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Students Impress at UNCA Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016 - 10:30am
The recent Undergraduate Research Colloquium had a full docket, including the presentation of this year’s Faculty Excellence Award, the Olive M. Cone Episcopal Scholarship Award, Undergraduate Research Presentations, and the Lambda Pi Eta Induction Ceremony. Dr. Jennifer Monahan was awarded this...

Congratulations to Heather Cohen, Master's Recipient!

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:31pm
Heather Cohen recently completed all requirements for the Masters Degree in Communication Studies. She will stay on at the university as an accelerated PhD student focused on interpersonal and health communication. Heather's research interests include grief communication in children and adolescents...

Congratulations, Dr. Mikaela Malsin!

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:47pm
Mikaela Malsin successfully defended her dissertation on April 25, 2016. The dissertation is entitled, "Three Decades of Tinkering with the Machinery of Death: A Rhetorical History of the Supreme Court's Death Penalty Jurisprudence." Congratulations again, Mikaela! Mikaela (right) and her advisor,...

Communication Studies Students Receive University-Wide Awards during Honors Week

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:10am
Congratulations to Tim Curran, Mengfei Guan, Hillary Palmer, and Abbey Miner for receiving university-wide awards during the University of Georgia’s Honors week! Tim, Mengfei, and Hillary have received the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award. Tim and Mengfei are PhD students in interpersonal and health...

Five Comm Studies Students Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 2:29pm
Five Communication Studies students have been asked to join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest of all American honor societies. It is one of the most distinguished honors in academic circles to be invited to join the society. This year’s invitees include Jacob Weldon Moore, Lila Toholsky, Elizabeth Trent,...

Kim Houlne to be Alumni Speaker at Comm Studies Graduation

Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 1:36pm
Kim Houlne will serve as alumni speaker at the Communication Studies graduation on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the UGA Chapel. Ms. Houlne is president of Working Solutions and was recently named the recipient of the 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business for Lifetime Achievement. She...

Congratulations to Isabel Fay!

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:26am
On March 21st, Isabel Fay successfully defended her dissertation, “The Global Discussion Forum: Civic Education in the Age of Digital Communication Media.”  The dissertation analyzed three Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) “for their potential in facilitating global civic discussion and learner...

Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard Presents Research as Part of Traveling Scholars Program at University of Louisiana at Monroe

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2016 - 12:25pm
Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard visited the University of Louisiana at Monroe this month to deliver a Traveling Scholar Lecture entitled “Crafting Belonging to Nation and World: Women's Rhetorical Practices in Post-Conflict Liberia.” She also visited classes in the Department of Communication at ULM...

Dr. Harris Featured for Helping Students to Become More Mindful

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:44pm
Communication Studies professor Dr. Tina Harris is in the news again! She was recently featured in the UGA publication, Columns, in an article entitled "Communication Studies Prof Helps Students Become More Mindful." The article states that Dr. Harris's classroom "provides both a refuge and forum...

Rhetoric and Ethics Scholar Dr. Stuart Murray to Visit Comm Studies Department this Month

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:48am
Dr. Stuart Murray, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Rhetoric and Ethics in the Department of English Language & Literature and the Department of Health Sciences at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, will be visiting with the Communication Studies Department between February...

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