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Upcoming Events:

Time Event Title
9:00 am Apr 18thRed Letter Day Open House ANDERSEN HALL
Learn about all the amazing opportunities you'll get at as a student at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications during Red Letter Days.

At the morning information fair, you'll be able to talk with students and faculty representing the CoJMC's many student organizations and learning opportunities—from study abroad to the prestigious News21 program.

During the academic session, our award-winning faculty will explain our courses and discuss our internship placement program and job opportunities. And during a panel discussion, you'll hear from some of our awesome students.

You'll also get a tour of Andersen Hall, which boasts a radio station, two television studios, a large newsroom and a state-of-the-art multimedia lab.

Whether it's advertising, public relations, design, editing, sports journalism, photojournalism, broadcasting, news reporting and writing — we've got the perfect academic track for you.

Sign up here: http://go.unl.edu/7uue
1:00 pm Apr 22ndCombating Trafficking Through the Voice of the Survivors NEBRASKA UNION
The Nebraska University Students Against Modern-Day Slavery (NUSAMS) is sponsoring a human trafficking summit on April 22 from 1-6 p.m.

More information to come.
8:00 am Apr 23rdJ Days ANDERSEN HALL
Student advisory board members will provide coffee and water in Andersen Hall's lobby from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. during J Days.

Stop by for a cup of java on the house!
6:00 pm Apr 23rdJ Days Game Night ANDERSEN HALL
ACES. UNL PRSSA, AD Club, Friends of KRNU, J Ambassadors, National Broadcasting Society, Multicultural Students in Media, NuSAMS and the Student Advisory Board are hosting game night during J Days week.

The games include baseball toss, dunk-a-professor, beat the dealer, bingo, quiz bowl, cake walk, plinko, bean, bean bag tic tac toe, or sumo wrestling.

A photo booth will be set up as well as free snacks and beverages.

Let the games begin!
8:00 am Apr 24thJ Days ANDERSEN HALL
Student advisory board members will provide coffee and water in Andersen Hall's lobby from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. during J Days.

Stop by for a cup of java on the house!
8:00 am Apr 25thJ Days ANDERSEN HALL
Student advisory board members will provide coffee and water in Andersen Hall's lobby from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. during J Days.

Stop by for a cup of java on the house!
9:00 am Apr 25thSPJ Spring Conference/Mark of Excellence Awards SPJ Region 7 Spring Conference
This year’s conference will take place Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 2014, on the campus of Johnson County Community College, located in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City.

Regional winners will find out if they received 1st, 2nd or 3rd at each region’s spring conference. First place winners will move onto the national MOE competition. MOE national winners will be announced in late April 2014.

Student entries are as follows:

ONLINE NEWS REPORTING
Casey Sill
"Lincoln's homeless population struggles with cold temperatures"
NewsNetNebraska.org

ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING
Maricia Guzman
"For amateur mixed martial artist, a long road to fight"
NewsNetNebraska.org

RADIO FEATURE
Kassi Nelson
"A little help from my friends"
KRNU FM

TELEVISION GENERAL NEWS REPORTING
Haley Herzog
"Unknown circumstances surround Lincoln homeless man's death"
NewNetNebraska

Madalyn Gotschall
"Sex trafficking in Nebraska"
Time Warner Educational Access Channel

BEST ALL-AROUND TELEVISION NEWSCAST
Staff
Star City News
Time Warner Educational Access Channel

FEATURE WRITING (LARGE) 10,000+ STUDENTS
Jourdyn Kaarre
"We're the Working Poor"
Lincoln Journal Star

TELEVISION IN-DEPTH REPORTING
Haley Herzog
"Nebraska law enforcement hit by Colorado's legalization of marijuana"
NewsNetNebraska.org

BEST AFFILIATED WEBSITE
Staff
NewsNetNebraska.org

TELEVISION FEATURE REPORTING
Jenna Jaynes
"Nebraska's first male color guard member lives his dream"
Time Warner Educational Access Channel


12:00 pm Apr 25thJ Days Alumni Awards Luncheon TBA
The CoJMC will present awards of excellence to our alumni winners during a luncheon April 25 from Noon to 1 p.m.
1:30 pm Apr 25thJ Days Student Work Fair ANDERSEN HALL
Student displays will include work from the following:

• KRNU
• Fast Forward
• Star City News
• Nebraska News Service
• Campaigns
• NSAC
• Native Daughters
• Jacht Ad Lab
• Mosaic
• Drone Journalism Lab
• Photojournalism depth-report projects
4:00 pm Apr 25thJ Days Honors Convocation MARY RIEPMA ROSS MEDIA ARTS CENTER - VAN BRUNT VISITORS CENTER
The honors convocation honor our students' achievements:
• Kappa Tau Alpha (journalism honorary)
• Dean's Honor Roll
• University Honors
• Scholarship recipients
• Special awards

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