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M. Carol Zuegner, PhD

Associate Professor

M. Zuegner

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College of Arts and Sciences
Computer Science, Design, Journalism
African Studies Affiliate Faculty
Journalism

M. Carol Zuegner, PhD

Associate Professor

Department

Computer Science, Design and Journalism

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Magazine & New Media Research
    Boyle, Kris, Zuegner, Carol Magatweets: A Content Analysis of Magazines' Use of Twitter
    14, p. 12-Jan 2013
  • Newspaper Research Journal
    Boyle, Kris, Zuegner, Carol News Staffs Use Twitter To Interact with Readers
    33, p. 6-19 2012
  • Communication Research Trends
    Zuegner, M. C. [Review of M. Salwen, B. Garrison and P. Driscoll (Eds.), Online news and the public]
    25, p. 37-38 2006

Publications

  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Zuegner, Carol (in press) Book review of “Free Press vs. Fair Trials: Examining Publicity’s Role in Trial Outcomes,” Communication Research Trends. 2015
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Boyle, Kristoffer and Zuegner, Carol, “Twitter as an Innovation in Magazines,” Journal of Magazine and New Media Research.
    Vol. 14 No. 2 2013
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Zuegner, Carol, Feature on Doug McDermott and Creighton’s entry into the Big East, Creighton Magazine, Fall-Winter issue. 2013
  • Maternal Child Nursing
    Boyle, Kristoffer and Zuegner, Carol, “News Staffs Use Twitter to Interact with Readers,” Newspaper Research Journal.
    Vol. 33 No. 4 2012
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Zuegner, Carol, “College101: Take advantage of office hours,” Washington Post online, http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/campus-overload/post/college101-take-advantage-of-office-hours/2011/08/19/gIQAuDh2PJ_blog.html 2011
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Zuegner, Carol Book review of “Online News” Communication Research Trends. 2006
  • Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice
    Hardin, Robin and Zuegner, Carol, (2003), “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Golf Balls: Magazine Promotion of Golf in the 1920s,” Journalism History. Journal: A quarterly, peer-reviewed publication, Journalism History is published by the History Division of the Association of Journalism and Mass Communication. It has a 20 percent acceptance rate.
    Vol. 29 No. 2, p. 82-90 2003

Editing and Reviews

  • Journal of Magazine & New Media Research
    Zuegner, Carol Book Review: A Tantalizing Glimpse into Diana Vreeland's Shaping of Vogue
    15, p. 1-2 2014

Presentations

  • Invited to be member of panel presentation on Back Pocket Journalism: Going Mobile in the Classroom at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2016
  • “What journalists can learn from programmers,” Invited “lightning talk” to Hacks/Hackers Heartland meeting, Omaha, Nebraska, March 24, 2010. 2015
  • “Extraordinary Rendition,” collaboration with Tim Guthrie, Doug Hayko, Justin Kemerling and others. Bemis Underground, Omaha, Nebraska, November, 2010. Won 2012 Omaha Entertainment Award for Best Group Visual Art Show. 2015
  • “Social Media 101,” invited presentation to the Rockbrook Village merchants association, Omaha, Nebraska, September 2010. 2015
  • O’Keefe, John and Zuegner, Carol and student members of the Backpack Journalism team, “Mother Kuskokwim,” presentation at Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, November, 2014, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • Boyle, Kris and Zuegner, Carol, “Big Tweets on Campus: College Newspapers’ Use of Twitter”, Refereed presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, August 2013, Washington, D.C. 2013
  • Zuegner, Carol, McQuillan, Bridget and Freeze, Peter, “Mato Oput,” presentation and panel discussion at “On Fire at the Frontiers: The Commitment to Justice in Jesuit Higher Education,” Aug. 1, 2013, Omaha, Neb. 2013
  • Script editor for John O’Keefe’s documentary film about a bishop working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, “Tokimane: A Story of Congolese Resilience,” August, 2013. 2013
  • Zuegner, Carol, “Teaching social media across disciplines,” presentation to Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Communication Departments annual meeting, July 2013, Santa Clara, Calif. 2013
  • “Museum of Alternative History,” collaboration with Tim Guthrie and a multitude of artists. I was the editor for the displays. RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa, May 2013. 2013
  • Zuegner, Carol, Gentzler, Sara, and O’Keefe, Hannah, “Bearing Witness: Mato Oput” Presentation with students Sara Gentzler and Hannah O’Keefe of the Creighton Backpack Journalism film to Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice, November 2012, Washington, D.C. 2012
  • Zuegner, Carol and Reed, David, “Merging computer science, journalism and graphic design,’ invited presentation to Center for Science of Information workshop at Bryn Mawr College, November 2012, Philadelphia, Pa. 2012
  • “Promoting Your Organization through Social Media,” Presentation with student Heidi Hoffman to Creighton Students Union Fall Leadership Summit, September 2012, Omaha, Neb. 2012
  • Boyle, Kris and Zuegner, Carol “Twitter as an innovation in Magazines,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago, Ill., August 2012 2012
  • “Social Media 101,” Invited presentation to the Omaha Metropolitan Medical Response System, March 28, 2012 2012
  • “Social Media and Nonprofits,” Invited presentation to the Nebraska Humane Society executive team, Feb. 24, 2012. 2012
  • Panel Discussion on “Miss Representation,” sponsored by Creighton University Lieben Center for Women, Omaha, Nebraska, Nov. 30, 2011. 2011
  • Zuegner, Carol, (20110 “Lights, Camera, Theology: Backpack Journalism in Uganda,” Invited panelist on “The Collaborative Classroom,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, Missouri, August 2011. 2011
  • “Social Media, the First Amendment and the University” panelist with Dr. Kyu Ho Youm, University of Oregon; Dean Gary Kebbel, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Dr. Ralph Hanson, University of Nebraska-Kearney; Dr. David Helm, University of Nebraska at Omaha, at Omaha 10-10-10 conference 2010
  • Zuegner, Carol (2010) “Make Your Own Punctuation Mark,” refereed poster session for Great Ideas for Teaching, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Denver, Colorado, August 2010. 2010
  • Zuegner, Carol (2010) “Make Your Own Punctuation Mark,” refereed poster session for Great Ideas for Teaching, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Denver, Colorado, August 2010. 2010
  • Zuegner, Carol (2010) “Lights, Camera, Theology: A backpack journalism/service learning project in the Dominican Republic,” refereed presentation and publication for The Power to Transform the World: Media & Communication Programs in Catholic Higher Education conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 2010. 2010
  • “Social Media 101,” invited presentation to the Archdiocese of Omaha's Stewardship, Development and Marketing Forum, Omaha, Nebraska, June 15, 2010. 2010

Awards

  • Official Selection
    Official Selection, Omaha Film Festival for "Mother Kuskokwim," the documentary film produced by the Backpack Journalism project, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Mr. Tim Guthrie and Dr. Carol Zuegner, March, 2015.
    Omaha Film Festival
  • Official Selection
    Official Selection, Princeton Environmental Film Festival, for "Mother Kuskoskwim," the documentary film produced by the Backpack Journalism project, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Mr. Tim Guthrie and Dr. Carol Zuegner, February 2015.
    Princeton Environmental Film Festival
  • Official Selection
    Official Selection, Omaha Film Festival, for "Wer Uganda," the short documentary produced by the Backpack Journalism project led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Tim Guthrie and Dr. Carol Zuegner, February 2013.
    Omaha Film Festival
  • Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year
    Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, 2012, Greek Awards
    Greek Awards
  • Teacher of the Year
    Gamma Phi Beta, Teacher of the Year, 2012.
    Gamma Phi Beta
  • Official selection
    Official selection, Peace on Earth Film Festival for "Mato Oput," the documentary produced by the Backpack Journalism in Uganda class, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Tim Guthrie and Dr. Carol Zuegner, December 2011.
    Peace on Earth Film Festival
  • Best in Show and Best Documentary Awards for “Mato Oput,”
    Best in Show and Best Documentary Awards from the Elkhorn Valley Film Conference for "Mato Oput," the documentary produced by the Backpack Journalism in Uganda class, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Tim Guthrie and Dr. Carol Zuegner, October 2011.
    the Elkhorn Valley Film Conference
  • Official Selection
    Official Selection, Omaha Film Festival 2011, "Esperanza," documentary produced by Backpack Journalism in the Dominican Republic class, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Tim Guthrie, Kyle Woolley and Dr. Carol Zuegner, March 2011
    Omaha Film Festival 2011, “Esperanza,”
  • Official Selection
    Official selection, Omaha Film Festival, for "Mato Oput." February 2011
    Omaha Film Festival
  • Nominated
    Nominated for Robert F. Kennedy Teaching Award, 2000, 2004, 2011, 2012
    Robert F. Kennedy Teaching Award
  • Best in Show and Best Documentary Awards
    Best in Show and Best Documentary Awards from the Elkhorn Valley Film Conference for "Esperanza," the documentary produced by the Backpack Journalism in the Dominican Republic class, led by Dr. John O'Keefe, Tim Guthrie, Kyle Woolley and Dr. Carol Zuegner, October, 2010.
    the Elkhorn Valley Film Conference for “Esperanza,”
  • Creightonian, finalist
    Creightonian, finalist for National Pacemaker Award for general excellence. The award recognizes the Creightonian as one of the top college newspapers in the country, October, 2010.
    National Pacemaker Award for general excellence
  • Top College Newspaper
    Nebraska Press Association award as top college newspaper in Nebraska, April 2010.
    Nebraska Press Association

  • Society of Professional Journalists regional Mark of Excellence Award to Creightonian for general excellence, 2010.
    Society of Professional Journalists