Communication Studies Department

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.

Michael Walkman's research examines the social and political uses of hate speech.

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.

Communication Scholar to Address Social Media's Connection to Athletes and Fans

Adam Earnheardt, associate professor of communication studies at Youngstown State University, will share his research about social media, athletes and sports fans at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Lambda Pi Eta Honorary lecture.

NWU students will share their achievements during the annual Student Symposium.

Adam Earnheardt, chair of the Communication Studies Department at Youngstown State University, will talk social media and sports in his lecture, "#Winning: How (Pro) Social Media are Connecting Athletes, Teams and Fans."

Communication Major Selected to Give CLAS Remarks at Commencement

Following his graduation on Saturday, May 17, Nebraska Wesleyan University student Austin Edwards will head to South Africa to work in an orphanage.

 

Presidential Communication Expert to Deliver NWU Lecture

Kathleen Hall Jamieson will visit Nebraska Wesleyan University to present the Lambda Pi Eta Honorary Lecture. Her lecture is titled, “Communicating Science in a Polarized Political Environment.”

 

Communication Studies Professor to Talk Power of Myth in Pop Culture

Nebraska Wesleyan University communication studies professor David Whitt has been selected to present the inaugural Faculty Scholarship Lecture.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson specializes in political communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, and studies various forms of campaign communication and the discourse of the presidency. 

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