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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jeannette Sutton

Dr. Jeannette Sutton, the director of the UK Risk and Disaster Communication Center is helping transform the ways crises are communicated in real-time on social media — focusing on messaging about disasters, specifically, warnings and other public safety concerns on Twitter and other
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Job Openings Announced!

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Communication The University of Kentucky Department of Communication extends this invitation for applications for one or more Assistant/Associate Professor positions beginning August 15, 2017. Special-Title Assistant Professor of Interpersonal C
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National Communication Association Convention Faculty and Student Award Winners and Officers

  Congratulations to UK CI Faculty and Student Award Winners and Officers Attending the National Communication Association Convention   Timothy Bill – Top Student Paper, Argumentation and Forensics Division Dr. Brandi Frisby – Vice Chair/Program Planner, Instruct
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Fall 2016 News and Notes

  Goodbye 2016! As 2016 draws to a close, the Department of Communication continues to thrive. The close of the year also brings with it the perfect opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty and students. We invite you to explore this newsletter to learn more ab
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Professional-Amateur Networking Day

On Wednesday, November 16th, the Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information hosted its third annual Professional-Amateur Networking Day. Students gathered at the Hilary J. Boone Center for a lunch and professional-networking session including panels of
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Department sponsors Presidential Debate Watch Party

Students at the University of Kentucky attended a “Watch Party” for the first Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. It was held at the Whitehall Classroom Building. Faculty moderators Al Cross and Dr. Elisia Cohen were on hand for the watch party. U
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Elisia Cohen wins Mayhew Derryberry Award from the American Public Health Association

Professor Elisia Cohen will be the recipient of the Mayhew Derryberry Award at the Public Health Education Health Promotion Awards Luncheon in Denver, Colorado on November 1, 2016. Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) is a section of the American Public Health Associat
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COM Faculty Participates in Summer Program with UK Confucius Institute

Dr. Don Helme, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, visited Qingdao, China, in the Shandong province in the summer of 2016.  He worked with scholars at Qingdao Technological University to help refine interested scholars’ skills both in terms of writing and speaking
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Dr. Nancy Harrington named 2016 NCA Health Communication Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor

Congratulations to Nancy Harrington who has been awarded the 2016 National Communication Association Health Communication Interest Division’s Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor Award! The Dale E. Brashers Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes significant contributions to the
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