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 students share what they are thankful for

Nov 20 2017 - 11:45am

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.

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Media & Politics conference draws large crowd, sparks important conversations

Nov 16 2017 - 10:30am

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted a daylong discussion on how journalists can effectively cover the news during the Trump administration.

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Global Eyewitness leaves student with special memory

Nov 16 2017 - 10:30am

by Kennedy Martinez, Junior Advertising and Public Relations major

A look inside Adam Warner’s special story from his time in Uganda with Global Eyewitness. Warner and the rest of the Global Eyewitness team will present their multimedia projects on November 16.

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CoJMC Grad Coordinates Big Change in Lincoln Community

Nov 16 2017 - 10:30am

By Raquel Hughes, Junior Advertising and Public Relations Major

Most people see pocket change as an annoyance, but for Erin Lenz it means so much more.

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CoJMC alumna launches new student organization

Nov 13 2017 - 11:30am

by Alli Inglebright

Molly Chapple, a College of Journalism and Mass Communications alumna and graduate student, has started an organization aimed at empowering women in Lincoln.

The organization, called Unleash Strong Women, will raise funds and collect feminine hygiene products for poor and homeless women in Lincoln. The products will be donated to the People’s City Mission.

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Former Google marketing executive and alumna visits the CoJMC

Nov 8 2017 - 10:30am

by Alli Inglebright

Cindy McCaffrey visited the College of Journalism and Mass Communications last week and brought an entire career worth of knowledge with her. She was visiting University of Nebraska–Lincoln for the Alumni Masters Week.

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McCaffrey scholarship encourages students to embrace how technology shapes and defines journalism

Nov 8 2017 - 7:15am

For students at Nebraska’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications the topic of technology is a hot one because of the ever-evolving way in which we use it to communicate big and small. That is why the emerging media scholarship created by alumnus Cindy McCaffrey is a big deal.

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Three CoJMC students receive Most Promising Multicultural Student (MPMS) awards

Nov 6 2017 - 11:15am

by Molly Chapple

Three College of Journalism and Mass Communications students were recently named Most Promising Multicultural Students by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Anna Fobair, Julia Nguyen and Wellesley Michael were each awarded the honor. Carlos Velasco, graphic design major and creative director at Jacht Ad Lab, also received the award.

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Polline Angeyo lifts her wig to reveal scars from the 1995 LRA attack on her home village of Awach in northern Uganda. Polline's story is one of many which will be told at the Global Eyewitness showcase Nov. 16.

Global Eyewitness showcase set for Nov. 16

Nov 2 2017 - 12:00pm

by Molly Chapple

Photojournalism students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications will present “Global Eyewitness Uganda: Stories of Life, Death & Hope” Thursday, Nov. 16. The students, who were part of the Global Eyewitness photojournalism program, will display their photos from last spring’s trip to Uganda.

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Wounds of Whiteclay project recognized at two local events

Oct 30 2017 - 12:15pm

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications depth reporting class will be recognized for its Wounds of Whiteclay project at two upcoming events. The class will be honored for its exemplary journalism that came out of the project, culminating in the 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Journalism grand prize.

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