The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter received the 2020 Star Chapter Award from PRSSA National. This award is distributed to Chapters who exhibit a commitment to leadership and growth.
In June 2020, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications joined the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC). The Center, housed in the College of Law, was established in partnership with the Colleges of Business and Engineering in February 2020. The Center was founded to examine the ever-changing relationship between law and technology.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications will welcome students back to Andersen Hall for the fall 2020 semester.
Finding a job post graduation can be a difficult endeavor for any graduate, but the Class of 2020 faces more challenges because of the global pandemic. This obstacle didn’t discourage many of our CoJMC graduates.
Jacht Ad Agency’s crew members are working over the summer for the first Jacht Summer Internship in the agency’s 10 years of existence. In the midst of Covid-19, working remotely is just one adjustment that has been made to maintain a safe and healthy working environment for both students and clients. While procedures look different this summer, projects are swiftly moving forward.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism student has created a new communication tool for the college’s statewide wire service.
Nathan Bacon is a part of the Nebraska News Service internship program this summer through the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $250,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The grant, made to the University of Nebraska Foundation, will support research and programming at the interdisciplinary center based in the College of Law.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Nebraska in the Spring of 2020, many College of Journalism and Mass Communications students lost their summer jobs and internships. Simultaneously many news outlets and businesses were struggling to keep up with the rapidly unfolding situation.
Jill Martin, assistant professor of practice in journalism, saw an opportunity to help students and improve coverage and communications about the Pandemic in Nebraska
Patti Harney will retire from the college on August 15. Patti joined the college five years ago as a lecturer in advertising and public relations. Last year, she was hired as an assistant professor of practice and the college's first Honors Faculty Fellow in partnership with the University Honors Program.
Data journalism students at the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) completed an analysis of individual traffic station data to provide local insight about the impact COVID-19 is having on Nebraska’s roadways.
Over the past five years of CoJMC’s partnership with FOX Sports U, students have had the opportunity to work on major FOX Sports brands.