College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Trudy Burge

Obituary: Trudy Burge

Sep 18 2022 - 8:45am

Trudy Burge died August 21, 2022. She lived with several chronic illnesses and was a cancer survivor. Trudy grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and Boulder, Colorado. She had lived in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1983.

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Student editorial board members to oversee CoJMC’s media platforms

Sep 18 2022 - 7:00am

Nine students at the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications were recently chosen to serve on the CoJMC Student Editorial Board. The board launched in the spring 2022 semester and will oversee and manage student-created content on the Nebraska News Service, Nebraska Nightly, Unlimited Sports and 90.3 KRNU.

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Dean's Update: September 2022

Sep 15 2022 - 4:00pm

Today is Democracy Day! The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is joining more than 300 news organizations nationwide to examine threats to democracy and how to engage in our democracy. The UNL chapter of Society of Professional Journalists is hosting an informational event on the meaning of democracy at the Nebraska Union Memorial Plaza and Nebraska News Service and other CoJMC platforms will be publishing articles starting today and running through the end of the semester on the democratic process and the role of journalism in our democracy. Our mission is grounded in the ethical pursuit of truth to uphold democracy. Supporting Democracy Day is just another example of what we do to enact that mission.

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Perry studio and classroom open for students

Sep 12 2022 - 11:45am

This fall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications won’t have to find space for photo shoots and interviews. A new digital photography studio and multimedia classroom opened in the Agency, located on the third floor of the Lincoln Children’s Museum, on Aug. 22.

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Student event to highlight Democracy Day, meaning of democracy Sept. 15

Sep 9 2022 - 6:00pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host an informational event on the meaning of democracy at the Nebraska Union Memorial Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 15.

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Rob Flores

Norberto (Rob) Ayala-Flores chosen as a 2022 Multicultural Homecoming Distinguished Alum

Sep 9 2022 - 6:00pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication will welcome Norberto (Rob) Ayala-Flores, a 1984 graduate, as one of UNL’s Distinguished Alumni at the Multicultural Homecoming events Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 hosted by the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of People of Color and the Nebraska Alumni Association.

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Thomas Horky

Thomas Horky is this year’s Roper Fund visiting professor in sports journalism

Sep 9 2022 - 3:45pm

Thomas Horky will serve as the Lynn and Dana Roper Visiting Professor in Sports Journalism from August to October of 2022. Horky is a professor of sport communication at Macromedia University in Hamburg and he’s been teaching since 2009.

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Michael Stricklin

Obituary: Michael Stricklin

Sep 6 2022 - 3:45pm

The term Renaissance man -- a person with wide interests and accomplishments -- is a perfect fit applied to the life of Michael L. Stricklin. A journalist and educator with unbounded generosity and a servant's heart, Mike died Sept. 2 at his home in Hillsboro, Ore., surrounded by his family. Mike had a 28-year-long career teaching and doing communications research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Jared Long and Hannah Polacek

CoJMC students to participate in Democracy Day

Sep 3 2022 - 5:45pm

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students will be participating in Democracy Day on Sept. 15.

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Evelyn Mejia

Mejia selected for New York Times Corps

Sep 3 2022 - 3:30pm

Evelyn Mejia was selected to participate in the inaugural New York Times Corps. Mejia was one of 20 aspiring journalists chosen from among hundreds of applicantss nationwide.

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Experience Lab announces student leaders

Sep 3 2022 - 7:15am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently announced new student leaders for the fall 2022 semester.

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