Communication Studies Department

U2 Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Research Takes Student, Professor to Northern Ireland for U2 Conference

Three years ago Nebraska Wesleyan University student Georgia Straka selected “The Music and Meaning of U2” as her Archway Seminar, her very first college course.

“I didn’t really know who U2 was prior to the class,” Straka admitted. “But I ended up learning so much and really appreciating the band.”

Karla Jensen

Communication Professor Earns National Recognition for Cutting-Edge Curriculum

The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for the United Methodist Church has selected Nebraska Wesleyan University professor Karla Jensen as an inaugural recipient of its Cutting-Edge Curriculum Award.

The US-UK Fulbright Commission has selected Danielle Anderson for the Fulbright Summer Institute, which will send her to London in July where she will study media, art, design and business in addition to working on global and leadership skills at the Univ

Fulbright Commission Selects NWU First-Year Student for UK Summer Institute

A Nebraska Wesleyan University first-year student has been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute. Danielle Anderson of Ewing, Neb., is among 60 undergraduates from the United States and UK to be selected for the prestigious program.

Lisa Hanasono is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at Bowling Green State University. Her March 19 lecture will address, "Allies and Advocates: Taking a Stand Against Hate."

Professor to Address How to Reduce Prejudice, Biased Behavior Through Communication

A Bowling Green State University professor who examines how people communicate and cope with prejudice and discrimination will deliver a lecture at Nebraska Wesleyan University on Monday, March 19.

Hunter Reeves has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study in Spain during the 2017-2018 academic year. He is Nebraska Wesleyan's 45th Gilman Scholar.

Gilman Scholarship Sends NWU Student to Spain

Hunter Reeves, a junior communication studies and Spanish major at Nebraska Wesleyan University, will spend the 2017-2018 academic year in Spain thanks to a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship.

Reeves, a graduate of Ogallala High School, will study at the University of Vigo.

An avid bike enthusiast, Carly Adams selected Lincoln Bike Kitchen for her research methods project.

Riding Down The Right Path: Research Project, Internship Fulfill Bike Enthusiast's Passion

A good bike ride fixes everything — or in Carly Adam’s case, a good bike ride connects everything.

The junior communication major and avid biker needed a project for her research methods course — a semester-long case study of a Lincoln nonprofit organization where she would gather data, evaluate and make recommendations on best communication practices.

Senior Brian Dunic has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in Germany next year.

Two NWU Students Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Nebraska Wesleyan University student Brian Dunic and alumna Rachel Gordon have each been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to live and teach abroad next year.

The Fulbright Scholarship is the flagship international education program sponsored by the United States government.

Communication Scholar to Discuss Inclusive Communities

A gender and communication scholar will discuss creating inclusive communities at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Wesleyan Communication Association/Lambda Pi Eta Lecture.

Communication Scholar to Address Hate and Hate Speech In America

The co-author of the recently published book, The Communication of Hate, will discuss "Hate and Hate Speech in American Life" at a Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture on Wednesday, April 6.

State Games of America Provide Valuable Internship Experience to NWU Students

On July 28, 14,000 athletes from across the country will arrive in Lincoln to participate in the 2015 State Games of America. For the next five days, Katie Bruns and Shawn Welch will spend hours traveling to area sports venues to ensure everything runs according to plan.

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