by Molly Chapple
Professor Adam Wagler was recently invited to serve as a student success fellow for the office of the Executive Vice Chancellor (EVC) fellows program. Wagler is one of 12 who were chosen as fellows.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won second place overall in the national 2017 Hearst Intercollegiate Journalism Awards.
Eleven students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications took home the grand prize at the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards ceremony May 23 in Washington, D.C.
It was the first time in the event's 49-year history that the top prize went to a college group. Other division winners included National Geographic, The New Yorker, HBO and Univision.
by Alli Inglebright
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) won third place in the 2017 Bateman Case Study Competition in Chicago. The team received $1,500 and a plaque. This is the third year the CoJMC has had a Bateman team.
Lynn Yen and Aidan Connolly, senior journalism students, at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, are participating in the Dow Jones News Fund (DJNF) internship program this summer.
Calla Kessler, a senior journalism student in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, is a finalist in the Hearst Photojournalism Competition for her photo story “Fostering a Future” and a variety of news, portrait and sports photos taken throughout the year. Kessler has qualified for the national championship held May 29 – June 2, in San Francisco. She was one of six students selected from 197 entries received nationwide.
by Savanah Baker
Lauren Brown-Hulme, a junior political science and journalism student in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, won the Hearst Personality/Profile Writing Competition with her story Shepherd of the Streets. Brown-Hulme received a $2,600 award and qualified for the national championship held May 29 – June 2, in San Francisco. She was one of 10 students selected from 114 entries submitted from 62 schools nationwide.
by Alli Inglebright
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted an Adobe Creative Jam on Thursday, April 27, at Andersen Hall. This was the first time the Creative Jam was hosted on University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s campus, and the event drew competitors from multiple disciplines.
By Savanah Baker and Alli Inglebright
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation for Human Rights on Monday, May 1. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in journalism at the collegiate level that focuses on social injustices and human rights. Only one school receives the award each year. The CoJMC was recognized for its work Wounds of Whiteclay.
Maria Marron, dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored with the L.J. Hortin Distinguished Alumna Award by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, April 20.