Dr. Judy Sims presented her paper “Culture Talk: Sensitizing Cultural Intelligence through Intercultural Radio Interviews”
at the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) at the
BEA National Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. on April 16, 2010.
Associate Professor Jan Larson presented a workshop based on her interdisciplinary research project, "Reading to Learn: Engaging College Students in Reading and Meaningful Classroom Discussion," at the eighth annual Hawaii Conference for the Humanities in Honolulu this January. Larson and one of her research colleagues, Amy Young of Foreign Languages, worked with educators from U.S. universities, sharing strategies and methods for improving learning through reading and critical discussion. Larson and her research colleagues will present the workshop for UW-System faculty during the UW System President's Summit on Excellence in Teaching in late April.
Assistant Professor Ellen Mahaffy’s image High Voltage was selected “Best in Show” at the 12 12 Gallery National Juried Photography Exhibition. Professor Mahaffy’s work was also featured in a solo show, “Walk Among the Spirits” at the L. E. Phillips Memorial Library in the fall of 2009.
Assistant professor Martha Fay will present her paper When Teachers and Students Build the Bridge Together: Taking the Classroom to the Community as part of the panel "Bridging Service and Learning from the Classroom to the Marketplace" in October at the National Communication Association. She will present with four faculty members from Duquesne.
Associate professors Won Jang and Jack Kapfer, along with UW-Whitewater faculty member Ed Frederick published an article “Impact of Information Subsidies on Student News Writers’ Thinking about Science News” in the American Journal of Media Psychology.
Associate professor Won Jang presented his paper “News as Propaganda: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and North Korean Press Coverage of the Six-party talks, 2003-2007” to the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), November 20-21, 2009, in Chicago. He also presented the paper “Freedom of Speech: A Globalization perspective” to the Global Communication and Social Change Preconference at the 2009 meeting of the International Communication Association in Chicago, Ill.
Associate professor Mary Hoffman, along with co-author Debra Ford of the University of Kansas, published their book, Organizational Rhetoric: Situations and Strategies through Sage publishing.
Associate professor Michael Dorsher is back on campus after spending the 2008-09 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author of articles published last fall in the "Encyclopedia of Journalism" on Sports Journalism, Sportswriters, igital Media in Europe and the history of Minneapolis-St. Paul Journalism. He is also the co-author (with Professor Emeritus David Gordon and three others) of the third edition of their textbook, Controversies in Media Ethics," due out this fall.
Assistant professor Nicole Schultz received the Feminist Mentor Award from the Women’s Studies program at UW-Eau Claire.
Nicole Schultz, Mary Hoffman, and undergraduate researchers Amy Fredman and Amy Bainbridge had their paper,
“If Everyone Talked about Work all the Time, What Fun is that?: Young Professionals’ Strategic use of Life-Talk at Work”
accepted for presentation at the 2010 National Communication Association meeting.