College of Journalism and Mass Communications Research News

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Obituary: Trudy Burge

Sep 18 2022 - 8:45am

Trudy Burge died August 21, 2022. She lived with several chronic illnesses and was a cancer survivor. Trudy grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and Boulder, Colorado. She had lived in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1983.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Public Insight Lab to host a Zoom workshop on social media research on May 6

Apr 20 2022 - 1:45pm

The Public Insight Lab in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host a free Zoom workshop on May 6, with support from the UNL Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium and the Methodology and Evaluation Core Facility. The workshop, “Tools and Training for Social Media Research,” will showcase current projects using social media research at UNL, the University of Alabama, Clemson and Louisiana State University.

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Armstrong to join CoJMC as associate dean for research and faculty affairs

Apr 9 2022 - 7:45am

Cory Armstrong will join the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications as the associate dean for research and faculty affairs beginning in August 2022.

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Jones receives Fulbright Global Scholar Award

Apr 3 2022 - 8:00am

Fred & Gladys Seaton Professor Valerie Jones received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award on April 1 to study the use of emergent technology in facilitating social connectedness for aging adults in the United States and Australia. She is the first professor from the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications to be named a Fulbright Scholar since 1999. 

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