Research and Creative Activity

Research and Creative Activity

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Our faculty are on the cutting edge of journalism and mass communications. Combining leading research and creative activity with deep professional expertise, we seek to support, inform and shape the future of media and communication.

Areas of Expertise

Public Insight Lab

The Public Insight Lab conducts social media research with collaborators across campuses and the community to power insights that inform action, fueled by cutting edge software and the skills of our faculty, students and affiliates.

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Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational research

The Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational Research (CHPTR) is an impetus for funded research in strategic campaigns and translational sciences in science, technology, engineering, math and health.

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Research News

Nebraska's Cory Armstrong, a professor of journalism, is studying the effectiveness of severe weather alerts and how individuals respond to them. The work has included hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods and — with grant support from UNMC — drought.

Research by Nebraska’s Cory Armstrong is defining the effectiveness of the alerts, warnings and advisories that swirl around extreme weather events.

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Petrotta named ESPN Research Fellow Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 7:45am

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) International Gaming Institute (IGI) announced the recipients of the 2024 ESPN Research Fellowships. This year’s selection showcases a diverse group of scholars whose project proposals will be pivotal in advancing knowledge on responsible gambling messaging in sports media.

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Waite and Wang panelists at AI and democracy summit Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 11:15am

Faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications were panelists on Civic Nebraska’s “Democracy in the Age of AI” Community Summit on Feb. 24, 2024.

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