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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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Job Openings Announced!

Assistant Professor in Mass Communication The Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in mass communication. Assistant Professor in Organizational Communication The Department of Communication invites ap
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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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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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