New Research on LBJ Rhetoric

Sep 01, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

New Research from Maryland:

Just published in Rhetoric & Public Affairs: “'The Guardian Genius of Democracy': The Myth of the Heroic Teacher in Lyndon B. Johnson’s Education Policy Rhetoric, 1964–1966," by Michael J. Steudeman (Ph.D. student).

New Research in Social Support & Friendships

Aug 28, 2014 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

New Research from Maryland:

Just published in Human Communication Research--"Compliance Dynamics within a Friendship Network II: Structural Positions Used to Garner Social Support," by Edward L. Fink (professor), Andrew C. High (University of Iowa), and Rachel Smith (Penn State University).

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.


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