by Rylie Kalb, senior agricultural and environmental sciences communication major from Wataga, Illinois
Ryan Schreurs always knew he loved sports, but he never expected to attend 50 home baseball games in Lincoln. This summer, Schreurs had the opportunity to intern with a local sports team—the Lincoln Saltdogs.
by Abaigeal Nicholas, a junior advertising and public relations major from Omaha
With high entrepreneurial aspirations, University of Nebraska-Lincoln student Olivia Wilson decided transferring into the College of Journalism and Mass Communications was the perfect recipe for success.
by Hank Neal, graduate student
Sydney Novak, a 2018 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has just celebrated her one-year anniversary at Swanson Russell Associates, where she is a project manager.
by Lydia Dexter, ADPR student from Davey, Nebraska
Logan John knew next to nothing about her major before choosing it. The 2018 alumna chose advertising and public relations because it sounded cool. She knew she was good at writing, but was unsure how to make a career out of it. But when she was pushed to the limit in her creative concept class, she knew she had chosen the right major.
by Molly Chapple Roe
CoJMC alumna Mecca Slaughter is working as a professor of English at the University of Tetovo in Macedonia. Slaughter is a May 2016 journalism graduate and a May 2018 master’s grad from the integrated media communications track.
by Maddie Keast, senior advertising and public relations major from Harlan, Iowa
You never know what is going to affect you as a young adult. For a local Nebraska woman it was a march that sparked her passion.
by Brook Weber (Weber is a senior advertising & public relations major and the Nebraska men’s golf sports information director. He is a student in the campaigns capstone course and works part-time in the Nebraska Athletic Comms office. He is set to graduate in May 2019.)
Convincing real-world organizations to partner with a bunch of young, inexperienced college students for business is no easy task. Associate Professor Michelle Hassler realized this in 2017 when trying to develop ideas for courses that could give UNL students hands-on experience with nonprofit groups. But one local nonprofit association was receptive of the idea and saw potential in teaming with the university to gain credibility.
by Professor Joseph Weber
Jonah Hill, Bruce Springsteen and Shepard Smith now have something in common. They all were among the luminaries CoJMC students came across on their recent trip to New York to explore business journalism.
by Lindsey Amen, junior ADPR major
PRSSA members tapped into the giving spirit of the Lincoln community in October by hosting "Scare Off Hunger," a donation campaign that raised nearly 600 food and hygiene items for Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+.
by Bill Riccetti
Karla Martinez, a 2018 Advertising and Public Relations graduate, certainly had her fair share of experience. She interned at Partners + Napier in Rochester, New York the summer before she graduated. Upon returning to Nebraska for her senior year, she was a part of Jacht, Ad Club, Creative Commons and interned at the Asian Community Culture Center.
In times like these, when the news media is under fire by critics and cynics, it is important to remember that there are reporters who have dedicated their lives to providing well researched news that is engaging, honest and eye-opening.