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CoJMC Students collaborate on a design project.

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.

The professors at the CoJMC really do set you up for success. Conor Dunn Journalism and Broadcasting 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.

Starita writes book on first Native American doctor, available now

Cover of book showing a photo of Susan La Flesche October 25, 2016 - 3:15pm

Susan La Flesche became the first Native American doctor in the United States, but only after breaking down thick walls of ethnic, racial and gender prejudice. Professor Joe Starita wrote the book “A Warrior of the People,” to draw attention to La Flesche’s accomplishments and to bring light to the American West’s history through the eyes of a woman.

CoJMC and CBA students attend Society of American Business Editors and Writers conference

An image of the students and professor who attended the conference October 13, 2016 - 10:45am

Students in the Financial Communications course, a joint effort of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the College of Business Administration, took in the sites in New York City and deepened their knowledge about business and financial journalism and investor relations in a trip to the fall 2016 conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers on Oct. 6 and 7.