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

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Debate team takes fifth in the nation Lincoln-Douglas debate

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Back Row Left to Right: Zach Hadenfeldt, Jackson Slechta, Colten White; Front Row:Ashley Holland and Britnee Hart
UNL Department of Communication Studies is very proud of the Husker debaters and coach Adam Michael Blood for coming in fifth in the nation Lincoln-Douglas debate at the National Forensics Association national tournament. Congratulations to Britnee Hart for earning a first place/national championship as a novice debater. Congratulations to the team!

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Gretchen Bergquist honored at UNL Research Fair

Congratulations to UNL Department of Communication Studies doctoral candidate Gretchen Bergquist whose poster won an award at the UNL Research Fair for her project: “Investigating Layers of Identity and Identity Gaps in Refugee Resettlement Experiences in the Midwestern United States.”

Donde Plowman, executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer, discusses a research project with students during the 2017 Spring Research Fair.

Welcome to our new assistant professor: José Ángel Maldonado!

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is delighted to announce that José Ángel Maldonado will join our faculty as an assistant professor in Fall 2017, focusing on Rhetoric of Identity and Difference. Coming out of the University of Utah program, Prof. Maldonado centers his work in Communication and Rhetorical Theory, Critical and Cultural Studies, Globalization and Neoliberalism, and Transnational Indigeneity, with a particular interest in Mexican Communication Studies. Welcome to Nebraska, Ángel!
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University of Nebraska Speech team continues to impress

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Congratulations to the Cornhusker Speech team for their 8th place finish in the nation at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament. UNL has the significant accomplishments of placing in the top 10 for the 10th straight year and in the top 20 for 22nd straight year. Four Nebraska teams (UNL, UNO, Doane, and Hastings) were in the top 20, showing the important shared commitment to speech and debate in our state’s colleges and high schools.
The Department of Communication Studies is so proud of the student competitors who have been going to tournaments since September and preparing even longer. Congratulations to Director Dr. Aaron Duncan, Assistant Director Dr. Allison Bonander, and our wonderful coaches, Dr. Jon Carter and Dr. Amy Martinelli. Congratulations to Dr. Allison Bonander who won a select New Coach Award from the American Forensics Association.
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The Debate program's national tournament is coming up! Go Big Red!