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New positions will contribute to the future of CoJMC

Jul 26 2021 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is searching for new faculty and staff to support our recently approved strategic plan. The new positions will contribute to the launch of the Experience Lab, our exploration of alternative business models for local and community journalism and the expansion of research and creative activity in the college. We are searching for three faculty positions, including an assistant professor of media law, an assistant professor of practice in media production and an associate dean for research and faculty affairs, and a staff technical director.

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Jenna Jaynes

Jenna Jaynes wins BTN LiveBIG journalism award

Jun 10 2014 - 7:00pm

Jenna Jaynes is one of five winners of the first BTN LiveBIG Student Solutions Journalism Awards. BTN challenged students from Big Ten universities to tell compelling and important stories through the BTN LiveBIG Share a Solution program.

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Joe Weber

Survey shows Chinese journalism students seek less news censorship

Jun 4 2014 - 7:00pm

China’s budding journalists hunger for more critical reporting about their nation — and call for less censorship of the news media there, according to a recent survey of journalism students conducted by University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Joe Weber and a Shantou University colleague.

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Kaylee Everly

Kaylee Everly places second in National Hearst Journalism Competition

Jun 4 2014 - 7:00pm

Kaylee Everly, of Fremont, placed second in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s National Championships held in Washington, D.C., June 2-5, 2014. Overall, University of Nebraska–Lincoln finished second in the Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition; fourth in the Intercollegiate Broadcast News Competition; and tenth in the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition.

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Gary Kebbel

Gary Kebbel awarded a Fulbright Specialist Grant

Jun 2 2014 - 7:00pm

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars has awarded Gary Kebbel, a professor of journalism, a Fulbright Specialist grant. Kebbel will be working with the U. S. Mission to the Africa Union, a cooperative organization of 54 African nations where he will be consulting with the Africa Union on its draft strategic communication plan. This is his second Fulbright Specialist grant award.

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(Bryan) Ming Wang

Wang selected for advertising visiting professor fellowship

Jun 1 2014 - 7:00pm

The Advertising Educational Foundation has selected advertising and public relations assistant professor (Bryan) Ming Wang for a two-week Visiting Professor Program fellowship. Wang will spend two weeks with Grey Advertising in New York City from June 2 to 13.

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2014 UNL NSAC team

University of Nebraska–Lincoln finishes in the top eight in national advertising competition

May 28 2014 - 7:00pm The University of Nebraska-Lincoln finished in the top eight in the 2014 National Student Advertising Competition in Boca Raton, Fla., on May 29. Hosted by the American Advertising Federation, the NSAC taps into the mindset of Millennials by challenging undergraduate advertising students across the United States to think creatively and strategically on behalf of the country’s most recognizable brands each year. Read more about University of Nebraska–Lincoln finishes in the top eight in national advertising competition
Chelsea Eaton

Broadcast Student Wins NPW Scholarship

May 27 2014 - 7:00pm

Chelsea Eaton is the 2014 Nebraska Press Women Memorial Scholarship winner. She is a junior broadcasting major from Minneapolis, Minn. This summer she's headed to New York City for an internship with "The Chew," a food talk show on the ABC network.

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“Transcendental Meditation in America: How a New Age Movement Remade a Small Town in Iowa”

Iowa hub for Transcendental Meditation is focus of Weber's work

May 18 2014 - 7:00pm

University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of journalism Joseph Weber traces how Fairfield, Iowa, became the unlikely home to the spiritual movement favored by the Beatles and other 1960s and 1970s celebrities. “Transcendental Meditation in America: How a New Age Movement Remade a Small Town in Iowa” investigates how “meditators” have influenced the town’s economy, politics, religious and social culture, and even its architecture.

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James OHanlon

O'Hanlon honored for continued leadership

May 5 2014 - 7:00pm

The leadership of Jim O'Hanlon, interim dean for the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was honored during University of Nebraska–Lincoln's promotion and tenure celebration on April 29. O'Hanlon was presented with University of Nebraska–Lincoln's first James P. O'Hanlon Academic Leadership Award by Ellen Weissinger, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, and Ronnie Green, vice chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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New Handbook of International Marketing Research

Hachtmann authors chapter in "The New Handbook of International Advertising Research"

May 4 2014 - 7:00pm

Professor Frauke Hachtmann of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln authored a chapter in “The New Handbook of International Advertising Research.” The book provides a broad range of specially commissioned chapters by Hong Cheng, editor, and is one in a series in communication and media for the student, experienced scholar and teacher with a convenient and comprehensive overview of the latest trends and critical directions for future research on international advertising.

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