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Dr. Barbara Biesecker Co-Editing New Book Series on Rhetoric and Materiality

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 3:35pm
Dr. Barbara Biesecker, joined by Wendy S. Hesford, and Christa Teston, is co-editing a new book series entitled New Directions in Rhetoric and Materiality. Hosted by The Ohio State University Press, the new series "provides a forum for established and emerging scholars to explore how rhetorical...

Communication Studies Faculty and Students Heading to Las Vegas in November

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2015 - 4:24pm
This November 19-22, Communication Studies faculty and students will travel to Las Vegas, NV for the 101st Annual National Communication Association convention. They will present conference papers, attend workshops, and reconnect with colleagues from around the country. Here is a list of...

Dr. Lee Pierce receives the 2015 NCA Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:55pm
Lee has received this prestigious award for her 2014 Quarterly Journal of Speech essay entitled, "A Rhetoric of Traumatic Nationalism in the Ground Zero Mosque Controversy." The Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award is given for outstanding first-time publications. Click here to read a summary...

Jiyeon So Selected for Teaching Academy Fellows Program

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 8:00am
Dr. Jiyeon So has been selected for participation in the 2015-2016 Teaching Academy Fellows Program, an early career mentoring program at the University of Georgia.  This year, only twenty faculty members are selected for the Fellows Program which is coordinated by UGA’s Teaching Academy with...

Dr. Barbara Biesecker Wins Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 12:59pm
Dr. Barbara Biesecker is the recipient of the 2015 Graduate School Outstanding Mentoring Award for Fine/Applied Arts.  Dr. Biesecker is a Professor, the current Department Head, and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech.  In addition to her many professional committments, "Dr. Biesecker strives...

Atilla Hallsby Published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:11pm
Atilla Hallsby, a fifth year PhD candidate in Rhetorical Studies, has his ingaugural publication in the Quarterly Journal of Speech in the May 2015 issue. His essay, "Imagine There's No President: The Rhetorical Secret and the Exposure of Valerie Plame," offers a unique version of the rhetorical...

Georgia Debate Union to Host the Richard B. Russell Scholars Debate

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:39am
Be sure to join the Georgia Debate Union this week at the annual Richard B. Russell Scholars debate. The topic: The United States should legalize marijuana. Come see the debaters take on this very timely topic. When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015; 7:00pm Where: Russell Building Special Collections...

UGA Communication Studies Students in Tampa for Conference

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 7:51pm
Several Communication Studies students traveled to Tampa, FL this weekend to present their scholarship at the annual Southern States Communication Association Conference. After finishing all of their presentations they enjoyed a nice sunset and meal on the beach!    

Alumnus E. Michelle Ramsey Receives Mentoring Award

Posted on Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:19pm
E. Michelle Ramsey (Ph.D., UGA, 2000) was awarded the Rosemary Schraer Mentoring Award from Penn State Berks on April 3rd for her continued committment to mentoring students, including serving as the advisor to both individuals and multiple organizations, creating internship opportunities for...

Public Speaking Competition

Posted on Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 12:09pm
The Communication Studies Department will be hosting our semi-annual Public Speaking contest which will feature your fellow classmates presenting amazing speeches. This event will count as a COMM research credit opportunity and there will also be snacks so you don’t want to miss it! Where: MLC 148...

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