College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

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Kirkpatrick selected for Research Development Fellows program

Oct 16 2021 - 7:15am

Ciera Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of advertising and public relations, was selected Oct. 15 to participate in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Development Fellows Program.  

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Paige Cornwell

Former University of Nebraska–Lincoln Student on Pulitzer Prize Winning Team

Apr 26 2015 - 7:00pm

Paige Cornwell, a former journalism major of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications was part of a team at The Seattle Times that won the Pulitzer this week for breaking news.

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Matt Waite Awarded Challenge Grant to Hack Journalism Curriculum

Apr 23 2015 - 7:00pm

Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism, won a $35,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, administered through the Online News Association and funded by five major foundations. Waite is one of eleven winners nationwide.

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Students pictured: Joseph Hoile, Mara Klecker, Natasha Rausch, Vanessa Daves, Brent BonFleur, Jane Ngo, Christopher Heady

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Students Receive Scholarships from Omaha Press Club Foundation

Apr 22 2015 - 7:00pm

Three students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications won prestigious Omaha Press Club Foundation scholarships worth $8,000 for their reporting and writing skills. They will receive their awards at a dinner in Omaha on April 24.

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Shipley Retirement Reception is May 1

Apr 21 2015 - 7:00pm

A reception for Linda Shipley, William H. Kearns Distinguished Professor of Journalism and professor of advertising, is 3-4:30 p.m. May 1 in the Heritage Room Nebraska Union. Shipley retires at the end of the academic year.

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Nebraska Press Association Recognizes Five University of Nebraska–Lincoln Students

Apr 20 2015 - 7:00pm

Five University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students swept the top honors at the Nebraska Press Association’s annual collegiate writing and photojournalism competitions last week.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln NSAC Celebrates 11 Consecutive Years

Apr 19 2015 - 7:00pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications recently completed 11 consecutive years of participation in the National Student Advertising Competition with a second-place finish in the District 9 regional competition. In addition to the runner-up prize, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln team also received the Best Creative Award and Michael Goff was recognized as the District 9 Advisor of the Year.

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Jake Bunger

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Student Wins National Competition to Connect PepsiCo and Musical Acts

Apr 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Lincoln, April 16, 2015 -- Jake Bunger, a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, won the PepsiCo Meeting of the Minds competition, a nationwide contest that challenged college students to come up with a concept that would tie the company to emerging musicians. Bunger won a summer marketing internship in New York City and a special meeting with PepsiCo executives.

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Jennifer Gotrik

CoJMC grad earns Fulbright to Turkey

Apr 14 2015 - 7:00pm

Jennifer Gotrik, an August 2014 graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in Turkey. She will be an English Teaching assistant to Turkish university students.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln Students win Eric Sevareid Awards at Midwest Journalism Conference

Apr 13 2015 - 7:00pm

The annual Midwest Journalism Conference recognized the 2015 Eric Sevareid Award winners from the six-state region. University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students and faculty won four first place awards.

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Barney McCoy

Barney McCoy Receives Award of Excellence at Canada International Film Festival

Apr 9 2015 - 7:00pm

A documentary directed by Barney McCoy will be honored with an Award of Excellence by the 2015 Canada International Film Festival. McCoy is associate professor of broadcasting at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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