CoJMC alumna honored with Native American 40 Under 40 award

Dec 11 2018 - 12:15pm

by Molly Chapple Roe

Alumna Rebekka Schlichting was recently named a 2018 “Native American 40 Under 40 Award” recipient by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.

CoJMC News

ADDY winners
CoJMC students bring home six ADDY awards
Feb 28 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications had a strong presence at the 2018 ADDY Awards held on Saturday, Feb. 17. The CoJMC students brought home a total of six ADDYs (two Golds and four Silvers) in six different categories. Many students and faculty attended the event at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Omaha celebrating award-winning work from the industry and students.

An original sculpture by professor Katie Krcmarik.
CoJMC professor finds hobby in sculpting
Feb 26 2018 - 11:15am

by Jamdan Clang, graduate student

With a blow torch in one hand and a piece of metal pipe in the other, CoJMC professor Katie Krcmarik looks like she just stepped out of your favorite horror movie. What she’s doing, however, is anything but scary.

Chris Bowling
CoJMC student wins fifth place in national competition
Feb 20 2018 - 9:30am

by Alli Inglebright

CoJMC student Chris Bowling won fifth place in the 2017-2018 Hearst Enterprise Reporting competition. Bowling, a senior studying journalism, competed against 122 entries from 70 journalism programs and received a $1,000 scholarship.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln students recruited to work with former professor on anti-human trafficking report
Feb 14 2018 - 4:00pm

by Molly Chapple

Several students helped collect data to produce a report on the prevention of human trafficking that could be designed to use in Nebraska schools.

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CoJMC senior accepts prestigious internship opportunity
Feb 14 2018 - 2:15pm

by Molly Chapple

Karla Martinez, senior advertising and public relations major at the CoJMC, was recently accepted to the 2017 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). The program is sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As) and provides students with a full-time, paid internship.

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NET reporter visits CoJMC
Feb 12 2018 - 12:45pm

by Andrianna Jacobs, sophomore journalism and broadcast student

On its face, covering agriculture seems like a narrow beat for a journalist, but a reporter for NET News and Harvest Public Media told students his work touches on economics, politics, science, health care, immigration and other areas far beyond farms across the Nebraska.

Headshot for Rick Alloway
CoJMC professor receives 25th Parents' Recognition Award
Feb 12 2018 - 11:30am

by Molly Chapple

Rick Alloway, broadcasting professor at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, was recently awarded his 25th Parents’ Recognition Award. Professor Donald Lee, from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, also received his 25th award. They set a record for the number of times a University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty members has won that recognition.

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CoJMC students use virtual reality to create an immersive storytelling experience
Feb 12 2018 - 11:15am

by Alli Inglebright

Storytelling can take many forms, and students at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications learn a variety of ways to tell stories. Two students are exploring new ways to use technology to tell stories in a more immersive way.

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Struthers works to infuse CoJMC with energy and excitement
Feb 7 2018 - 2:00pm

by Alli Inglebright

Amy Struthers had big dreams when she was a child.

“I wanted to be an astronaut when I was little,” Struthers said. “Then I got sick on a Tilt-a-Whirl and realized I couldn’t handle G-force.”

Students participate in poverty simulation.
Mosaic class participates in poverty simulation
Feb 6 2018 - 11:15am

Students in the Nebraska Mosaic course recently participated in a simulation to gain insight into the day-to-day realities faced by families in poverty.


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