Communication Studies Department

Hunger Games: Class Takes Firsthand Look at Local Poverty Issues

First year students in Rachel Droogsma’s Liberal Arts Seminar, “The Hunger Games,” are not taking just any introductory college course.


NWU Communication Professor is First American to Judge Croatian Film Festival

Nebraska Wesleyan’s Communication Studies Department likes to refer to its students and faculty as “Communication Superheroes.” Dave Whitt, Associate Professor of Communication, is no exception.


Communication Professor Honored for Empowering Students

A communication studies professor has been honored for empowering, inspiring, and demanding nothing but excellence from her students.


Presidential Communication Expert to Discuss Political Advertising and 2012 Election

A presidential communication expert will share his take on the 2012 electoral campaign at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.


Students Use Dialogue Training, Community Service For Lesson On Interfaith Communication

On a cold, dreary fall day students from two Nebraska Wesleyan classes spent their afternoon on a spacious meeting room floor tying hundreds of fleece knots.


NWU Student Has Life-Changing Experience With African Internship

It takes a village to raise a child.

This African proverb is a favorite of Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Collin Shepherd, who credits his parents for raising him with the notion that child upbringing is a communal effort.


Gilligan Recognized With Communication Award

Brad Gilligan of Fremont has been honored by Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Communication Studies Department.


Tomorrow's Leaders Discuss Solutions to Pressing Global Issues at Clinton Global Initiative University

Twelve Nebraska Wesleyan University students have returned from San Diego, Calif., where they joined 1,200 of their peers to discuss solutions to pressing global issues.


Expert to Discuss Intercultural Communication and Health Care at NWU Lecture

A communication studies professor who has spent a significant amount of her scholarship researching intercultural conflict and health care will present a lecture Thursday, March 10 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.


NWU Student's Internship Satisfies Her Passion For Agriculture

Nebraska Wesleyan University junior Shannon Wietjes has a passion for agriculture.