Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC) have been awarded a $20,000 System Science Planning grant from the University of Nebraska for a project titled “A health system level approach to integrate weight management, obesity care coordination, patient engagement and clinical trial recruitment.”
A half-dozen students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln dashed into the world of stock car racing to help produce a special section of the Norfolk Daily News.
by Alli Inglebright
Karley Powell, a senior in the College of Journalism and Mass Communication, received the 2018 Ruth Edelman Public Relations Student Society of America Award. Her award includes a $1,500 prize and a three-month paid internship at the Edelman office in New York City.
by Molly Chapple
CoJMC alumna Paula Lavigne, an investigative reporter at ESPN, was recently named a winner of the 2017 Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) awards in the book category for "Violated: Exposing Rape at Baylor University Amid College Football’s Sexual Assault Crisis.”
Associate Professor of Practice Michelle Hassler was selected to be part of the inaugural Solutions Journalism Education Academy this summer. Hassler is one of 10 participants attending the July 12-13 academy at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.
“Black Jack Pershing: Love and War” has been honored with an Award of Excellence by judges in the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts documentary division competition. Producer/director Barney McCoy, broadcasting professor at the CoJMC, was honored with the award at the BEA’s 2018 convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, April 8.
On Monday, April 2, 2018, Trudy Burge, assistant professor of practice and technical writing coordinator, announced her retirement from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications (CoJMC). Her final day with the college will be May 11, 2018.
Charlyne Berens, emeritus professor and associate dean at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (University of Nebraska–Lincoln) College of Journalism and Mass Communications, will be honored as an Outstanding Civic Health Partner by Civic Nebraska on April 12.
Will Norton, Jr., former dean of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, will be honored with a Distinguished Service to Society award by the Wheaton College Alumni Association.
by Brianna Frisbie, sophomore, advertising and public relations
PRSSA members received two top awards for leadership and program development at University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Student Impact Awards on Thursday, March 29.
by Mike Hanus
Every year, some of the brightest minds in journalism, advertising, business, technology, film and music get together to talk about the latest advancements and upcoming trends in their fields. South by Southwest is a massive combination of festivals, concerts, panels and keynote speeches that annually brings more than 250,000 visitors for 10 days to Austin, Texas.