College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Linda R. Beermann

Obituary: Linda R. Beermann

Nov 28 2022 - 3:45pm

Linda R. Beermann of Lincoln, a pathbreaking television weather reporter and newscaster and community volunteer, died at home of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2022, after enjoying a Thanksgiving holiday with friends, family, a new kitten and FaceTiming with grandchildren. She was 76 years old.

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Shari Veil in the Agency

Dean's Update: October 2022

Oct 12 2022 - 3:15pm

Thank you to all those who joined us for our Homecoming Celebration! We had a wonderful turnout of alumni and had the opportunity to show off the work-in-progress on our new studio and newsroom. The Ribbon Cutting on the new Don and Lorena Meier Studio will be on Nov. 17. Please join us if you are in the area! 

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Students and donors at the scholarship brunch

Donors and students recognized at scholarship brunch

Oct 12 2022 - 1:30pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications named scholarship donors and the students they support were recognized at a scholarship recognition brunch in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus Union on Oct. 8, 2022.

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Cassie Brenner

Obituary: Cassie Brenner

Oct 10 2022 - 3:00pm

Cassie Brenner's family made only one ask of funeral-goers in the Lincoln woman's obituary. "Please help us celebrate her by wearing colors that represent her beautiful personality," the family wrote.

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Nick Bisesi

Obituary: Nick Bisesi

Oct 7 2022 - 6:00pm

Nicholas “Nick” Anthony Bisesi, passed away suddenly Sunday, October 2, 2022.  He was 22 years old.  Born in Lancaster, Ohio on September 7, 2000, to Tony and Niki Bisesi.  Nick had lived in Lincoln, Nebraska since 2009.

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Andersen Hall

Homecoming weekend at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Oct 7 2022 - 5:00pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a lot to celebrate during UNL’s 2022 Homecoming weekend. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Norberto (Rob) Ayala-Flores, 1984 graduate, was honored as a multicultural homecoming distinguished alumni at the multicultural social sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association and the Alumni of Color Network.

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Students and candidates at the debate

Congressional debate at Andersen Hall provides students with an experiential learning opportunity

Oct 7 2022 - 2:30pm

KLKN Channel 8 hosted a final debate between District One competitors State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks and Rep. Mike Flood at Andersen Hall the evening of Sunday, Oct. 3.

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Peyton Thomas

Hands-on opportunities in sports broadcasting led Peyton Thomas to Nebraska

Oct 6 2022 - 11:15am

Throughout his college career, senior Peyton Thomas has dived head-first into opportunities on campus—from broadcasting on national television to leading multiple student groups. When he was a high schooler in Seattle, his cousin—a Nebraska student—showed him the College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the unique, hands-on projects he was working on, something Thomas hadn’t seen at other universities. 

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Heather Engdahl of Civic Rights Nebraska speaks to 250 students in UNL's College of Journalism and Mass Communications about voting rights, the importance of voting, voter suppression, gerrymandering and making a voting plan (Photo courtesy of Kelli Boling).

UNL students explore democracy on campus, join national efforts

Oct 6 2022 - 11:00am

On Sept. 15, hundreds of students across the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications participated in the national Democracy Day effort to raise awareness of threats facing American democracy.

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Chancellor Ronnie Green

Four earn University Service Awards

Oct 6 2022 - 10:45am

Four faculty members in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications earned University Service Awards in 2022. Recipients were honored during the Employee Service Awards ceremony on Sept. 28 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The CoJMC service award recipients are:

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Huskers on the Move graphic

Huskers on the Move: October 2022

Oct 6 2022 - 10:15am

Congratulations to these CoJMC alumni who have made big strides in their careers! This month's featured alumni include recent graduates starting new jobs, alumni honored with prestigious national awards and awards in higher education.

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