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Aug 5thAEJMC Montréal Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
The 2014 Conference will be held in Montréal, Canada and is regularly attended by journalism and mass communication administrators, educators, and researchers; well-known authors and publishers of communication texts; companies and organizations tracking emerging trends in higher education; social media professionals and internet and technology professionals; and practitioners.

The AEJMC conference features sessions and panels on the latest research, teaching methods and public service in the various components of journalism and mass communication.
9:00 am Aug 13thNeb. Broadcasters Association Convention Cornhusker Marriott Hotel
The 2014 NBA Convention will be held at the Cornhusker Marriott in Lincoln on August 13-14, 2014.

CoJMC students will be presented scholarships during the convention.
Aug 16thTEDxYouthLincoln Lincoln High School
Two CoJMC sophomores, Megan Skelly and Linsey Armstrong, will be speakers at the TEDxYouthLincoln event Aug. 16 at Lincoln High School.

The event is free and open to the public but you need tickets to reserve your seat here

TEDx is a program of local self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDxLincoln includes youth and adult events featuring people sharing ideas from Nebraska as well as opportunities for Nebraskans to participate in TED events from around the world.
9:00 am Aug 16thCommencement Pinnacle Bank
UNL will combine its graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies in August.

The ceremony is sent for Aug. 16 at Pinnacle Bank Arena, which will begin at 9 a.m.

More information on the combined ceremony will appear later this summer at
11:30 am Aug 21stNew Graduate Student Welcome NEBRASKA UNION
The Office of Graduate Studies will welcome all new graduate students to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at its annual New Graduate Student Welcome on Aug. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn about the culture of graduate education, meet fellow graduate students, and collect information about campus and community services and resources.

More information is available at
9:00 am Aug 22ndFaculty Meeting NEBRASKA UNION
The opening of school faculty meeting will be held on Thursday, August 21, starting in the morning and extending into mid-afternoon.
Aug 25thFall Semester begins UNL
The fall semester begins Aug.25 and ends Dec. 19.

The last day for late registrations and adds, and to drop a course for a full refund is Sept. 2.
5:30 pm Aug 26thWelcome Night ANDERSEN HALL
The CoJMC welcome night begins at 5:30 p.m.

More information to come.
11:45 am Aug 28thLincoln AMA SkillSchool - DIY Consumer Research ANDERSEN HALL
DIY Consumer Research: Getting the information you need to make solid marketing decisions

Presenter: Brent Chudoba, VP/GM Survey Monkey Audience

Get an understanding of the possibilities and limitations of surveying tools, then learn to create a surveying tool that will truly yield the information you’re looking for.

A ready-to-deploy consumer measurement tool that will get at the information you need to create an effective marketing strategy AND a concrete plan for selecting participants.

Free for members.
$50/class or $165/year for nonmembers


At the Lincoln AMA, our sole reason for existence is to serve Lincoln-based marketers as an educational resource that will help them be more successful marketers. In that spirit, we’re launching the Lincoln AMA SkillSchool 2014-2015.

Each AMA SkillSchool session will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of a critical component of marketing, followed by a work session with an expert in that area. After each session, you’ll walk away with a work product that you can use immediately at your job to meet your organization’s marketing goals.
Sep 4thEIJ14 Nashville, Tenn.
Senior Ingrid Holmquist will be an intern in the EIJ14 newsroom Sept. 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn. The Society of Professional Journalists sponsors 12 internships in writing, editing and photography during the annual conference.

The Excellence in Journalism conference is host to top news professionals from broadcast, print and digital newsrooms around the country.

EIJ combines the best of two history-rich organizations, RTNDA and SPJ, and offers its sponsors and expo partners a chance to network with a concentrated audience of people with newsroom purchasing power throughout the conference.

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