May 27, 2021
Graduate students create a safe place for scholars to share lived realities
Department of Communication graduate students planned the 2021 Communicating Diversity Student Conference where undergraduate and graduate student scholars from Hawaii to Texas to Massachusetts presented their work on collective healing, the theme for this year’s conference.
May 14, 2021
Introducing Code^Shift, a data science collaboratory for social justice initiative
Srividya Ramasubramanian, a Presidential Impact Fellow and Professor of Communication, is director of the initiative by Texas A&M University faculty to create a research lab using data science for social justice to combat bias.
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.
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.
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.