College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Brooke Lamkins

Student Spotlight: Brooke Lamkins

Oct 6 2020 - 10:15am

Grad Year: May 2021
Major: ADPR
Current Internship: Multimedia Strategist at Jacht
Hometown: Apple Valley, MN

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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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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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Eight Husker journalism students receive Pinnacle Awards

Eight Husker journalism students receive Pinnacle Awards

Aug 26 2020 - 11:45am

Eight College of Journalism and Mass Communications students recently received college division awards at the 2020 Virtual Nebraska Broadcasters Association (NBA) Pinnacle Awards.

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Bud Pagel

CoJMC Professor Emeritus Bud Pagel receives the Nebraska Alumni Association's Doc Elliott Award

Aug 24 2020 - 5:45pm

This year’s recipient is Professor Emeritus Alfred “Bud” Pagel, whose career at the university has spanned 28 years in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. To congratulate Bud and celebrate this amazing accomplishment you can mail cards to this address:

1840 Twin Ridge Road

Lincoln NE 68506

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Trina Creighton

Trina Creighton facilitates conversation about race with CoJMC students, faculty and staff

Aug 24 2020 - 5:15pm

To Creighton, her social justice course is about helping her students see where they can fit in to make a better society and she feels so fulfilled in her teaching role when she hears them talking about being better citizens. Now Creighton is taking her tactics and applying them to the CoJMC faculty space. 

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Bev Keever

CoJMC Distinguished Alumni Series: Bev Keever

Aug 24 2020 - 2:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications has started a new series to honor and celebrate some of our most distinguished alumni. The first video in the series recognizes the work Bev Keever did as a journalist during the Vietnam War.

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CoJMC expands emergency support for students

Aug 16 2020 - 11:15am

Thanks to alumni and donors' generous contributions, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications expands emergency funding options for students.  

Beginning on Aug. 17, 2020, students can apply for emergency funding for "life interruptions." These interruptions might include a car breaking down, a laptop repair or replacement or an unexpected medical bill. 

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