CoJMC News

CoJMC students create campaign to spread kindness

Apr 25 2018 - 11:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications have been working to spread kindness on campus this semester. The students in assistant professor Valerie Jones’ ADPR 361 Connecting Thought Owned, Earned and Paid Media class spent the semester conducting research and a executing smaller campaign that will culminate in a kindness event. The event is Thursday, April 26 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the UNL Union Plaza.

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Joe Starita and the cover of " A Warrior of the People "
Starita to receive 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award
Mar 21 2017 - 3:15pm

Nebraska’s Professor Joe Starita has been selected as the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (NCIA) 2017 Chief Standing Bear Humanitarian Award recipient.


Photographer Jim Lommasson discusses his storytelling projects with students in the Nebraska Mosaic class. (Photo by Abby Groth)
Nebraska Mosaic partners with noted photographer Jim Lommasson
Mar 21 2017 - 1:15pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Sheldon Museum of Art recently collaborated to provide students in a capstone journalism course the opportunity to learn valuable lessons in storytelling from a noted photographer, author and oral historian.


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Bateman Case Study Competition team implements campaign on mental health
Mar 14 2017 - 10:15am

by Savanah Baker

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications’ ADPR 339/439 Student Competitions course continued its launch of its “Redirect the Conversation” campaign with an event on the Union Green Space on Thursday, March 9. The campaign, which focuses on destigmatizing how people talk about and view mental health, is part of the annual Bateman Case Study Competition (BCSC). The BCSC is a national case study opportunity in which students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom and from internships to create a public relations campaign.


Mark Truss to be spring 2017 Dick Worick visiting lecturer in market research
Mar 7 2017 - 12:30pm

by Savanah Baker

Mark Truss, worldwide director of brand intelligence for the J. Walter Thompson Company, New York City, will be the spring 2017 Dick Worick visiting lecturer in market research. Truss will visit the College of Journalism and Mass Communications on March 14 and March 15. He will give two free public lectures and work with advertising and public relations capstone students to improve their research skills.


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Kessler receives CPOY award of excellence
Feb 22 2017 - 11:45am

by Savanah Baker

Calla Kessler, a junior journalism student, was one of four students to receive an award of excellence in the sports feature competition from the 71st College Photographer of the Year competition. Kessler submitted her photo “Untitled,” of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s women’s gymnastics team.


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CoJMC at the 2017 ADDY awards
Feb 20 2017 - 10:00am

by Savanah Baker

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong showing of its students’ abilities at the 2017 ADDY Awards on Saturday, Feb. 18. The CoJMC students won seven ADDYs (4 Golds and 3 Silvers) in seven different categories. In addition, Jacht, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln CoJMC student-run advertising agency, also won a silver.


Bowling and Rausch
Bowling places first, Rausch finishes sixth in Hearst competition
Feb 16 2017 - 2:15pm

by Savanah Baker

Chris Bowling, a junior journalism student, and Natasha Rausch, a senior journalism student, placed first and sixth respectively in the enterprise reporting competition of The Hearst Journalism Awards Program.


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Kerr and Penrice place third in BEA Festival of Media Arts
Feb 15 2017 - 11:15am

by Savanah Baker

Senior Mekenzie Kerr and sophomore Zachary Penrice, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students, both placed third in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.


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13 CoJMC faculty and staff honored by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association
Feb 6 2017 - 3:45pm

by Savanah Baker

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association honored 13 faculty and staff from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications for their contribution to students. Each honoree received the Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students presented at an annual recognition ceremony on Friday, Feb. 3. The ceremony was organized by the Division of Student Affairs and co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Teaching Council and University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association.


Dean Maria Marron
Dean attends Carnegie-Knight meeting
Feb 6 2017 - 10:30am

Dean Maria Marron attended the Carnegie-Knight deans’ meeting in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 6 - 7. Among the topics for discussion were Diversity, and the Future of Journalism in the Trump Era. The Knight Foundation is committed to enhancing diversity in newsrooms — and in classrooms— and highlighted the Ida B. Wells Society for investigative reporting. Nikole Hannah-Jones, reporter, The New York Times Magazine; founder of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, a training and mentorship organization aimed at increasing the number of investigative reporters of color, spoke about how diversity in newsrooms has not increased since the 1960s and how important it is for students and journalists of color to learn investigative techniques.


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