College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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Kirkpatrick selected for Research Development Fellows program

Oct 16 2021 - 7:15am

Ciera Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, was selected Oct. 15 to participate in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Development Fellows Program.  

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Hear from First Generation CoJMC alumna and Journalist Mekita Rivas

Oct 7 2021 - 9:45am

In partnership with First Generation Nebraska, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) will be hosting alumna Mekita Rivas for a presentation to students on Nov. 10 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at The Agency (1420 P st.) as a part of First Gen Awareness Week. Rivas will speak about her experience as a first-generation student and now professional journalist.

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Study explores how fans use social media to interact with college football recruits

Oct 5 2021 - 3:45pm

A recent study, We Love You, We Hate You: Fan Twitter Response to Top College Football Recruits’ Decisions,” explores how fans interact with recruits before and after college commitments.  

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Wang receives grant to support First Amendment Campaign

Oct 3 2021 - 9:30am

Bryan Wang, an associate professor of advertising and public relations, received a grant from Middle Tennessee State University to support a student-led campaign to advocate for free speech on campus.  

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Walsh chosen for national faculty success program

Oct 3 2021 - 9:00am

Jessica Fargen Walsh, an assistant professor of journalism, was chosen to participate in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity’s Faculty Success Program in spring 2022.  

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Obituary: Donald Ward Robinson

Oct 3 2021 - 8:00am

Donald Ward Robinson passed from this life September 18, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Kevin Abourezk chosen as 2021 Multicultural Homecoming Distinguished Alumni

Sep 27 2021 - 8:15am

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication welcomed Kevin Abourezk, a 2012 graduate of the professional journalism master of arts program, as one of UNL’s Distinguished Alumni at the Multicultural Homecoming event.

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Faculty Accomplishments: Sept. 2021

Sep 25 2021 - 2:45pm

Faculty from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have achieved several notable accomplishments this month. 

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Study finds peer messages improve the chances of clinical trial participation

Sep 25 2021 - 2:00pm

A recent study, “Effects of Communication Source and Racial Representation in Clinical Trial Research,” published in Health Communication, found that messages from peers improved participants’ attitudes toward clinical trials and increased the intentions to participate in future trials.

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Two named to University Conduct and Appeals Board

Sep 25 2021 - 7:00am

Associate Professor John Shrader and Graduate Student Services Coordinator Carly Morse were named to the University Conduct and Appeals Board on Sept. 21, 2021 

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Name, Image and Likeness Program launches across campus

Sep 22 2021 - 4:15pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is one of the college partners for the new “#NILbraska” program. The Nebraska Athletics department introduced #NILbraska as a three-part initiative to help student-athletes gain Name, Image and Likeness experience.

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