College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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Kirkpatrick selected for Research Development Fellows program

Oct 16 2021 - 7:15am

Ciera Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, was selected Oct. 15 to participate in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Development Fellows Program.  

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Extra credit workshops for Visual Communications students

Sep 22 2021 - 12:15pm

Students taking any visual communications courses (JOMC 131, 132 or 133) can get hands-on experience to help with learning software and equipment through a series of instructor-led workshops that take place in person at the scheduled date and time in Room 27 in Andersen Hall. They're free and each workshop counts as 2 points of extra credit. Students can earn up to a total of 10 points per class of extra credit.

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Sail towards your dream career at Jacht!

Sep 1 2021 - 4:15pm

Through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications, students will have the opportunity to join Jacht, a full-service, student-run advertising agency. Not a part of the CoJMC? Jacht is open to all students! Our agency provides clients with research, strategic branding, videography, photography, social media strategy, and various design deliverables. With the help and guidance of faculty, Jacht provides students with the chance to apply what they learned in the classroom by working with clients on real world projects. Jacht offers a unique opportunity to create the first draft of your career while still in college.

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A Note from Dean Veil

Aug 31 2021 - 9:15am

As we work through the pandemic, there will likely be additional updates to campus policies. I appreciate your patience and participation. Please continue to wear a mask indoors and keep your smartphone handy to show your status card on the Safer Community App for building access. Walk-in vaccine clinics are available at the University Health Center Pharmacy Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are not fully vaccinated, make sure you are completing your weekly Covid-19 tests to keep your status green for building access.

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Hachtmann honored with AEJMC Advertising Division’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Aug 25 2021 - 10:15am

Professor of advertising and publications and sports media & communication Frauke Hachtmann was honored with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) Advertising Division’s Distinguished Teaching Award on August 8, 2021.

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Hassler and Graves teach Solutions Journalism to Kenyan journalists

Aug 22 2021 - 6:45am

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty members Michelle Carr Hassler and Chris Graves helped 13 Kenyan female journalists learn about solutions journalism in July as part of a U.S. Department of State program. 

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Recent faculty accomplishments: August 2021

Aug 20 2021 - 4:15pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty have achieved several noteworthy accomplishments in August 2021.

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Six new faculty join the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Aug 20 2021 - 12:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications welcomes six new faculty to the team this fall. Joining us are Assistant Professors of Advertising and Public Relations, Kelli Boling and Ciera Kirkpatrick, Visiting Professor of Photojournalism, Shoun Hill, Assistant Professors of Sports Media and Communication, Brian Petrotta and Jason Stamm and Assistant Professor of Practice in Advertising and Public Relations, Brian Hubbard.

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More join the Experience Lab as Professionals in Residence

Aug 20 2021 - 8:30am

Four more Lincoln-area professionals have joined the Experience Lab as professionals in residence (PIRs) at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Sports editor of the Seward County Independent, Stephanie Croston, co-host of Severe and Benning in the Morning at NRG Media Omaha, Mike’l Severe, studio/remote production supervisor at Nebraska Public Media, Ryan Dobesh, and sports reporter at The Omaha World-Herald, Dirk Chatelain, will work with students this fall. Professionals will work one-on-one with program participants to provide mentorship and feedback.

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Marron wins the Donna Allen Award for Feminist Advocacy

Aug 20 2021 - 5:30am

Professor of journalism Maria Marron was honored with the Donna Allen Award for Feminist Advocacy by the Commission on the Status of Women, during the annual (virtual) convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC).

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CoJMC celebrates August 2021 graduates

Aug 19 2021 - 7:00pm

Congratulations to the 25 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students who received their degrees at the August 2021 commencement, and a special congratulations to the 2020 alumni who were able to attend this commencement.

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