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Dean's Update July 2021

Jul 27 2021 - 2:00pm

The lease is signed, and the moving truck is ready. At the end of this week, we will be expanding the footprint of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications across Centennial Mall to the third floor of the Children’s Museum. We’re adding over 13,000 square feet dedicated to the Experience Lab, including space for our advertising and public relations agencies, Jacht and Buoy, and our new economic and community development-focused webzine, Heartland.

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Huskers on the Move: July 2021

Jul 26 2021 - 3:45pm

Congratulations to these alumni who were awarded for their excellence and/or have made big strides in their careers.

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New positions will contribute to the future of CoJMC

Jul 26 2021 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is searching for new faculty and staff to support our recently approved strategic plan. The new positions will contribute to the launch of the Experience Lab, our exploration of alternative business models for local and community journalism and the expansion of research and creative activity in the college. We are searching for three faculty positions, including an assistant professor of media law, an assistant professor of practice in media production and an associate dean for research and faculty affairs, and a staff technical director.

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Poehlman joins the Experience Lab as a Professional in Residence

Jul 4 2021 - 8:30am

Beau Poehlman has joined the College of Journalism and Mass Communications as professionals in residence (PIRs) as part of a new college-wide experiential program in fall 2021. Professionals will work one-on-one with program participants to provide mentorship and feedback

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Recent faculty accomplishments: July 2021

Jul 4 2021 - 8:00am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in July 2021.

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Senior Jennifer Yuma earns internship at Variety with the help of a Husker alum

Jul 1 2021 - 2:15pm

Senior advertising and public relations major Jennifer Yuma has always known she’d be a writer. After taking a few journalism courses at CoJMC her freshman year, her dream to become an entertainment writer at a lifestyle magazine solidified.

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Dean's Update June 2021

Jun 23 2021 - 9:00am

This morning I met with the 20 students who will be launching our pilot program for the Experience Lab in the fall. These already impressive young professionals are spending their summer learning to lead. They recently completed the CliftonStrengths assessment, and over the next couple days, they will work with alumna and TRG Arts President Keri Mesporov to identify strategies to leverage their strengths and come together as a team.

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Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Students, alumni and faculty earn recognition at AMA Lincoln’s Prism Awards

Jun 20 2021 - 7:45am

The Lincoln chapter of the American Marketing Association held their annual Prism awards to celebrate the strength and innovation of Lincoln’s marketers on Thursday, June 17. Each year, an AMA chapter from another city judges award entries from local agencies and corporate marketing teams, identifying winners for the merit and Prism awards.

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Two Huskers place as runners-up in the Hearst Journalism Awards National Championships

Jun 20 2021 - 7:30am

May 2021 graduates Luke Mullin and Natalie Saenz both placed as runners-up in their respective categories of the Hearst Journalism Awards National Championships. Mullin was a runner-up in the Hearst National Writing Competition and Saenz was a runner-up in the National Audio Championship. Saenz also received the Best Use of Audio for News Coverage Award during the competition.  

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