Congratulations Dr. Lisa Hanasono! She won the Elliott K. Blinn Award for Faculty/Undergraduate Student Basic Research/Creative Work and the President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students by Faculty and Staff. Read more here.
Newly Named Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center
High-tech home for School of Media and Communications to open this fall
SMC Academic Spotlight
Emerging Media Research Cluster
School of Media and Communication
Spring 2016 Open Presentations
West Hall 310
March 25 Friday 1:30 p.m.
- “Effects of Data Collection Mode and Response Entry Device on Survey Response Quality”
by Louisa Ha, Chenjie Zhang and Weiwei Jiang
(2016 Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Conference (ITERA) Katherine Snow Research Award Finalist)
- “Persuasion Knowledge and The Third-Person Effect in the World of User-Generated Content: the Use of YouTube Product Review Videos, Electronic Word-of-Mouth and Online Video Advertising”
by Louisa Ha, Chang Bi, Ruonan Zhang, Chenjie Zhang, Liu Yang, Tao Zhang, Jarrett Connelly, Mohammad Abuljadail and Ling Fang (Work in Progress)
April 15 Friday 1:30 p.m.
“Current Citation Trends of Journalism and Mass Communication Scholarship and the Role of Total Online Access as a Predictor of Citations”
by Louisa Ha, Weiwei Jiang, Chang Bi, Ruonan Zhang, Tao Zheng and Xiaoli Wen
(Paper accepted by the World Journalism Education Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, July, 2016)
April 22 Friday 1:30 p.m.
- “Smartphone Literacy, Loneliness, and Ego-Integrity Among Older Adults”
by Kisun Kim (Paper accepted by the 2016 International Communication Association Conference”
- “Parasocial Interaction with YouTubers”
by Ruonan Zhang (Work in Progress)
Association For Women in Communications and the Women’s Center invite you to join us for the Sister-to-Sister event “The Secrets to Effective Communication.” This workshop will feature discussions and activities to foster effective communication skills for all college students.
In particular, we will explore verbal and nonverbal communication. We will practice elevator speeches. We will also learn about different types of leadership styles. The highlight of this workshop will be salary negotiation activity. All activities and discussion will help build effective communication skills for everyday life, the classroom, job interviews and beyond!
Students from the senior capstone public relations campaigns class in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations participated in a rally against heroin sponsored by Team Recovery. The rally took place on Sunday, Feb. 21 at the Zepf Center in Toledo. The students in Dr. Terry Rentner’s class are working this semester with the Wood Co. Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) to create a campaign to address the stigmas of heroin addiction, provide help for those with heroin and prescription drug addictions, provide support for their families and friends, and reduce the heroin epidemic in Northwest Ohio.
Each spring, scholarships and awards are earned by Communication students, recognizing dedication and excellence within the field. Scholarships and awards are conferred each spring at the annual school and department honors ceremonies: This year the ceremony is scheduled for April 8, 2016. Application deadline for the scholarships and awards is 5pm, Friday, February, 19, 2016. Application packet can be downloaded here.
SMC Research Colloquium
December 4, 2015, Friday, 3:30-4:45 PM,121 West Hall
Space, Place, and Method
Presenters: Drs. Josh Atkinson & Clayton Rosati, Associate Professors, School of Media and Communication
This presentation explicates different methods and approaches to the study of space, place, and material environments. Drawing on past research and their own research experiences, the presenters illustrate the ways in which scholars can utilize interviews, focus groups, and textual analysis to explore these important topics. Before this presentation, the first 15 minutes of the colloquium will be devoted to a SMC graduate student Dinah’s NCA research paper, “The Breast Cancer Fanfare: Embracing Opportunities of Feminist Scholarship for Women’s Health in Ghana.”
On this year’s International Day for Tolerance on Monday, November 16, WA1T will host a speaker presentation titled “What Does It Mean To Be A Transgender Athlete? The Story Of An Athlete In Transition,” from 6 to 8 PM in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 201. At the event, a transgender student-athlete will share his experiences with the audience.
For more information about WA1T speaker event please see: