College of Journalism and Mass Communications Research News

Shari Veil, Jane T. Olson Dean of the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Dean's Update: April 2024

Apr 16 2024 - 10:30am

We had packed house over the weekend as alums traveled across the country to celebrate the life and legacy of Professor George Tuck. Speakers included CoJMC alums Jennifer Gutierrez (‘90), Mike Theiler (‘76), Julia Dean (‘92), Joel Sartore (‘85) and George and Mary Lynn’s dear friend Sherri Johnson. You can watch the recording of the live stream here.

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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.

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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. 

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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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