Is part of your New Year’s resolution to get more involved? There are plenty of awesome opportunities right here! Below is a list of CoJMC organizations and advisers.
Mara Klecker finishes second in Hearst Personality Profile Writing and UNL CoJMC Places Second in the NationApr 2 2015 - 7:00pm
Mara Klecker placed second in the Hearst personality profile writing competition. She wins a $2,000 scholarship for her piece titled, “At home in America: ‘I am so thankful.’” Chris Heady tied for 14th place with his piece, “Road to recovery: Former Husker Anthony Steels overcomes drug addiction.” There were 99 entries in this competition, submitted from 56 schools.
The Society of Professional Journalists recognized the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 7. UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications students won 10 awards in 10 different categories – a first for the university.
Shelby Wolfe placed second in the Hearst multimedia competition for her multimedia presentation, “Relying on the sea: Pollution threatens the livelihood of green mussel farmers.” She wins a $2,000 scholarship.
Sierra Ramsay placed ninth in the Hearst multimedia competition for her multimedia presentation, “Rising from the rubbish: A mother’s impact on a village of trash pickers.” This story is about a woman who spends most of her time picking through trash at Bantar Gebang, Indonesia’s largest trash dump.
Jerry Warren graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1952 with a degree in journalism. He died on Friday, March 20 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 84.
Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been invited to present at the Arab Media Forum sponsored by the Dubai Press Club.
Dr. Maria B. Marron, Dean of UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications has been selected to serve as editor of Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. Marron will officially begin her second four-year term as editor of the quarterly journal on Oct. 1, 2015.
Sriyani Tidball, assistant professor of practice of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications was selected as a “woman of character, courage and commitment” by the UNL Women’s Center as a part of the Women’s Week 2015 celebration.
Five students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications will share in $11,500 in scholarships that the Omaha Press Club Foundation will award on April 24.
Charlsie Bastian and Joslyn Maenner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished in the Top 30 teams nationwide of the Washington Media Plan Case Competition.