Mya Nguyen

Apr 28, 2016  |  The Graduate School News

Keon Pettiway Helps Recreate Historic MLK Speech

In 1960, King delivered what has become known as the “Fill Up the Jails” speech at White Rock Baptist Church in Durham. Though a transcript of the speech survived, there are no known video or audio recordings. The vMLK team […]

Apr 27, 2016  |  Department of Communication Newsletter

CRDM Director Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva Wins University Faculty Scholar Award

Congratulations to CRDM director, Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva, on her University Faculty Scholar Award! Approximately 20 faculty members are recognized as faculty scholars each year. Read More about Dr. Silva’s research and accomplishments!

Apr 25, 2016

CRDM Student Eli Typhina Talks about Eco Apps

Eco Apps: A Guide to Going Green After spending the past four years researching how to increase public engagement through environmental communication, Eli Typhina believes one solution may lie in the palms of more and more people’s hands:  mobile phones. 

Mar 29, 2016

Study Highlights Importance of Multimodal Communication in Higher Ed

Research from North Carolina State University finds that “multimodal” communication – using a mix of words, images and other resources – is important for students and faculty in higher education, a finding that argues for increased instruction in multimodal communication […]

Mar 25, 2016

Congratulations Larissa Carneiro!

Larissa Carneiro successfully defended her dissertation: “Divine Technology: How God Created Dinosaurs and People.”    The committee was: Jason Swarts (chair), Jason Bivins, Victoria Gallagher, William Kinsella, and Mi Kim (Graduate Representative – History)

Mar 25, 2016

Congratulations Gaha Widinugraha!

Dwiyatna (Gaha) Widinugraha successfully defended of his dissertation. The title was “The Papua Separatist Group and Indonesia in the Age of New Public Diplomacy: A Comparative Analysis of Websites, Facebook Visuals, and Twitter.” Gaha’s committee included Dr. Jason Swartz, Dr. Kiwanuka-Tondo, […]

Mar 25, 2016

Congratulations Hector Rendon!

Hector Rendon has successfully defended his dissertation. The title is News Media Narratives: Local, International, and Digital Frames of Mexican Elections. His committee members were Dr. Cat Warren, Dr. Steve Wiley, Dr. Jason Swarts, and Dr. Melissa Johnson (chair). The […]

Mar 25, 2016

Congratulations to Molly Hartzog!

Molly Hartzog successfully defended her dissertation! Her title is “Inventing Mosquitoes: Digital Organisms as Rhetorical Boundary Objects in Genetic Pest Management for Dengue and Malaria Control.”    Molly was a member of the first cohort of the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship […]

Mar 15, 2016

Congratulations Dr. Larissa Carneiro!

Please join us in congratulating Larissa Carneiro, who successfully defended her dissertation: “Divine Technology: How God Created Dinosaurs and People.” She gave a very good presentation and engaged her audience and committee in vigorous conversation after.    The committee was: […]

Feb 19, 2016

Congratulations to Cristiane Damasceno, now ABD!

Cristiane Damasceno has unconditionally passed her preliminary exams and is moving forward with work on her dissertation titled:  “The massive meets the local:  An ethnographic exploration of open education learning circles.” Her committee consists of Deanna Dannels (chair), Adriana de Souza […]