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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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2016 College of Communication and Information Faculty Excellence in Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jeannette Sutton for receiving the 2016 College of Communication and Information Faculty Excellence in Research Award.  This award recognizes faculty achievement in research that is important to both the college and the faculty member’s area of expertise.
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Dr. Kevin Real named the Douglas A. Boyd Endowed Chair in Communication

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Real for being named the Douglas A. Boyd Endowed Chair in Communication.  This honor is given to a member of the faculty of the Department of Communication who has made outstanding contributions to social scientific research and graduate education in the f
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2016 Outstanding Junior and Senior

The Department of Communication present award scholarships to outstanding junior (60-89 hours) and senior (90+ hours) students who demonstrated academic and professional excellence during the past academic year.  The award winners were honored at the Student Awards and Recognition Cer
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Dr. Kimberly Stoltzfus receives grant from UK Education Abroad to develop a new program in Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Kimberly Stoltzfus has received a $1500 grant from UK Education Abroad to develop a new education abroad program in Geneva, Switzerland for summer 2017. Co-led by Todd Stoltzfus, director of UK’s Certified Nonprofit Professional program, the three-week education abroad course will
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“Implicit Bias in Mass Media and Society”

On March 22, 2016 the College of Communication and Information held a panel session “Implicit Bias in Mass Media and Society”.  The panel was hosted by Nigel Taylor, a senior communication major and moderated by Dr. Anthony Limperos from the Department of Communication.  P
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Lambda Pi Eta’s second year is underway.

Lambda Pi Eta, at the University of Kentucky, is in it’s second official year. Lambda Pi Eta is a national communication studies honor society with approximately 440 chapters in the nation, including our own Alpha Chi chapter at the Department of Communication and the College of
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Welcome New Communication Faculty

This fall the Department of Communication welcomes three new full time faculty.      Marko Dragojevic received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He studies language and interpersonal/intergroup communication. In particular, his research
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