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 Receives 3 Top Paper Awards

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.