College of Journalism and Mass Communications Research News

Linda R. Beermann

Obituary: Linda R. Beermann

Nov 28 2022 - 3:45pm

Linda R. Beermann of Lincoln, a pathbreaking television weather reporter and newscaster and community volunteer, died at home of natural causes on Nov. 25, 2022, after enjoying a Thanksgiving holiday with friends, family, a new kitten and FaceTiming with grandchildren. She was 76 years old.

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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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University of Illinois Professor Kevin Wise to speak on April 1

Mar 27 2022 - 6:30am

Kevin Wise, professor of advertising at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will speak on Friday, April 1. From 10:30-11:30 a.m. in 114 Andersen Hall. 

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Panel discussion to examine race and the media

Jan 25 2022 - 1:45pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host a panel discussion on race and the media on Monday, Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Nebraska Union.

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Chris Graves and Bill Kelly

UNL and Nebraska Public Media to offer discussion on covering Nebraska courts

Jan 24 2022 - 3:45pm

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications and Nebraska Public Media will offer a two-hour panel discussion on covering Nebraska courts for the state’s beginning and seasoned journalists. 

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Shreyoshi Ghosh, Yvette Williams and Margarita Shmakova

Three grad students awarded the Hitchcock Fellowships

Jan 24 2022 - 3:00pm

Three graduate students in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications were awarded Hitchcock Fellowships in January 2022.

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Frauke Hachtmann, Valerie Jones and Dane Kiambi

Faculty awarded professorships to support research

Dec 18 2021 - 8:30am

Three faculty were awarded professorships in 2021 to recognize and support their research and creative activity. 

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Shoun Hill

Hill’s documentary an official selection for London Lift-Off’s Film Festival

Dec 5 2021 - 1:45pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications visiting professor of photojournalism Shoun Hill’s documentary “I'm Just a Layman in Pursuit of Justice: Black farmers Fight Against the USDA” is an official selection for London Lift-Off’s Film Festival.

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Laurie Lee

Laurie Lee co-authors textbook on communication law in the digital age

Dec 5 2021 - 1:45pm

College of Journalism and Mass Communications broadcasting professor Laurie Thomas Lee co-authored the book “Communication Law Practical Applications in the Digital Age” with William R. Davie and Dom Caristi.

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