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Researchers Spotlight Role of Race in Infertility Care

“Empathize, but don’t project” is among the helpful advice two Communication Studies faculty members share in a pair of articles in “Vital,” a health humanities magazine, illuminating aspects of their infertility research. In a piece entitled “Race, Racism, and Infertility” for which they are interviewed, Associate Professor Margaret Quinlan and Research Faculty Associate... Researchers Spotlight Role of Race in Infertility Care Read more >>

Study Highlights Firefighter Safety Process

Many fire departments try to minimize accidents and injuries through after action reviews. Associate Professor Cliff Scott helped study what makes for a good or bad after action review, what makes a review satisfying to attendees, and the review’s impact on group safety norms. His study also looked at the effects of good attendee behavior on desirable outcomes for reviews in organizations that... Study Highlights Firefighter Safety Process Read more >>

NCA Brings Faculty Accolades

Three Department of Communication Studies associate professors were honored at the recent National Communication Association convention. Dr. Loril Gossett (pictured) shared in a book award for Best Edited Book of 2017-Applied Communication Division. She is a co-editor with two others for "Volunteering and Communication Volume 2: Studies in International and Intercultural Contexts." NCA Brings Faculty Accolades Read more >>

Cazares Receives OASES Honor

Communication Studies student Julio Cazares has been awarded the prestigious James McCormack Scholarship for his achievements through the Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES). In addition to being a full-time student, working two jobs, advocating for adult students on campus, and volunteering with local charities, Julio also aims to give back upon graduation. His career goal... Cazares Receives OASES Honor Read more >>

Faculty Honored at Men's Soccer Faculty Appreciation Night

Two Senior Lecturers and two Adjunct Professors for the Department of Communication Studies were recognized at last night’s Men's Soccer Faculty Appreciation Night.  Senior Lecturer Melody Dixon-Brown, plus Adjunct Professors Kaye Lewis and Debra Tobin, were on the field for their recognition. Each player chose one faculty member to honor for supporting the player’s success in... Faculty Honored at Men's Soccer Faculty Appreciation Night Read more >>