June 23, 2020
#RacismAtTAMUFeelsLike. Reading these stories of systemic racism experienced by A&M students, faculty and staff reinforces the need for collective, systematic and focused action to achieve racial justice for Black people, Indigenous people and People of Color. This is a pivotal moment.
March 20, 2020
In April, the Department of Communication/Journalism program hosted a virtual awards ceremony for the Office of the Texas Governor Annual Barbara Jordan Media Awards. Media professionals and student journalists from across Texas were recognized for work in all media forms that accurately and positively reports on individuals with disabilities.
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 28, 2020
The Department of Communication has fostered multiple student-run organizations where undergrad students can develop professional skills while interacting with like-minded classmates. There is a large boost to professional development for a small time commitment each month. Each organization has its own focus that helps narrow down the COMM degree into a specific field of interest.
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 20, 2019
COMM Days connect students with working alumni to learn about different communication career paths and the skills, tactics and nuances of the career world required to secure internships and jobs. Dr. Kylene Wesner, instructional assistant professor in communication, coordinates the event with the department’s alumni association board.
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.