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Communication juniors and seniors are invited to attend the fall 2018 Student-Alumni Networking Night on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

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Congratulations to Dr. Diane Francis, named a 2018 DREAM Scholar. The Disparities Researchers Equalizing Access for Minorities (DREAM) Scholars Program supports the training of exceptional under-represented minority Pre-docs, Post-docs and Assistant Professors who are committed to health equity research and is supported by the College of Nursing, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET). Read more about the program here.

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Congratulations to Doctoral (PhD) Candidate Sarah Sheff for being accepted into this year’s National Communication Association’s summer doctoral seminar. Read more about the program here.

Kevin Real Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Real, winner of the 2017-2018 Faculty Community Service Award from the College of Communication and Information. Read more about the College Excellence Awards here.

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Dr. Derek Lane named Interim Dean of College of Communication and Information. Read more about it here.

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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. Click here for some of the highlights of the work our faculty presented at NCA.

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Disaster Communication Expert, and Department of Communication professor, Dr. Jeannette Sutton will host a meeting to discuss the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) RAPID Response Research. Learn more here.

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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”. Learn more about the trip here.

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Congratulations to Dr. J. David Johnson, a recipient of the 2017-2018 University Research Professorship Award. Learn more about the award and Dr. Johnson’s achievements here.

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Six UK communication majors recently volunteered as judges for elementary and middle school speech competitors at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Communications Event. Learn more about the event here.

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Faculty Spotlight: Meet Dr. Jeannette Sutton

Learn about Dr. Jeannette Sutton, Assistant Professor and Director of the UK Risk and Disaster Communication Center, and her work transforming the ways crises are communicated in real-time on social media here.

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Dr. Don Helme, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, visited Qingdao, China, to work with scholars at Qingdao Technological University. The trip to Qingdao is sponsored by UK’s Confucius Institute. Read more about the trip here.
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Faculty and graduate students get to know each other and learn about current research endeavors at the annual “Meet-and-Greet.” Click here to learn more about the Graduate Program in Communication.