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Smith successfully defends honors thesis

Congratulations to Jamie Smith, who successfully defended her Communication Studies honors thesis on Thursday. For the thesis, titled: "The Role of Debriefs in Adventure-Based Learning," Dr. Cliff Scott was her advisor and Ms. Sayde Brais and Dr. Ashli Stokes rounded out the committee.  Students interested in the departmental honors program should view information online at http://... Smith successfully defends honors thesis Read more >>

UNC Charlotte Journalism has a British Invasion

Senior Lecturer Cheryl Spainhour ceated a led a British Media and Culture Study Abroad program in London. Eleven students visited the citry over Spring Break (2017) and toured news media outlets, including the BBC, The Guardian, The Times of London, The Independent and The Evening Standard. Students also visited The House of Lords while in session at The Parliament, the Tower of London, the... UNC Charlotte Journalism has a British Invasion Read more >>

Melody Dixon-Brown's Students Are Winners of Target Case Study

Melody Dixon-Brown is proud to present the 2017 winners of the Target case study. Congratulations to Richard Rust, Jessica Benitez, Reid Murrow, Josh Scott and Lauren Rogers. Ten teams from her two business communication classes (COMM 3160) competed. Each team had to write a proposal and present unique ideas to improve Target's markets share during the "back to college"... Melody Dixon-Brown's Students Are Winners of Target Case Study Read more >>

Spainhour Consults with Pulitzer Prize-Winner for Charlotte Magazine Article

To report and write an article about an unsolved murder, Cheryl Spainhour, a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies, consulted with a Pulitzer Prize winner at the Poynter Institute. The result, under the direction of Lane DeGregory, is an article in the May issue of Charlotte Magazine. For it, Spainhour reported and wrote about the unsolved murder of Kétie Jones, one of three... Spainhour Consults with Pulitzer Prize-Winner for Charlotte Magazine Article Read more >>

Knapp to Discuss 'Post-Truth'

As part of Communication Studies Day, Dr. Mark Knapp, Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a free talk on "Understanding Lying & Deception in a Post-Truth Era." His remarks will begin at 5 p.m., April 11, in the Prospector Gold Room. The one-hour talk is open to the public.    Knapp to Discuss 'Post-Truth' Read more >>