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Derek Lane Named Interim Dean of College of Communication and Information

Congratulations to Dr. Derek Lane, who has been named the interim dean of the College of Communication and Information, which houses the Department of Communication as well as the School of Journalism and Media and the departments of Integrated Strategic Communications, Information Co
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Job Openings Announced!

Full-Time Lecturer in Communication The Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Communication for Fall, 2018. Student Technical Developers The Department of Communication’s Office of Research & Instructional Technology (COM-RIT) is seeking qual
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Fall 2017 News and Notes

Happy Holidays! We have reached the end of what has been a very busy semester! From networking with our recent alumni at ProAm Day to honoring new CSA officers and award-winning students, this semester has been jam-packed with events that have allowed us to celebrate our current and f
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Communication Student Association Fall 2017 Highlights

The Communication Student Association had a productive semester this fall. The group elected new officers for the year. The officers, pictured left to right, are: Joshua Morris (president), Lara Duran (vice president), Sabrina Akramova (treasurer) and Emily Scott (secretary).   T
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2017 National Communication Association Conference

  NCA 2017: Participant Research Summaries The 103rd Annual Convention of the National Communication Association was held November 16-19 in Dallas, Texas. Over 5,000 communication scholars from around the world gathered to share and discuss their latest research. Here are just a
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Fall 2017 Professional-Amateur Networking Day

    On Wednesday, November 8th, the Department of Communication hosted its fourth annual Professional-Amateur Networking Day. Students gathered at the Hilary J. Boone Center for a lunch and professional networking session including panels of professionals in the Lexington co
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Communication Students Study in London, England

Don Lowe, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication, traveled to London, England this summer to teach the course “From the Tabloids to the BBC: Exploring the British Media”. The class was comprised of students from the University of Kentucky as well as others from
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Dr. J. David Johnson Awarded 2017-2018 University Research Professorship

Congratulations to Dr. J. David Johnson, a recipient of the University Research Professorship Award for 2017-2018. The UK Board of Trustees established the University Research Professorships in 1976 to recognize outstanding research achievements. Dr. Johnson has produced a body of wor
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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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