Friday, July 21, 2017

Congratulations, Dr. Ángel Maldonado!

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Communication Studies Department congratulates Dr. Ángel Maldonado, who successfully defended his dissertation at the University of Utah (his advisor Dr. Kent Ono is to his right in the photo). Dr. Maldonado joins our faculty this Fall.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Dr. Kaitlin Phillips

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Communication Studies sends congratulations to Dr. Kaitlin Phillips (middle) who defended her dissertation today. Her advisor, Dr. Jordan Soliz, and committee (Dawn O. Braithwaite, Julia Torquati, and Jody Koenig Kellas) were pleased to celebrate her accomplishment).

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Why Taming the Office Bully Isn't Easy

Communication Studies PhD alumna Stacy Tye-Williams and professor Kathy Krone provide very helpful insights about workplace bullying:…

Why Taming the Office Bully Isn't Easy

The advice given to victims of workplace bullying typically either doesn’t help the situation or makes things worse. A new study details why.

Monday, July 3, 2017

During Terminal Illness, Hope Has a Dark Side.

The Department of Communication Studies is proud of the important research on "Communicatively Constructing the Bright and Dark Sides of Hope: Family Caregivers’ Experiences during End of Life Cancer Care" by professors Jody Koenig Kellas, Kathy Castle, alumna Alexis Johnson, and Marlene Z. Cohen of University of Nebraska Medical Center.…/during-terminal-illness-hope-has…/

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Longtime Administrative Assistant is relay coordinator for Tractor Relay Across Nebraska

Communication Studies' longtime Administrative Assistant, Donelle Moormeier, is the relay coordinator for the Tractor Relay Across Nebraska (TRAN). Riders on antique tractors drive across the length of the state for ten days in June. This year, 25 tractors traveled across the state, visiting many communities and highlighting agriculture. In celebration of Nebraska’s 150th anniversary of statehood, Donelle organized a tractor drive around the Nebraska State Capitol on June 10. 152 antique tractors were driven around the capitol. Congrats to Donelle and the Nebraska Antique Farming Association.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Congratulations to Communication Studies Majors and Minors Graduating Saturday and to Today's Doctoral Graduates.

Congratulations to all of our Communication Studies majors and minors graduating Saturday and to doctoral graduates Dr. Nicole Allen, Dr. Jonathan Carter, and Dr. Jamie Downing graduating today, Have wonderful time celebrating and remembering all of your professors, family, and friends who have supported you. We have benefited greatly from your presence here and will watch proudly as your careers and lives develop. We hope you’ll stay actively connected to our community, Top of Form

Dr. Jonathan Carter
Dr. Jamie Downing

Dr. Nicole Allen

Friday, April 28, 2017

Wonderful Years of Intercultural Communication in Action.

Dr. Chuck Braithwaite's Intercultural Communication Global Classroom students were visited by Turkish children from the campus of Yeditepe University in Instanbul, Turkey. Professors Braithwaite and Ayseli Usulata and their students celebrated another successful semester teaching together.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Chancellor Hosts a Dinner for the Cornhusker Speech & Debate team and coaches

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Communication Studies is delighted that the Cornhusker Speech & Debate team has their home in our department. UNL's Chancellor hosted a dinner for the team and coaches last night. We deeply appreciate the support of Chancellor Ronnie Green and Jane Green and their enthusiasm and long family history with this important co-curricular activity.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Communication Studies Congratulates COMM 495 Senior Capstone Students

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Communication Studies congratulates COMM 495 Senior Capstone students on the completion and presentation of their research projects in an April 26th poster session in the Nebraska Union. Well done students and professors Dr. Ron Lee and Jordan Allen.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Honors and Awards Ceremony 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Communication Studies held our annual Honors and Awards event on April 23rd to celebrate our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, Speech & Debate students, and faculty. A wonderful celebration of these scholars and community members!

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For a full gallery of pictures visit the UNL Communication Studies Facebook page