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Gardner Receives ASHR Dissertation Award

Nov 24, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Elizabeth Gardner, a 2016 Ph.D. alumna from the Department of Communication, has received the 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the American Society for the History of Rhetoric.

Her dissertation is entitled: “The Child Labor Movement’s Night Messenger Service Campaign: Rights and Reform in the Progressive Era.”

Parry-Giles Interviewed on Lincoln

Nov 05, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Professor and Chair Shawn J. Parry-Giles has recently been interviewed about her latest book, Memories of Lincoln and the Splintering of American Political Thought. Co-authored with Carneige Mellon's David Kaufer, the book is a look at how memories of Lincoln became an important form of political rhetoric; the book sheds light on how divergent schools of U.S. political thought came to recruit Lincoln as their standard-bearer.

Khamis Leads "Spread Hummus, Not Hate" Event

Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Associate Professor Sahar Khamis participated in the 4th annual "Spread Hummus Not Hate" Bus Tour, which brought together a group of Muslim and Jewish interfaith leaders and peace activists, who toured different places of worship and different universities in the Greater Washington area, including the University of Maryland.



Maryland@NCA

Oct 19, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: Assistant Professor Lindsey Anderson will receive the NCA Communication and Aging Division's Outstanding Article Award for "An Examination of Nurses' Intergeneration Communicative Experiences in the Workplace: Do Nurses Eat Their Young?," that appeared in Communication Quarterly.

New Research from Maryland

Oct 08, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Exploring the Use of Theory in a National Text Message Campaign: Addressing Problem Recognition and Constraint Recognition for Publics of Pregnant Women," co-authored by Professor Linda Aldoory.

Sommerfeldt on Fox 5

Sep 09, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant Professor Erich Sommerfeldt appeared on DC's Fox 5 news; he conducted an on-set interview with the news anchors discussing why people ignore or avoid disaster warnings and evacuation orders. Watch the interview here: https://youtu.be/2eUmUQbRv9Y

Department Seeks Assistant Professor

Sep 02, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland-College Park invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in public relations. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2018.

New Research from Maryland

Aug 24, 2017 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in Health Communication: "Offline Social Relationships and Online Cancer Communication: Effects of Social and Family Support on Online Social Network Building," co-authored by Assistant Professor Kang Namkoong and others.

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