Dulce Garcia

Dulce Garcia awarded the 2022 Bailey Lauerman Fund For Student Opportunity Scholarship

May 21 2022 - 6:00pm

As a part of our ongoing commitment to increased DE&I and our dedication to bringing more diverse voices and perspectives to our industry, we’re proud to award the 2022 Bailey Lauerman Fund for Student Opportunity scholarship to incoming UNL senior Dulce Isabel Garcia.

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Nebraska wins the 2022 National Bateman Case Study Competition

May 12 2022 - 1:45pm

For the first time in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s history, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ Bateman Team has won first place in the Public Relations Student Society of America Bateman Case Study Competition.

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Shari Veil at the Agency

Dean's Update: May 2022

May 11 2022 - 5:00pm

I am excited to announce an incredible $755,000 gift from the Donald and Lorena Meier Foundation to help build a new three-set television studio and newsroom in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. The gift is part of a multi-million-dollar commitment that will also establish four new endowed scholarship funds and expand and permanently endow 14 existing scholarship funds across the University of Nebraska.

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Patti Harney

Obituary | Patti Harney

May 11 2022 - 11:15am

Longtime friend of many College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty, staff, students and alumni, Patti Harney passed away on May 10, 2022. Patti had just turned 67 on Friday, April 22. To celebrate, CoJMC ‘77 alumnus Bob Cullinan and associate professor of broadcasting Rick Alloway invited the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s a cappella group, The Red Keys, to serenade Patti on the sidewalk leading to her home

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Social media research workshop exceeds 240 registrants

May 11 2022 - 11:00am

The Public Insight Lab in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted a free Zoom workshop “Tools and Training for Social Media Research” on May 6. Valerie Jones, director of the Public Insight Lab and CoJMC’s Seaton professor of journalism, and Lisa PytlikZillig, interim director of the UNL Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium, were the workshop’s creators and moderators.

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Advising team announces 2022 peer mentor cohort

May 11 2022 - 10:15am

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications has recently selected its new cohort of peer mentors for the 2022-2023 school year. During the First Year Experience class, a required course for all first-semester students in the college, students are assigned to a peer mentor. 

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Press Box learning community first to travel since the start of the pandemic

May 11 2022 - 9:45am

On April 30, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications Learning Community the “Press Box” traveled to Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas. The six students, in addition to Press Box mentor Alex Neill and adviser Alex Fernando, toured the Negro League Baseball Museum, visited the College Basketball Experience and attended a Sporting KC Soccer game.

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Bella Lucero

Social justice course produces podcast to combat Nebraska prison injustices

May 11 2022 - 9:15am

The 165 students in the Social Justice, Human Rights and the Media class produced a podcast with the goal of elevating voices and stories that are often left out of mainstream media.

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The Andersens

Obituary | Marian Andersen

May 10 2022 - 4:00pm

Marian Andersen was a woman who humbly accomplished many “firsts” throughout her lifetime. As a member, and often a leader, of numerous national organizations her influence reached far. She was also a philanthropic champion for the University of Nebraska and many other Nebraskan communities.

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Rick Alloway

Delayed by the pandemic, KRNU to celebrate 50 years

May 10 2022 - 3:45pm

The peak of the pandemic in 2020, delayed KRNU’s 50th-anniversary celebration until this summer. On June 11, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Bourbon Theater in Lincoln, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications will celebrate the legacy of KRNU and support the future of college radio.

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