News & Updates
December 16, 2019
End-of-Semester Quick Links
Congrats, Greenlee graduates! Share your grad photos.
Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! We wish you the best as you embark on your next adventure. Tag #whygreenlee to share your graduation photos on Instagram or Twitter.
Greenlee School student models needed
The Greenlee School communications team is looking for 5-6 students majoring in advertising, journalism and public relations to participate in a photo shoot on Friday, January 24 .

We are looking for individuals who are comfortable being in front of a camera and are willing to participate in environmental/lifestyle shots and possibly studio photos. Photos will be used on the Greenlee website or in other promotional materials.

Participants will be asked to sign photo releases and will receive Greenlee-branded pizza cutters!

More details are forthcoming. If you're interested in participating, contact Maria Charbonneaux at .
Visit Germany: Berlin Capital Program (May 23-30, 2020)
Operated by the German-American Fulbright Commission, the Berlin Capital Program  (May 23-30, 2020) invites young U.S. journalists and students of journalism to Germany. The weeklong seminar allows them to take a closer look at the German media landscape and gain a deeper awareness of the political, economic and cultural environment in Germany and Europe. Its goals are to promote a better understanding of transatlantic issues, expand the journalists´ professional perspectives and networks, and help them better “translate” the news on this side of the Atlantic. The program is conducted in English and is fully funded through the Fulbright Commission.

The award benefits cover program costs, including round-trip transportation between the U.S. and Germany, hotel accommodation (single room, incl. breakfast), several meals, local transportation and health insurance coverage during the seminar.

To be eligible for the program, an applicant must
  • be a U.S. young professional journalist, currently employed by U.S. media in the U.S., with fewer than 5 years of work experience in the field; or a Master’s student in the field of journalism or communications at a U.S. university; or a graduating senior in the field of journalism or communications at a U.S. university;
  • demonstrate relevant background and professional interests;
  • be U.S. citizens - dual citizenship holders with German citizenship are not eligible;
  • permanently reside in the U.S. and have a valid U.S. passport.

Application deadline: Jan. 8, 2020
Winter break down time?
Apply for 2020-21 Greenlee Scholarships
We see your ambition, your drive and your desire to make your mark, and we want to invest in your success. Because of the generosity of our donors, the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication awards over $100,000 in scholarships to its students annually.

Apply for Greenlee School scholarships, along with other scholarships available through Iowa State University, using  OneApp . You must complete the five designated Greenlee School questions in the LAS application portion of OneApp by the stated deadline to be considered for scholarships.

The Greenlee School scholarship selection committee will use the information available in OneApp as of March 2, 2020 (11:59 p.m.) for current undergraduate and transfer students.
Submit your work for Hearst Awards consideration
The Hearst Journalism Awards program awards scholarships to students for outstanding performance in college-level journalism, with matching grants to the students’ schools.

The 60th annual program offers up to $700,000 in awards and consists of five monthly writing competitions, two photojournalism competitions, one radio competition, two television competitions and four multimedia competitions – with championship finals in all divisions. It's a great resume builder and could be a networking opportunity if you advance to the next rounds.

The Greenlee School may submit two entrants' work per competition.

Radio - News and Features (due by noon on Tuesday, Jan. 7)
  • Each entry must consist of at least one report in news and one report in features, with one piece 60 seconds or less and the second piece up to three minutes.Entries consist of a story on any topic that is told through the medium of video for a digital audience.
  • Any additional pieces submitted must be less than three minutes each, with a combined running time of no more than seven minutes. The reports may be part of a longer newscast, but the entry itself is limited to seven minutes.
  • Entries may be based on but not limited to public affairs, business, investigations, science, sports or weather.
  • Radio entries disseminated on a podcast are accepted.
  • Entries may be accompanied by multimedia versions of the reports entered as long as they were produced primarily by the entrant.
  • Entries must have been disseminated on air or online or both from September 1, 2018 through January 13, 2020.
  • See complete multimedia competition criteria.

Submit your entries to Deni Chamberlin at .

Plan ahead! See the Greenlee deadlines for the remaining competitions on our website.
Are you interested in grad school?
The Greenlee master’s program is a 32-credit course of study culminating in a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in journalism and mass communication. Two tracks are available: one for students who desire specialized study in communication theory and research and one for students who wish to develop or strengthen their professional and strategic communication skills.

Within the master’s program, you will explore new ideas through a flexible curriculum that can be tailored to your individual interests and program of study. We will challenge your thinking and deepen your expertise to prepare you for a successful future.

Interested in learning more?
Contact Dr. Gang Han, Director of Graduate Education, at
NewsTrain Digital Media Training - April 4, 2020
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a low-cost journalism training on April 4, 2020. NewsTrain is a nationally-sponsored, one-day workshop designed for working journalists, professors and students. The skills journalists need are changing constantly. NewsTrain gives journalists and communicators those skills so they can go back to their classes, newsrooms, colleges or universities better prepared. 
The day includes five sessions of topics specially selected by local journalists and designed to teach immediately usable skills, including:

  • Using social media as powerful reporting tools,
  • Storytelling on mobile: making smart choices,
  • Becoming a verification ninja,
  • Editing smarter video on your smartphone, with #MobileJournalism evangelist Geoff Roth, and
  • Mining data for enterprise off any beat, with USA Today Senior Reporter Matt Wynn.
The early-bird rate of $75 includes two light meals. The first 20 registrants receive a free, yearlong, online subscription to The AP Stylebook.

Journalists, journalism educators and journalism students from diverse backgrounds are invited to apply for competitive scholarships, which cover their registration, by Feb. 19.

A nontraditional adventure
Manichanh Naonady is a mother, journalist, nontraditional student and so much more. She’ll soon have another identity: college graduate. Over the past two years, Naonady has been highly active in student media. As LAS student marshal , she'll also speak at the LAS Fall 2019 Convocation Friday.
A natural innovator
Snakes, domestic free-roaming cats, genetically modified foods—these aren't typical research topics for a journalism professor. With a wildlife ecology background and a focus on environmental communication, Assistant Professor Dara Wald is a natural innovator.
Share your #whygreenlee story
Call all Greenlee adventurers! We're looking for standout students to feature on the Greenlee blog and website in spring 2020. Contact Maria Charbonneaux at if you're interested in being featured or would like to nominate a fellow student.
Clubs & Organizations
Advertising and PR opportunities with Trend magazine
Trend Magazine is still seeking students interested in Public Relations and Advertising for the spring 2020 semester.

Questions? Email

Meghan Shouse and Hannah Mauser
Editors-in-Chief, Trend Magazine
Cardinal Eats Magazine is seeking a new editor in chief!
Cardinal Eats is looking for a new Editor-in-Chief!
If you are interested in leading a team of passionate foodies, including writers, designers, photographers, event planners, and marketers, contact
Share student club and organization announcements in the newsletter by emailing Maria Charbonneaux at .
Around Campus
Library Hours
Parks Library will be open around the clock through Dec. 19 .
Interview Rooms Available for Students
LAS Career Services is now offering THREE interview rooms for students to reserve for their upcoming interviews! To request an interview space, simply email  with the date and time of their interview. LAS Career Services staff will send a follow up email to confirm the reservation and provide interview tips. Interview rooms are available Monday-Friday from 8 am-4:30 pm. Contact LAS Career Services office with questions.
"This Week at Greenlee" is a weekly newsletter sent on Mondays during the academic year. It is curated by the Greenlee School communications team for Greenlee School students, faculty and staff. Student clubs and organizations relevant to journalism, advertising and public relations are welcome to submit news and announcements for inclusion in the newsletter. Send your news to Maria Charbonneaux , communications specialist, by 11 p.m. on Sunday for inclusion in the next day's newsletter.