Wednesday, August 30, 2017

New Graduate Students: Fall 2017

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Welcome to new Communication Studies graduate students/graduate teaching assistants Fall 2017: Jonathan Baker (BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Jordan Johnson (MA Kansas State University), Morgan April (MA, Texas Christian University). Robbie Hall (MA, Illinois State University), Mallory Marsh (MA, U of Alabama), Megan Cardwell (BA, U of Buffalo). Go Big Red!

British National Debate Team vs UNL Speech & Debate

British National Debate Vs. Nebraska Speech and Debate Team

Since 1922, the National Communication Association has sponsored international student exchange tours for the purpose of promoting debate, discussion, and intercultural communication. Renowned for their wit, humor, and eloquence, members of the United Kingdom’s English-Speaking Union tour the United States each year, debating the best and the brightest at our institutions of higher learning.

On Tuesday November 7th, UNL Speech & Debate will be hosting a debate with the British National Debate team in the Lied Center. For more information, visit the Lied Center's website at:

Julia Moore NCA Award

Julia Moore

Dr. Julia Moore (PhD 2016), Assistant Professor of Communication at the University of Utah, has won the National Communication Association’s Gerald Miller Dissertation Award. The association-wide Miller Dissertation Award was endowed in 1971 and honors top dissertations across the Communication discipline. Dr. Moore is the first UNL graduate to win this award (and we know more awards are in our future). The faculty in Communication Studies. her committee, and Dr. Moore’s Advisor, Dr. Dawn O. Braithwaite, are extremely proud of Julia and her work. Dr. Moore has also been named the winner of the National Communication Association Interpersonal Communication Divisional Dissertation Award as well.