CoJMC News

CoJMC brings home SPJ and Sevareid journalism awards

Apr 23 2018 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has recognized the best college journalism students in Region 7 with 2017 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards. The awards ceremony was held in Ames, Iowa, on April 14.

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CoJMC senior accepts prestigious internship opportunity
Feb 14 2018 - 2:15pm

by Molly Chapple

Karla Martinez, senior advertising and public relations major at the CoJMC, was recently accepted to the 2017 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). The program is sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) and provides students with a full-time, paid internship.

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NET reporter visits CoJMC
Feb 12 2018 - 12:45pm

by Andrianna Jacobs, sophomore journalism and broadcast student

On its face, covering agriculture seems like a narrow beat for a journalist, but a reporter for NET News and Harvest Public Media told students his work touches on economics, politics, science, health care, immigration and other areas far beyond farms across the Nebraska.

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CoJMC professor receives 25th Parents' Recognition Award
Feb 12 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

Rick Alloway, broadcasting professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was recently awarded his 25th Parents’ Recognition Award. Professor Donald Lee, from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, also received his 25th award. They set a record for the number of times a University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty members has won that recognition.

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CoJMC students use virtual reality to create an immersive storytelling experience
Feb 12 2018 - 11:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Storytelling can take many forms, and students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications learn a variety of ways to tell stories. Two students are exploring new ways to use technology to tell stories in a more immersive way.

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Struthers works to infuse CoJMC with energy and excitement
Feb 7 2018 - 2:00pm

by Alli Inglebright

Amy Struthers had big dreams when she was a child.

“I wanted to be an astronaut when I was little,” Struthers said. “Then I got sick on a Tilt-a-Whirl and realized I couldn’t handle G-force.”

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Mosaic class participates in poverty simulation
Feb 6 2018 - 11:15am

Students in the Nebraska Mosaic course recently participated in a simulation to gain insight into the day-to-day realities faced by families in poverty.

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CoJMC senior wins two national awards
Feb 1 2018 - 1:15pm

by Molly Chapple

Calla Kessler, senior journalism major at the CoJMC, was recently named the winner of two major journalism awards.

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CoJMC students win national awards
Jan 26 2018 - 10:30am

by Alli Inglebright

CoJMC students Tyler Schank and Adam Warner won second and fifth place, respectively, in the 2017-2018 Hearst Multimedia/Narrative Storytelling - Features Competition for their stories covering issues in Uganda. The students competed against 76 entries from 44 schools.

CoJMC honors class visits Washington, D.C.
Jan 24 2018 - 12:00pm

by Alli Inglebright

Students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications spent five days visiting monuments and attractions in Washington, D.C. The 20 students were in John Bender’s freshman honors seminar in freedom of expression.

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CoJMC professors partner with NET to develop virtual reality tour
Jan 24 2018 - 8:45am

by Molly Chapple

CoJMC professors Adam Wagler and Michael Hanus are working with Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) on a collaborative effort to test the limits of virtual reality (VR) education. 


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