College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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UNL’s 2022 National Student Advertising Competition Team announced

Dec 3 2021 - 3:45pm

Seventeen students were selected for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2022 National Student Advertising Competition team.

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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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Join a CoJMC Recognized Student Organization

Jan 17 2018 - 2:15pm

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.

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Student-led reporting project featured at the Nebraska History Museum

Jan 17 2018 - 2:00pm

by Molly Chapple

A multimedia reporting project produced by students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications is now part of a five-month long exhibit at the Nebraska History Museum.

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Jacht adapts new leadership approach for upcoming semester

Jan 12 2018 - 11:15am

Jacht Ad Lab, the student-run advertising agency at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (University of Nebraska–Lincoln), is taking a new approach when it comes to the leadership style for the spring semester.

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Waite receives J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award

Jan 10 2018 - 11:30am

College of Journalism and Mass Communications professor Matt Waite has been awarded the J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award. Waite, founder of the Drone Journalism Lab at the CoJMC, teaches reporting and digital product development classes. He has conducted numerous workshops to teach journalists about drone certification and safety, including workshops at universities nationwide through the Poynter Institute.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln depth report recognized among best global public health stories of 2017

Jan 4 2018 - 1:15pm

A depth report by 11 University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students was named among the best global public health stories of 2017 by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Johns Hopkins editors ranked the student report No. 2 behind one by The New York Times – but ahead of health stories published in The Atlantic, National Geographic, The Guardian and Reuters. 

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln journalism student takes first in national contest

Dec 19 2017 - 10:45am

Marcella Mercer, a senior journalism major at  the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has taken first place in the feature writing category of the 2017-2018 Hearst Journalism Awards Competition for her story, “Fathers and Sons.” Hearst judges selected Mercer’s story No. 1 from among 154 entries submitted by 82 journalism programs. 

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Study abroad this spring in Ireland with the CoJMC!

Dec 12 2017 - 3:00pm

Students can get hands-on experience as they travel to Ireland this spring under the direction of professor Amy Struthers and CoJMC Dean Maria Marron, a native of Ireland. The class, JOMC/ADPR 491/891: Ireland: Culture and Media, will begin Sunday, May 13, 2018, and end Monday, May 28, 2018. 

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CoJMC students work with nonprofit in Uganda

Dec 12 2017 - 10:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Students in professor Nancy Mitchell’s honors seminar built a campaign strategy for a nonprofit across the world during their first semester of college.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln PRSSA brings home multiple Paper Anvil Awards

Dec 11 2017 - 1:30pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) brought home four awards of excellence Thursday at the Nebraska Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Paper Anvil Awards in La Vista on Dec. 6. 

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