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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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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Joe Weber

Joe Weber authors book on Clayton Yeutter

Nov 8 2021 - 12:15pm

Associate professor of journalism Joe Weber recently released his new book “Rhymes with Fighter: Clayton Yeutter, American Statesman” with University Nebraska Press.

The book launch was held at the Sheldon Art Gallery in Lincoln on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, and also featured former trade negotiators Warren Maruyama and Darci Vetter who spoke on the future of global trade and the impact Yeutter left on the industry.

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