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.
Nationally acclaimed historian and author Mitchell Yockelson will discuss World War I General John J. Pershing in a free presentation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Tuesday, Oct. 11. UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications and the Department of History are hosting Yockelson’s visit.
CoJMC students came out last Wednesday for the CoJMC Backyard BBQ on the Holman Plaza outside Andersen Hall. With the recently completed Centennial Mall open, students, faculty and staff got to know each other over hamburgers, hot dogs and cookies.
A fascination for Native American culture developed at a young age for Joe Starita. His lifelong passion has translated into multiple Native American publications, including the upcoming book, "A Warrior of the People."
To help newsrooms get started using drones for journalism, the Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is releasing the “The Drone Journalism Lab Operations Manual,” a guide that covers everything from pre-flight checklists to ethical considerations.
We’re excited to introduce our four new faculty members and one new staff member joining the College of Journalism and Mass Communications this year. Joining us are Assistant Professors of Advertising and Public Relations Michael Hanus and Brandon Nutting, Visual Communications Professors of Practice Octavio Kano-Galvan and Katie Krcmarik and Career Development Specialist Courtney Pearson.
Michelle Carr Hassler, an assistant professor of practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named executive director of the Nebraska High School Press Association, a statewide group that supports scholastic journalism.
Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications were recognized with scholarships and competitive awards at the recent Nebraska Broadcasters Association convention in Lincoln.
College of Journalism and Mass Communications Dean Maria Marron has announced that she’s stepping down as editor of Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, the leading journal in journalism and mass communications pedagogy, to focus on her commitments to the college.
The College of Journalism and Mass Communications will celebrate the start of another great year with the annual Backyard Barbecue at Andersen Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 31.