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Jillian Lamkins

Jillian Lamkins is a senior at UNL majoring in broadcast journalism and sports media with a minor in psychology. Jillian is set to graduate in May 2023. Upon graduation, Jillian will start her career as a Multi-Media Journalist at KMTV 3 News Now in Omaha, Nebraska. Outside of her professional life, Jillian is a 4th year member of the Scarlets Dance Team and Kappa Alpha Theta. Jillian also enjoys cooking and working out.

Beyond the aesthetics of pageantry in Nebraska

The top 4 pose after the Nebraska Teen USA competition in 2023. From left to right, Avery Collins smiles with her mouth open in excitement, Addilyn Wilson has her hands up toward her face with a similar expression, Krista Anderson smiles with her eyes closed, and Aubrie Charter blows a kiss at the camera.
Behind the hair, makeup and glamorous outfits, pageants present women with many opportunities.  Pageants give competitors a purpose while teaching them professional skills and providing...

Fifth annual ‘Shave for the Brave’ event at UNL raises money...

Alberto Rodrigez smiles and looks at his friends as two women hairdressers take sections of his hair and wrap them into ponytails.
Eleven volunteers signed up to shave their heads at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's fifth annual "Shave for the Brave" event in  honor of children...

Nationwide effort teaches local high school students about opportunities in the...

A Northeast high school student looks over UNL agronomy student, Nolan Weber's shoulder as he applies fertilizer to an indoor corn plant garden using a gallon jug.
Green Career Week is a nationwide effort created by the 'Seed Your Future' organization. The week is held twice a year. Once from Feb. 27-March...

UNL students battle it out in food scientist competition

Three judges await to try team two’s brownie creation as David Fabian Gomez Quintero holds a tray with all three plates full of brownies for the judges. Armando Lerma Fuentes grabs a plate and is about to pass the brownies out to the judges who are looking at the brownies.
The fifth annual Battle of the Food Scientists competition took place on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Food Innovation Center at the University of...