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Trina Creighton retires after 20 years

Jun 21 2021 - 11:30am

Associate professor of broadcasting Trina Creighton will retire from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 20, 2021. Her commitment to her students and her passion and devotion to diversity, equity and inclusion are values that Trina Creighton brought to the classroom during her time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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Celebrating the grants, fellowships and professorships recently awarded to faculty

Jan 21 2021 - 4:45pm

Congratulations to the College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty members who have recently received a grant, fellowship or professorship to further their research. Faculty are tackling challenges in their prospective industries such as—computer mediated communication among female athletes and news coverage of water issues in Nebraska. Others have plans to study the effects of COVID-19 on the advertising industry or develop a Public Insight Lab.

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Two Nebraska students chosen for Most Promising Multicultural Student program

Jan 21 2021 - 3:00pm

Two College of Journalism and Mass Communications seniors were chosen to partake in the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Student program that takes place Jan. 26 - 29, 2021.

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Huskers on the Move: January 2021

Jan 15 2021 - 4:15pm

Congratulations to two CoJMC alumni on making big strides in their careers. Ronald Ng joined MRM, a marketing agency and part of McCann Worldgroup, as their new global chief creative officer, and Jeff Zeleny has been named chief national affairs correspondent at CNN.

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Three students earn reporting positions with News21

Jan 15 2021 - 3:15pm

University of Nebraska-Lincoln students Kylie Graham of Olathe, Kansas, Brenda Maytorena of Puebla City, Mexico, and Natalie Saenz of Scottsbluff were chosen as student fellows for the Carnegie-Knight News21 Program at Arizona State University. During the spring semester of 2021, they’ll attend a weekly virtual seminar led by News21 Executive Editor Jacqueline Petchel, a former senior editor for investigations and enterprise at the Houston Chronicle.

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Gary Kebbel

Gary Kebbel announces retirement after 10 years at CoJMC

Jan 12 2021 - 4:15pm

Journalism Prof. Gary Kebbel has retired after 10 years in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, two as dean. As a faculty member, Kebbel was a grant partner with the Asian American Journalism Association and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association to embed a diversity reporter in the college for a year. He received grants from UNL and from the Stevens Initiative (run by the Aspen Institute) to create a global news class where his students talked weekly with students in Oman about world issues. He also created classes in mobile media and in social media event planning.

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PRSSA, Bateman and Jacht win 11 Paper Anvil Awards

Jan 12 2021 - 4:15pm

“I’m very proud of these hardworking students,” Griffin said. “Many of these initiatives were completed at the peak of the pandemic, and these student leaders pushed forward and truly shined during a period of great adversity.”

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Lisa Crawford

Grad Profile: Lisa Crawford

Dec 19 2020 - 2:15pm
Lisa Crawford earned her masters of arts in professional journalism from University of Nebraska-Lincoln COJMC Graduate Programs this weekend.
 
She's the public affairs specialist for Nebraska National Guard and hopes to soon teach english, journalism or communications at a local college in Lincoln.
 
Post graduation Lisa is taking time to reflect on her accomplishments. This is the first time since she first began her education journey in 2005 that she hasn't been working towards a degree.
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Grad Spotlight: Gabriel Vegas Valente

Dec 19 2020 - 1:45pm
When Gabriel Vegas Valente was 17 he moved to Nebraska from Santos, São Paulo, Brazil to begin his college career at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
While at UNL he majored in sports media communication and business administration, he earned two undergraduate degrees this weekend.
 
As the co-founder of the Brazilian Student Organization at Nebraska (BRASA), Gabriel is passionate about sharing Brazil's beauty with the world. Read more about Gabriel's involvements.
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Grace Trexel

Grad Spotlight: Grace Trexel

Dec 19 2020 - 1:15pm
Grace Trexel is a journalism graduate who's started her own photography business Grace Trexel Photography. She's the oldest of six children and is proud to be a first generation college graduate.
 
Grace is grateful to be part of a Husker community filled with people who strive to make the world a better place. Read more about Grace here.
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Commitment to students carries college through pandemic

Dec 16 2020 - 8:15am

The global coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has presented unprecedented challenges for everyone, including colleges and universities.  During all the turmoil throughout the year, the College of Journalism and Mass Communications has remained committed to educating the next generation of journalists and communicators during every up and down throughout the year. 

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