Dean Shari Veil

Dean's Update September

Sep 22 2020 - 12:30pm
We’ve almost made it to the half-way point of the condensed fall semester, students are still on campus and football is back! While I can’t invite you all to a big Husker Homecoming just yet, we are making plans to bring you together virtually.
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Justin Peterson '07

Alumni Spotlight: Justin Peterson '07

Sep 21 2020 - 10:15am

I lead the internal digital production arm with the Boston Celtics. We handle internal content production needs from digital to social and commercial. Over the past couple years, I have developed my strengths in motion graphics. I spend most of my creative time in post-production and motion graphics. I work with IT managing our infrastructure and digital assets in addition to leading a talented team of versatile shooter/editors. We cover a wide range of events and document what we can to connect and grow the bond between our fans and our players, which includes traveling with the team for some behind-the-scenes access.

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Omaha-World Herald

Two journalism students named 2020 Omaha World-Herald Fellows

Sep 18 2020 - 2:45pm

The Omaha World-Herald chose two students from the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications to work as reporting fellows at the newspaper for fall 2020. Will Bauer of Hawley, MN is this year’s Husker and Sports fellow, and Nick McConnell of Lincoln is the Breaking News fellow.

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Gene Budig: photo courtesy of The Lawrence World Journal

Obituary: Gene Budig

Sep 18 2020 - 2:45pm

"Gene Budig was a 1962 Journalism graduate. I met him when he was chancellor at the University of Kansas. He died at age 81. He was one of our most notable alumnus. Quiet, self-effacing. The educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska was head of three major universities and the last president of the American League."- Barney McCoy

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Paige Dimakos

Alumni Spotlight: Paige Dimakos '13

Sep 18 2020 - 12:00pm
I am the Chief Operating Officer of The Draft Network. I am in charge of designing and implementing business operations, establishing policies that promote company culture and vision and overseeing operations of the company and the work of executives.&nbsp;</span><span>I am also involved with a start-up called, DFND that is partnered with a NFL Superstar, but details to follow on that. 
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Lauren Geisert

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Geisert '14

Sep 18 2020 - 11:30am

I work at Pizza Hut corporate managing all creative for social (paid and organic) and paid digital media (display, high impact, etc.). I also have a heavy hand in partnership and activation content creation. I have had the opportunity to travel to Sundance Film Festival, San Diego ComiCon and the Final Four, I led an NFL digital shoot that turned into a Super Bowl TV commercial, I attended some amazing conferences and am lucky enough to work with some of the BEST agency folks in the biz. 

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Photo by Karin Ellefson

20 students and alumni chosen as ambassadors for Lincoln Covid-19 community initiative

Sep 17 2020 - 11:15am

Keys? Check. Phone? Check. Mask? Check. 6 feet? Check. Hands? Check. That’s the motto for the new LNK is Greater Than campaign.

This six-week initiative, put on by Archrival and the Lincoln Community Foundation, is touching (socially distantly) students and young adults, alike.

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Graphic by UNL Poker Club

UNL Poker Club President Alec Rome develops plan to keep members safe during meetings

Sep 16 2020 - 11:00am
While the university has made changes to keep the campus community safe during classes this fall, clubs and other student organizations have created their own policies to allow safe socializing for students. One student club, the UNL Poker Club, has been developing and making plans in order to meet their club’s goals while also keeping its members safe.
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The Circle's first meeting outside Andersen Hall

UNL's newest club "The Circle" seeks to foster a sense of community on campus

Sep 15 2020 - 2:30pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s newest Recognized Student Organization (RSO) is called The Circle. A group of students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) founded the club because they saw the need for raw and real conversations across UNL’s campus.

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Valerie  Jones and Bryan Wang

Wang and Jones selected for NGTC Faculty Fellows Program

Sep 12 2020 - 6:45am

Associate Professors Valerie Jones and Bryan Wang were selected to join the inaugural class or the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center Faculty Fellows Program.

The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center studies the ever-changing relationship between law and technology, how the law can regulate technology and how new technologies affect what the law can do. 

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