Sun, 12/02/2018 - 12:25pm
Congratulations to Dr. Belinda Stillion Southard on the publication of her second book, How to Belong: Women's Agency in a Transnational World from Penn State University Press! See the attached press release for more information.    Press release
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Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:07pm
Dr. Jiyeon So and her collaborators in the Department of Geography, Dr. Andrew Grundstein (lead PI) and Castle Williams, recently received a research grant from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; $178,203).  The project is entitled “Implications of inconsistent visual displays on end user uncertainty, risk perception, and behavioral intentions” and will examine the effects of inconsistent information about severe weather risk…
Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:03pm
The Department of Communication Studies extends its congratulations to Dr. Tina M. Harris, who has been named the faculty recipient of UGA’s 2017-2018 Excellence in Diversity Leadership Award. The Excellence in Diversity Leadership Awards are given annually by the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Office of Inclusion and Diversity Leadership to one Franklin faculty member and one member of the Franklin staff in recognition of their efforts…
Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:06pm
The Department of Communication Studies held its annual commencement exercises on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in the University of Georgia Chapel. The event featured two addresses, one from graduating senior Jonas Taylor and a second from program alum Hannah Kay Herdlinger. A member of Lambda Pi Eta and a graduate of UGA’s entrepreneurship program, Taylor encouraged his classmates to see their graduation day as a beginning to lives of service in the…
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 2:43pm
The Department of Communication Studies held its Spring 2018 Public Speaking Contest on Wednesday, April 18. The event, which was sponsored by Xanedu Publishing, was emceed by graduate student Steven Murray and showcased the following student speakers, listed alongside the names of their instructors: Taylor Bush, “UGA Policy on Pre-Health Student Shadowing” – Anna Walling Cassidy Fuller, “The Real P.T. Barnum Story” – John Banister Jake Dickens…
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:40am
The UGA Department of Communication Studies wishes to congratulate Dr. Jiaying Liu, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, on her selection for UGA’s prestigious Lilly Teaching Fellows program! Now in its 33rd year at UGA, the Lilly Teaching Fellows program is the ‘jewel in the crown’ of junior faculty development and engagement on campus. Competition for the ten positions in the 2018-2020 cohort was quite intense, with a plethora of…
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:26am
Dr. Jiyeon So, assistant professor of Communication Studies, is a recipient of this year’s M.G. Michael Award. The M.G. Michael Award was established in 1944 to reward research excellence and encourage creative initiatives in the University of Georgia's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The award comes with $3,000 research support and will be honored in a recognition ceremony later this year.
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:34am
Heather S. Cohen (MA, University of Georgia) is a recipient of the 2018 UGA Franklin College-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Short-Term International Research Fellowship. In the spring of 2018, she will be traveling to Liverpool (under the mentorship of Dr. Laura Soulsby) to conduct research and teach about the importance of communication following the death of a close other in childhood. Her presentation, entitled "Grief Communication…
Fri, 11/10/2017 - 4:18pm
Dr. Tina M. Harris, Professor of Communication Studies and a recipient of UGA's esteemed Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship, was recently invited to give a lecture at Texas A&M University on her recent work concerning student racial microgressions. The talk, entitled “‘I Wish I Had Said Something’!: A Qualitative Approach to Student Experiences with and Responses to Racial Microagressions in a College and Local Community,” was…
Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:06pm
Distinguished Research Professor Celeste Condit will be giving a keynote address at the Scandinavian Rhetoric Society conference on September 27, 2017. The address, entitled “Making Angry Public Rhetorics Work Better for Us,” builds upon Dr. Condit's earlier research on pathos and will take up the subject of her forthcoming book titled 9/11’s Angry Public Rhetorics. The conference, which will take place September 27-29 at Aarhus University in …