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New Research at Maryland

Feb 03, 2019 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATED: Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in the Journal of Health Communication: "Investigating the Interplay of Self-Construal and Independent vs. Interdependent Self-Affirmation," co-authored by Ph.D. alumnum Zexin Ma and Professor Xiaoli Nan.

Classroom Innovations in COMM

Dec 20, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: The COMM 760 report on 2018 political ads featured in an article on The Conversation, authored by Professor Shawn Parry-Giles and doctoral students Aya Farhat, Matthew Salzano, and Skye de Saint Felix.

Exciting things are happening in COMM classrooms--

Woods Authors "Debating Women"

Nov 20, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Assistant Professor Carly S. Woods’ new book, Debating Women: Gender, Education, and Spaces for Argument, 1835-1945, is now available from Michigan State University Press: http://msupress.org/books/book/?id=50-1D0-44DC#.W66BVxNKhBw

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COMM@NCA, 2018

Oct 19, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: More Terps receive awards in Salt Lake City! Assistant Professor Carly Woods and Ph.D. student Darrian Carroll receive accolades at NCA.

Dozens of UM Department of Communication faculty members, graduate students, and alumni will present research, participate in meetings, and contribute to the leadership of the National Communication Association at its 104th Annual Convention, November 8-11, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

COMM Alum Mentoring Event

Oct 06, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Communication and PR-Journalism alums returned to UMD on October 3 to mentor COMM students on careers in Health Communication. They shared their diverse work experiences based on careers in government, PR firms, professional associations, and research organizations where they work on communication projects associated with mental health issues, gastroenterology, communication disorders, tuberculosis, blood disorders, AIDs, and a number of other public health issues.

Front row, left to right: Rachel Shubert, Caitlin McKenna, Timothy Wheeles, Karen Addis, Jennifer Strohm

Nan Receives Derryberry Award from APHA

Sep 13, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Congratulations to Professor Xiaoli Nan for being named the recipient of this year's J. Mayhew Derryberry Award from the Public Health Education and Promotion Section of the American Public Health Association! This award honors outstanding contributions to health education research theory and recognizes outstanding behavioral scientists. It was named in honor of Dr. Derryberry who, as a member of the U.S. Public Health Service, established the Division of Health education in the Public Health Service.

Inaugural Rosenker Lecture

Sep 11, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

The Mark and Heather Rosenker Center for Political Communication & Civic Leadership was proud to host the inaugural Rosenker Lecture, featuring Brad Blakeman and David Goodfriend. Entitled "So a Liberal and a Conservative Walked Into a Bar: No Joke. How to Disagree and Stay Friends in America Today," the lecture offered an update on the pending mid-term elections and discussed strategies and attitudes to working across the polarized political divide.

Maryland @ AEJMC, 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

UPDATE: Congratulations to Ph.D. student Rhys Lym for 3rd place in the Three Minute Thesis Competition at the AEJMC awards! His winning essay is titled: "What Do You Mean Sorry?: The Impact of Culture on Crisis Responses."

Faculty members and graduate students from the Department of Communication will participate in meetings and present research at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). The meeting will take place in Washington, DC, from August 6-9.

New Research from Maryland

Jul 19, 2018 - Comments: 0 - Tags:

Newly published research by members of the Department of Communication:

Recently published in the Annals of the International Communication Association: "Applying a Life Course Perspective to Retirement: A Literature Review and Research Agenda for Communication Scholars," co-authored by Assistant Professor Lindsey Anderson.

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