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Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism, won a $35,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, administered through the Online News Association and funded by five major foundations. Waite is one of eleven winners nationwide.
Three students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications won prestigious Omaha Press Club Foundation scholarships worth $8,000 for their reporting and writing skills. They will receive their awards at a dinner in Omaha on April 24.
A reception for Linda Shipley, William H. Kearns Distinguished Professor of Journalism and professor of advertising, is 3-4:30 p.m. May 1 in the Heritage Room Nebraska Union. Shipley retires at the end of the academic year.
Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students swept the top honors at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual collegiate writing and photojournalism competitions last week.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently completed 11 consecutive years of participation in the National Student Advertising Competition with a second-place finish in the District 9 regional competition. In addition to the runner-up prize, the UNL team also received the Best Creative Award and Michael Goff was recognized as the District 9 Advisor of the Year.
Lincoln, April 16, 2015 -- Jake Bunger, a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, won the PepsiCo Meeting of the Minds competition, a nationwide contest that challenged college students to come up with a concept that would tie the company to emerging musicians. Bunger won a summer marketing internship in New York City and a special meeting with PepsiCo executives.
Jennifer Gotrik, an August 2014 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in Turkey. She will be an English Teaching assistant to Turkish university students.
The annual Midwest Journalism Conference recognized the 2015 Eric Sevareid Award winners from the six-state region. UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications students and faculty won four first place awards.
A documentary directed by Barney McCoy will be honored with an Award of Excellence by the 2015 Canada International Film Festival. McCoy is associate professor of broadcasting at the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
The National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) has partnered with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF's End Trafficking project to create Shut Out Trafficking, a program to raise awareness against human trafficking on ten university and college campuses across the United States during the 2014-2015 academic year.