Monday, January 9, 2017
Dr. Dawn O. Braithwaite, Will Cather Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies, was quoted in a January 3 article in the Omaha World Herald.
Many couples disagree on the thermostat--and there's science behind why.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Congratulations to Communication Studies majors Cameron Anderson and Griffin Mims who have been selected as campus New Student Enrollment Leaders for Summer 2017. They will assist new students in their transition to the university, educational opportunities, and academic and co-curricular life at UNL: http://cas.unl.edu/2017-university-orientation-leaders-selected
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Allison Bonander, Associate Director of Nebraska's Speech & Debate team for earning the national Outstanding New Coach Award from American Forensic Association that will be presented at the national tournament this coming spring.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
Communication Studies welcomed Professors Marianella Fernández and Luz Marina Vásquez from Universidad de Costa Rica
Dr. Chuck Braithwaite's, Costa Rican colleagues came to visit UNL to meet students and faculty and to experience the video class between Nebraska and Costa Rica from the U.S. side. Dr. Braithwaite visited Costa Rica at the start of this longtime partnership. Professors Braithwaite, Fernández, and Vásquez explored ways to make their instructional partnership even more successful.Dr. Braithwaite is director of COMM 211 Intercultural Communication Global Classroom.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Department of Communication Studies doctoral candidate Jonathan Carter had the extraordinary achievement of receiving three Top Paper Awards from divisions of the discipline’s flagship National Communication Association meeting in Philadelphia, November 10-13. He received a Top Four Paper from the Critical and Cultural Studies Division, Top Overall Paper for the Kenneth Burke Society, and the Top Student Paper for the Games Studies Division.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The Robert J. Kibler Award was presented to Dr. Bill Seiler at the 2016 National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia.
|President of NCA Dr. Christina Beck with Dr. Bill Seiler|
The award was created in 1978 to honor Robert J. Kibler. It was first presented in 1979. The award recognizes those qualities epitomized by Professor Kibler's professional and personal life. These qualities include dedication to excellence, commitment to the profession, concern for others, vision of what could be, acceptance of diversity and forthrightness.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
|Dr. Angela Palmer-Wackerly|
Dr. Angela Palmer-Wackerly, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, will receive the Dissertation Award from the Interpersonal Communication Division of the National Communication Association for her study, “Illness Identity, Social Support, and Cancer Clinical Trials Decision-Making.” The award will be presented at the association’s annual meeting in Philadelphia, November 2016.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Dr. Kathy Castle, Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska Department of Communication Studies, has received the Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology from the Association for Business Communication (ABA). This award recognizes innovative uses of technology to enhance learning and engagement in business communication classrooms. ABA will present the award at their annual international conference in Albuquerque, NM in October 2016 and Dr. Castle is invited to make a presentation of her work at the Association’s 82nd conference in 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. http://www.