Assistant professor of journalism Chris Graves wasn’t expecting to walk away with the phone number of international country star Garth Brooks the night before his concert in Lincoln this August. Graves attended Brooks' press conference on Aug. 13 and the Memorial Stadium concert the following night to write a story for “Nebraska Quarterly,” the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s alumni magazine.
Assistant professor of practice Kelli Britten was named the Lieutenant Governor for the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 9. She'll also serve on N3AC, the AAF National Advertising Awards Committee. In this role she is responsible for the district AAF competition as well as supporting AAF clubs in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.
On Sept.18, 2021 the Omaha Press Club inducted professor emeritus Trina Creighton into the Omaha Press Club Hall of Fame and on Sept. 19, 2021 the winners of the 2021-2022 academic scholarship program were honored.
This year’s Nebraska Women’s Leadership Network Conference takes place from Oct. 28 - Oct. 30. The event on Thursday, Oct. 28 is for students only, geared to give them the confidence to walk into a room and more easily network with professionals.