CoJMC News

CoJMC professor’s documentary to be screened across the U.S.

Oct 12 2018 - 10:15am

by Molly Chapple

 “Black Jack Pershing: Love and War” will be screened at various locations across the country in the next several months, including Texas, California, Missouri, Idaho, Kansas and Nebraska.

CoJMC News

Sue Burzynski Bullard, associate professor of journalism
Bullard announces phased retirement
Mar 26 2018 - 5:30am

Associate Professor Sue Burzynski Bullard has announced she will pursue phased retirement. Bullard will move to a half-time appointment during the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years, before departing from the University in May 2020.

Weber named Graduate Chair in CoJMC
Mar 21 2018 - 11:15am

Joseph Weber, the Jerry and Karla Huse Professor of News-Editorial and an associate professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was named Graduate Chair by CoJMC Interim Dean Amy Struthers and Tim Carr, Interim Dean of University of Nebraska–Lincoln Grad Studies.

Professor of Practice Matt Waite will teach a pop-up class in Spring 2018.
Pop-up classes pop at CoJMC
Mar 20 2018 - 2:00pm

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications launched a series of pop-up classes during the 2018 spring semester.

Diversity and Modern Media
Former NFL player presents lecture at CoJMC
Mar 14 2018 - 11:45am

by Molly Chapple

Former NFL player Reggie Rivers – now a journalist, author and motivational speaker – delivered a public lecture "The Business of Football: Leadership Strategies from the NFL" at the CoJMC on Feb. 27.

Penrice headshot
CoJMC students wins grand prize in national media competition
Mar 14 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

Broadcasting student Zach Penrice, a broadcasting and journalism double-major at the CoJMC, recently took home a grand prize win at the 55th annual National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competitions. 

Jay Wilkinson
CoJMC alum leverages company as a force of good
Mar 12 2018 - 11:45am

by Alli Inglebright

Jay Wilkinson, CEO and founder of Firespring and CoJMC alum, knew he wanted to leave a legacy behind honoring his father.

“My father was a huge support to me throughout my childhood,” Wilkinson said “He was the best dad a kid could have. He was my Boy Scout leader, the coach of my youth sports teams and never missed a single game or activity. My dream was to someday acquire enough wealth that I could do something big in his honor like have a park or hospital wing named after him.”

MPMS Group
Nebraska students attend Most Promising Multicultural Students conference
Mar 7 2018 - 10:30am

by Alli Inglebright

Four Nebraska students participated in the American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Multicultural Students (MPMS) program. The program connects the advertising industry with the nation’s top multicultural college seniors. The students attended a four-day conference in New York City where they had the opportunity to network with top industry leaders.

Trebek and Hotovy
CoJMC senior makes appearance on “Jeopardy!”
Mar 6 2018 - 1:30pm

by Molly Chapple

Alex Hotovy, a senior ADPR and history double-major, recently competed in the popular TV game show “Jeopardy!” The episode was filmed on Nov. 8. 2017, and aired on Jan. 8, 2018.

ADDY winners
CoJMC students bring home six ADDY awards
Feb 28 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong presence at the 2018 ADDY Awards held on Saturday, Feb. 17. The CoJMC students brought home a total of six ADDYs (two Golds and four Silvers) in six different categories. Many students and faculty attended the event at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Omaha celebrating award-winning work from the industry and students.

An original sculpture by professor Katie Krcmarik.
CoJMC professor finds hobby in sculpting
Feb 26 2018 - 11:15am

by Jamdan Clang, graduate student

With a blow torch in one hand and a piece of metal pipe in the other, CoJMC professor Katie Krcmarik looks like she just stepped out of your favorite horror movie. What she’s doing, however, is anything but scary.


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