College of Journalism and Mass Communications News

Ciera Kirkpatrick Headshot

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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Sriyani Tidball and Jamie Williams

Sriyani Tidball and Jamie Williams Participate in Shut Out Trafficking

Apr 8 2015 - 7:00pm

The National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) has partnered with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF's End Trafficking project to create Shut Out Trafficking, a program to raise awareness against human trafficking on ten university and college campuses across the United States during the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Hearst Awards

Mara Klecker finishes second in Hearst Personality Profile Writing and University of Nebraska–Lincoln CoJMC Places Second in the Nation

Apr 2 2015 - 7:00pm

Mara Klecker placed second in the Hearst personality profile writing competition. She wins a $2,000 scholarship for her piece titled, “At home in America: ‘I am so thankful.’” Chris Heady tied for 14th place with his piece, “Road to recovery: Former Husker Anthony Steels overcomes drug addiction.” There were 99 entries in this competition, submitted from 56 schools.

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CoJMC students win 10 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards

University of Nebraska–Lincoln wins 10 SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Mar 29 2015 - 7:00pm

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 7. University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications students won 10 awards in 10 different categories – a first for the university.

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Shelby Wolfe and Sierra Ramsay

Shelby Wolfe finishes second and Sierra Ramsay finishes ninth in Hearst multimedia competition

Mar 26 2015 - 7:00pm

Shelby Wolfe placed second in the Hearst multimedia competition for her multimedia presentation, “Relying on the sea: Pollution threatens the livelihood of green mussel farmers.” She wins a $2,000 scholarship.

Sierra Ramsay placed ninth in the Hearst multimedia competition for her multimedia presentation, “Rising from the rubbish: A mother’s impact on a village of trash pickers.” This story is about a woman who spends most of her time picking through trash at Bantar Gebang, Indonesia’s largest trash dump.

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Jerry Warren

CoJMC Graduate Jerry Warren, Press Aide to Presidents Nixon and Ford, Dies at 84

Mar 25 2015 - 7:00pm

Jerry Warren graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1952 with a degree in journalism. He died on Friday, March 20 in Arlington, Virginia at the age of 84.

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Matt Waite

Matt Waite to Present at the Arab Media Forum in Dubai

Mar 23 2015 - 7:00pm

Matt Waite, professor of practice in journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, has been invited to present at the Arab Media Forum sponsored by the Dubai Press Club.

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CoJMC Dean Maria Marron

Dean Marron re-appointed AEJMC Educator editor

Mar 22 2015 - 7:00pm

Dr. Maria B. Marron, Dean of University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications has been selected to serve as editor of Journalism and Mass Communication Educator.  Marron will officially begin her second four-year term as editor of the quarterly journal on Oct. 1, 2015.

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Sriyani Tidball

Tidball honored by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Women’s Center

Mar 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Sriyani Tidball, assistant professor of practice of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications was selected as a “woman of character, courage and commitment” by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Women’s Center as a part of the Women’s Week 2015 celebration.

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L-R: Brent BonFleur, Vanessa Daves, Madison Wurtele, Joseph Hoile Not pictured: Jane Ngo

Omaha Press Club Foundation to Award Scholarships

Mar 15 2015 - 7:00pm

Five students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications will share in $11,500 in scholarships that the Omaha Press Club Foundation will award on April 24.

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Joslyn Maenner and Charlsie Bastian

Two CoJMC students advance to national Media Case Competition

Mar 3 2015 - 6:00pm

Charlsie Bastian and Joslyn Maenner of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications finished in the Top 30 teams nationwide of the Washington Media Plan Case Competition.

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