April 8, 2021
Unique opportunities, customized paths attract students to communication degrees
As decision week for accepted freshman and prospective graduate students approaches, undergraduate and graduate students and faculty weighed in on the advantages of choosing COMM degrees at Texas A&M.
May 1, 2020
Climate Conference Facilitates Healthy Conversations
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.
October 20, 2019
Getting Students Across the Finish Line & Into the Working World
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
Turning Passion Into Pedagogy
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.
September 12, 2019
Social Media Key to Public Health, Monitoring Disease Outbreak
The rise of social media in the past decade has created a more efficient way to identify disease outbreak through media platforms such as Twitter. Texas A&M health communication expert Dr. Lu Tang and her team work together to identify health behaviors, beliefs and attitudes on social media during disease outbreaks.