by Alli Inglebright
Students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications have a lot to be thankful for this year. With Thanksgiving break starting Wednesday, Nov. 22, students are making plans for the three day break and thinking about what they are grateful for.
Sarah Jo Lambert is one of 20 senior students who have been selected as UNL Homecoming royalty finalists. She is an advertising and public relations major and English and Spanish double minor.
Journalism professor Gary Kebbel has been named a national reviewer of Fulbright applications for its Specialist Program. Kebbel is the first faculty member in the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications to join other media experts on the Communications and Journalism Peer Review Committee for Fulbright Specialists.
Jacht Ad Lab is celebrating its five-year anniversary this fall with more than 30 students and the addition of two more highly skilled professionals as consultants and adjunct professors.
Professor Laurie Thomas Lee of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln authored a chapter in “The Social Media Industries.” The book looks at how social media is evolving as an industry.
Dean Maria Marron of The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications has renamed scholarships funded by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association as the George M. (Marty) Riemenschneider Nebraska Broadcasters Association Scholarships.
"I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice" by Joe Starita and narrated by Alice Timm is the first Nebraska Library Commission studio production to be offered through the Library of Congress' Braille and Audio Reading Download service.
The Nebraska Broadcasters Association has welcomed University of Nebraska-Lincoln and College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumna Lynne Grasz-Hall into the NBA Hall of Fame. Grasz-Hall has a series of “firsts” during her long-running career in broadcasting.
ADPR professors Adam Wagler and Dane Kiambi took home top awards in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Education advertising division’s paper competition. The awards were presented at the AEJMC’s annual convention in Montréal in August.