Risk Communication Research Stream Selected for FIRE

Aug 21, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

FIRE is a new program at the University of Maryland that provides inquiry-based experiences and broad personal and academic mentorship for first-year students through participation in faculty-led innovation and research streams. Students earn degree credit and engage with faculty and a cohort of their peers in the pursuit of new knowledge, understanding and innovations.

New Research in Health Communication

Aug 17, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

New Research from Maryland:

Just published in Health Communication--"Influence of Evidence Type and Narrative Type on HPV Risk Perception and Intention to Obtain the HPV Vaccine" by Xiaoli Nan (associate professor), Michael F. Dahlstrom (Iowa State University), Adam Richards (Ph.D. alumnus; Texas Christian University), and Sarani Rangarajan (Iowa State University).

COMM Fall 2014 Orientation

Aug 15, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Welcome to the University of Maryland and the Department of Communication
Fall 2014 Orientation Schedule

Irions to China for Immersion Program

Jul 09, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student Amanda Irions has been selected by the University of Maryland's Graduate School to represent the University of Maryland at the National Central University of Taiwan (NCU) annual China Immersion Program in Chinese language and culture. The intensive summer program, this year, will run August 11-29, 2014.

UPDATE: Recent Awards & Honors

Jul 01, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: New Awards and Honors:

Assistant professor Erich Sommerfeldt received a Tier I Award from the Division of Research at the University of Maryland. The $10,000 award will be used to support the research project "Emergent Approaches to Communication Strategy Development Agents in Authoritarian Environments."

Khamis Presents Research at U of Chicago

Jun 26, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

From the University of Chicago:

Mellon Islamic Studies Initiative Public Lecture by Visiting Professor Sahar Khamis: “Islamic Discourses in Cyberspace: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Prospects”

FEMA Accreditation for START Program

May 18, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Training in Risk and Crisis Communication (TRACC) program (led by associate professor Brooke Fisher Liu, lecturer Elizabeth Petrun, and graduate students Julia Daisy Fraustino, Stephanie Madden, and Melissa Janoske), has recently been accredited by FEMA's National Preparedness Directorate for inclusion in its State/Federal Sponsored Course Catalog.

Spring Conferences to Feature UM Research

Feb 17, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Communication will present research, participate in meetings, and receive awards at regional, national, and international conferences during the Spring 2014 semester.

At the Western States Communication Association meeting in Anaheim, California, February 14-18:

Assistant professor Michelle Murray Yang participated in a day-long pre-conference and workshop on "The Dilemmas and Opportunities of U.S.-China Communication in an Age of Globalization."

The Latest Research from UM COMM

Jan 04, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Xiaoli Nan & Kelly Madden, "The Role of Cultural Worldviews and Message Framing in Shaping Public Opinions toward the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Mandate," Hum

Maryland@NCA, 2013

Dec 07, 2013 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The University of Maryland's Department of Communication was well represented at the 99th annual convention of the National Communication Association, November 21-24, 2013, in Washington, DC.


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