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Department Sponsors 4th Annual Grunig Lecture

Aug 14, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Department of Communication jointly sponsored (with the Institute for Public Relatoins and PRSA) the 4th Annual Grunig Lecture, presented at the annual PRSA conference on October 16, 2011. The 2011 lecture was given by Dr. Bruce Berger.

New Faculty, Graduate Student Publications

Aug 13, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Faculty members and graduate students have recently authored several articles that appear in leading journals in the Communication discipline.

Khamis Receives CTE Fellowship & AUSACE Award

Aug 10, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Sahar Khamis is the recipient of a 2011-2012 CTE-Lilly Fellowship from the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Undergraduate Studies. The fellowship allows Khamis to join with other campus faculty members as a means to continue her efforts to improve undergraduate education at the University of Maryland by meeting regularly during the academic year to provide insights and guidance in the implementation of the Scholarship in Practice category of the new UM General Education

Kendall & Parry-Giles Quoted in News Stories

Aug 01, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Research professor Kathleen Kendall was recently quoted in a story from Capital News Service about political campaign donations from Maryland in the Republican presidential primary.

Nan Awarded Major Grant from NIH

Jul 25, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:
Xiaoli Nan

Assistant professor Xiaoli Nan has received a $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study health communication messages associated with the HPV vaccine.

Nan's 2-year project will develop communication interventions aimed at improving acceptance of adolescent HPV vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer among caregivers of African-American girls aged 9-17.

Nan Publishes Study of TV and Perceptions of Smoking

Jul 03, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Xiaoli Nan is the author of a new study in the latest issue of Mass Communication & Society entitled "Influence of television viewing and sensation seeking on adolescents' unrealistic perceptions about smoking and smokers: Evidence from a national survey."

Lewis Authors Study of "Municipal Housekeeping"

Jun 24, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Ph.D. student Tiffany Lewis is the author of an essay appearing in the Fall 2011 issue of Rhetoric & Public Affairs entitled "Municipal Housekeeping in the American West: Bertha Knight Landes's Entrance into Politics."

Maddux Receives Book Awards

Jun 01, 2012 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Kristy Maddux has received the 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender. Maddux also received the 2011 Religious Communication Book Award, given by the Religious Communication Association. The awards are for The Faithful Citizen: Popular Christian Media and Gendered Civic Identities published by Baylor University Press.

Maddux Publishes Essay on Aimee Semple McPherson

Dec 01, 2011 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant professor Kristy Maddux is the author of an essay on the rhetoric of 20th century evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson that appears in a recent issue of Rhetoric & Public Affairs. Her essay is entitled "The Foursquare Gospel of Aimee Semple McPherson."

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