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.
The Society of Professional Journalists has chosen Sue Burzynski Bullard, associate professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award.
Four students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism participated in the 26th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program July 20-Aug. 16 at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Rebekka Schlichting earned first-and second-place awards in the 2014 National Native Media Awards competition. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Native and non-Native journalists across the U.S. and Canada.
Jacht Ad Lab is taking it to the next level this summer with their largest summer crew yet. Jacht brings together highly motivated students from any major who are passionate about applying their knowledge and skills to the advertising and public relations fields.
Jenna Jaynes is one of five winners of the first BTN LiveBIG Student Solutions Journalism Awards. BTN challenged students from Big Ten universities to tell compelling and important stories through the BTN LiveBIG Share a Solution program.
China’s budding journalists hunger for more critical reporting about their nation — and call for less censorship of the news media there, according to a recent survey of journalism students conducted by UNL's Joe Weber and a Shantou University colleague.
Kaylee Everly, of Fremont, placed second in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s National Championships held in Washington, D.C., June 2-5, 2014. Overall, UNL finished second in the Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition; fourth in the Intercollegiate Broadcast News Competition; and tenth in the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition.
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars has awarded Gary Kebbel, a professor of journalism, a Fulbright Specialist grant. Kebbel will be working with the U. S. Mission to the Africa Union, a cooperative organization of 54 African nations where he will be consulting with the Africa Union on its draft strategic communication plan. This is his second Fulbright Specialist grant award.
The Advertising Educational Foundation has selected advertising and public relations assistant professor (Bryan) Ming Wang for a two-week Visiting Professor Program fellowship. Wang will spend two weeks with Grey Advertising in New York City from June 2 to 13.