College of Journalism and Mass Communications Research News

Jessica Black

Black named Student of the Month

Jan 29 2023 - 7:30am

The UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications Student Advisory Board voted to select Jessica Black as the December 2022 Student of the Month. Black is a junior advertising and public relations major from Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Read more about Black named Student of the Month
Valerie Jones at the research slam

Jones wins the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam

Nov 16 2022 - 11:15am

Valerie Jones, Seaton Distinguished Professor of advertising and public relations, was voted the winner by attendees, earning a $1,000 prize to go toward her research at the fifth annual Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam.

Read more about Jones wins the Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam
Jessica Walsh

Walsh named Center for Transformative Teaching Ambassador

Nov 10 2022 - 2:15pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications assistant professor Jessica Walsh has been named a Center for Transformative Teaching (CTT) Ambassador. Walsh completed the ambassador level of the Reflective Practitioner Program.

Read more about Walsh named Center for Transformative Teaching Ambassador
faculty headshots

Five faculty join the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Aug 29 2022 - 3:45pm

The College of Journalism and Mass Communications is pleased to announce the addition of five new faculty beginning in the fall 2022 semester. The new faculty will teach across the college’s programs, including advertising and public relations, broadcasting, journalism and sports media and communications. 

Read more about Five faculty join the College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Public Insight Lab logo

The Public Insight Lab & MERC present: Call for Proposals

Aug 14 2022 - 8:30am

The Public Insight Lab (within the College of Journalism and Mass Communications), in collaboration with UNL’s Methodology and Evaluation Research Core (formerly within the Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium), is issuing a call for proposals for research needing access to “big data” from media (social and traditional) sources. 

Read more about The Public Insight Lab & MERC present: Call for Proposals

MobileMe&You Conference at UNL Oct. 20-22

Aug 14 2022 - 6:30am

This year’s annual MobileMe&You Conference, co-sponsored by the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, will be at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Union Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 20-22. 

Read more about MobileMe&You Conference at UNL Oct. 20-22
AEJMC conference CoJMC faculty goers

14 CoJMC faculty members attend the 2022 AEJMC conference

Aug 7 2022 - 1:30pm

Fourteen faculty members from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications attended the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference Aug. 2-6, in Detroit. Many served as panelists, moderators and discussants or they presented their research in a variety of sessions throughout the four-day conference.

Read more about 14 CoJMC faculty members attend the 2022 AEJMC conference
faculty and student working together

College launches search for six new faculty

Jul 14 2022 - 7:00am

The UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications launched a search in July 2022 for six additional faculty to join the college beginning in January or August 2023. The new positions will contribute to furthering the college’s strategic vision of being a national leader in experiential edu

Read more about College launches search for six new faculty
associate professor emeritus Tim Anderson and associate dean, journalism professor John Bender

2022 Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame Inductees are Announced

Jul 11 2022 - 11:15am

Six inductees will join the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame during ceremonies to be held Saturday, October 22, 2022, at The Graduate Hotel, 141 N. 9th St., in Lincoln, NE. 2022 inductees include associate professor emeritus Tim Anderson and associate dean and journalism professor John Bender.

Read more about 2022 Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame Inductees are Announced
Barney McCoy, Frauke Hachtmann, Valerie Jones and Laurie Lee.

Four faculty selected for the Nebraska Governance and Technology Faculty Fellows Program

Jul 10 2022 - 5:30am

Four College of Journalism and Mass Communications faculty members were selected to be a part of this year’s Nebraska Governance and Technology Center Faculty Fellows Program.

Read more about Four faculty selected for the Nebraska Governance and Technology Faculty Fellows Program
workshop logo

Social media research workshop exceeds 240 registrants

May 11 2022 - 11:00am

The Public Insight Lab in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications hosted a free Zoom workshop “Tools and Training for Social Media Research” on May 6. Valerie Jones, director of the Public Insight Lab and CoJMC’s Seaton professor of journalism, and Lisa PytlikZillig, interim director of the UNL Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium, were the workshop’s creators and moderators.

Read more about Social media research workshop exceeds 240 registrants