October 14, 2020
Health communication researcher Sebastian Scherr studies how people engage with social media – specifically mental health messaging – and how the media is structured to respond to users. At a time when many students are reporting feeling anxious and overwhelmed, Scherr said it is important to raise awareness of the mental health resources available to Texas A&M students.
October 2, 2020
The virtual COMM Day on Oct. 8 will look quite a bit different than past years, but what hasn't changed, said Kylene Wesner, is the valuable opportunity to meet and hear from COMM alumni about job search and career strategies.
September 15, 2020
Srividya “Srivi” Ramasubramanian, Ph.D., has recently been honored with national awards in recognition of her research, publishing and teaching on media, diversity and social justice as a member of the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University.
May 1, 2020
In February, the Texas A&M Team Rhetoric Conference started important conversations around the increasingly urgent global climate crisis. Climate change is expected to be a dominant source of disruption in the next decade and the goal is to start conversations while there is still time to create change.
February 11, 2020
When research and politics collide – Jennifer Mercieca’s new book explains how the U.S. created a ‘Demagogue for President’
In Demagogue for President, Jennifer Mercieca outlines six rhetorical strategies used by Donald Trump to win the presidency. Trump took advantage of existing polarization and made expert use of rhetorical strategies to divide, attack and rally his base while intimidating opponents.
January 13, 2020
The Grimes County Photovoice project is a collaboration of Department of Communication faculty with different areas of expertise with the goal of improving community health for rural residents.
November 22, 2019
Researcher Patrick Burkart said his goal is to prompt Aggies – and everyone in a leadership position – to critically evaluate the public trust in modern 'trusted systems' that subject consumers' personal data to hacking.
November 8, 2019
Dr. Tasha Dubriwny is one of four professors honored with the Glasscock Internal Faculty Residential Fellowship for the 2019-2020 school year. Dubriwny credits the fellowship with advancing her research into contemporary reproductive rights rhetoric.
October 24, 2019
Difficult Dialogues is an initiative that is open to anybody in the campus community to come and have a conversation about race relations. It started with the idea that some students and faculty experience racism on A&M’s campus and other students are very unaware it is happening.
October 1, 2019
The department of communication media lab director prefers 'joey lopez phd' for all references to his name and title saying it allows him to 'depower' his title so he can empower students. His multimedia and new media courses, which he describes as theme based rather than skill based, all share the same theme – passion.