College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Shari Veil, Jane T. Olson Dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Dean's Update: April 2024

Apr 16 2024 - 10:30am

We had packed house over the weekend as alums traveled across the country to celebrate the life and legacy of Professor George Tuck. Speakers included CoJMC alums Jennifer Gutierrez (‘90), Mike Theiler (‘76), Julia Dean (‘92), Joel Sartore (‘85) and George and Mary Lynn’s dear friend Sherri Johnson. You can watch the recording of the live stream here.

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Huskers on the Move: April 2024

Apr 9 2024 - 11:15am

Congratulations to the CoJMC alumni who have made big strides in their careers. This month's featured Huskers include alumni who have recently presented at national conventions, recent graduates who've secured their first full-time jobs and more!

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Five May grads named Chancellor’s Scholars

Apr 5 2024 - 1:30pm

Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications seniors were named Chancellor’s Scholars on April 3, earning the University’s highest academic award. 

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Nebraska Promise helps West bring entrepreneurial spirit to class

Apr 4 2024 - 4:15pm

Mitch West has never shied away from a new challenge. After successful forays into music journalism, photography, craft beer and professional firework and pyrotechnic shows for Husker athletic events, the multi-hyphenate and multitalented West still had one lingering goal he wanted to achieve since childhood: become a Husker.

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Four Huskers place in the Roper Sports Writing Competition

Apr 1 2024 - 7:45am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications announced the winners of the annual Lynn and Dana Roper Sports Writing Competition on April 1. 

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UNL hosts symposium on 'Media Literacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,' features leading communication scholars

Mar 31 2024 - 6:00am

The Media Literacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Symposium took place on April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

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Bogard places in Hearst Audio Competition

Mar 28 2024 - 1:45pm

Chloe Bogard placed 16th in the Hearst Journalism Awards Audio Competition on Feb. 21 for her work at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

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Huskers awarded Nebraska Broadcasters Association Scholarships

Mar 28 2024 - 12:45pm

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association awarded two Huskers $2,000 scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year on March 28.

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Lindemann wins the 2024 Grimes Memorial Competition

Mar 27 2024 - 11:15am

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications announced on March 27 that Marissa Lindemann is the 2024 George and Eva Grimes Memorial Competition winner. Lindemann is a sophomore broadcasting and journalism double major from Des Moines, Iowa.

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Dean's Update: March 2024

Mar 25 2024 - 5:30pm

I am delighted to announce that Charlie Arnot (’86) has been named our 2024 Alumni Master. As founder and CEO of Look East and the Center for Food Integrity, Charlie is a highly regarded leader and sought-after speaker who engages audiences around the globe. The Alumni Masters program honors UNL alumni who have demonstrated success and leadership in their fields. Check out this story on Charlie and his impact on the industry and the CoJMC.

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Alumni forge unique career paths beyond traditional media

Mar 20 2024 - 4:00pm

In a series of interviews, College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumni highlight the importance of skills they first learned at the college and still practice in their roles today.

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