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Capturing the essence of Uganda: Williams’ experience abroad
Dec 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Kelsey Hansen, senior advertising and public relations major

This summer, CoJMC student Tess Williams spent three weeks in rural Uganda as part of the Global Eyewitness Program. Williams’ passion for photography and telling compelling stories lead her to apply to this once in a lifetime opportunity, an opportunity she will never forget.

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Abby Akin finds home in iconic Lincoln landmark
Dec 6 2017 - 11:00am

by Lindi Riley, graduate student, integrated media communications

Abby Akin, a transfer student from Hillsborough, Oregon finds her place at Nebraska on the third floor of Memorial Stadium. She found herself in the right place at the right time, mingling amongst alumni of the college, and eventually landed her dream job. 

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Global Eyewitness Puerto Rico team raises funds pre-trip
Dec 6 2017 - 10:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in the Global Eyewitness program are planning for their upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. Eight students will spend three weeks covering different stories across the island. Their story ideas include tales of hope in the midst of devastation, rebuilding efforts, and communities supporting each other.

Julie Naughton
Former Women’s Wear Daily writer returns to CoJMC to teach
Dec 6 2017 - 9:45am

by Ellie Mae Benes, senior advertising and public relations major

After a successful 25 years working as a journalist in New York, Julie Naughton decided it was time to return to her alma mater – this time, as a teacher.

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Broadcasting students host live pregame shows in Lincoln Haymarket
Nov 28 2017 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ student-led radio station, KRNU, hosted four Husker football pregame shows in the Lincoln Haymarket this football season.

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Senior photojournalism major takes on Capitol Hill during summer internship
Nov 28 2017 - 11:00am

by Maddie Sanders, senior advertising and public relations major

For some, an internship is something to check off of a to-do list before graduation or something to fill space on a resume, but for Calla Kessler, it was an opportunity to experience her dream job. In November, Kessler was given the news that she would be moving to Washington D.C. for the summer.

Jared Brosius
CoJMC student launches augmented reality app on Apple Store
Nov 27 2017 - 1:30pm

by Jordan Snader, senior advertising and public relations major

Many students dream of accomplishing great things in their future careers. Jared Brosius couldn’t wait that long.

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Worick Visiting Professor: Whitney E. Drake
Nov 27 2017 - 11:30am

Worick Visiting Professor Whitney E. Drake will present a lecture on Tuesday Nov. 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Andersen Hall, Room 15.

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CoJMC students share what they are thankful for
Nov 20 2017 - 11:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications have a lot to be thankful for this year. With Thanksgiving break starting Wednesday, Nov. 22, students are making plans for the three day break and thinking about what they are grateful for.

Gus Hurwitz
Media & Politics conference draws large crowd, sparks important conversations
Nov 16 2017 - 10:30am

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted a daylong discussion on how journalists can effectively cover the news during the Trump administration.


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