society award ceremony last week in Texas. The SCBS is a chapter of the National Broadcasting Society.