M&C Student Mike Plugh Receives MEA Award

Congratulations to M&C student Mike Plugh, whose paper, “The Global Village: Globalization and Media Ecology,” received the 2014 Linda Elson Scholar Award for Top Student Paper at the Fifteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association, which was held June …


M&C Student Chiaoning Su Publishes Article

Congratulations to M&C student Chiaoning Su on the publication of her article, “From Perpetual Foreigner to National Hero: A Narrative Analysis of US and Taiwanese News Coverage of Linsanity,” in the Asian Journal of Communication (volume 24, issue 5). You …


Prof. Kaibin Xu and M&C Student Jinjie Yang Publish Article

Congratulations to M&C student Jinjie Yang and Professor Kaibin Xu, whose article, “The Rejection of Science Frames in the News Coverage of the Golden Rice Experiment in Hunan, China,” has been accepted for publication and will appear in the next …


M&C Student Chad Sims Passes Preliminary Examinations

Congratulations to M&C student Chad Sims, who has completed and passed his preliminary examinations. The members of Chad’s examination committee were: Nora Alter, Ph.D. (Chair; Examination topic: Communication Theory), Roderick Coover, Ph.D. (Examination topic: Communication Research Methods), Chris Cagle, Ph.D. …


M&C Student Yuanxin Wang Passes Preliminary Examinations

Congratulations to M&C student Yuanxin Wang, who has completed and passed her preliminary examinations. The members of Yuanxin’s examination committee were: Deborah Cai, Ph.D. (Chair; Examination topic:Communication Theory), Matthew Lombard, Ph.D. (Examination topic: Communication Research Methods), Kaibin Xu, Ph.D. (Examination …


M&C Student Eloise Murphy Passes Preliminary Examinations

Congratulations to M&C student Eloise Murphy, who has completed and passed her preliminary examinations. The members of Eloise’s examination committee were: Brooke Duffy, Ph.D. (Chair; Examination topic: Communication Research Methods), Kaibin Xu, Ph.D. (Examination topic: Communication Theory), Heath Davis, Ph.D. …


M&C Student Ju Oak Kim Defends Dissertation Proposal

Congratulations to M&C student Ju Oak Kim, who previously passed her preliminary examinations and on April 28, 2014 successfully defended her dissertation proposal. The title of the dissertation is “Reprocessing Asian Values: Television, Popular Music, and Cultural Globalization in Korea.” …


M&C Student Stephanie Palmieri Defends Dissertation Proposal

Congratulations to M&C student Stephanie Palmieri, who previously passed her preliminary examinations and on May 12, 2014 successfully defended her dissertation proposal. The title of the dissertation is “The Genre on Fire: Gender, Sexuality, and Sexual Violence in Vampire Academy …


M&C Student Michael Plugh Defends Dissertation Proposal

Congratulations to M&C student Michael Plugh, who previously passed his preliminary examinations and on May 14, 2014 successfully defended his dissertation proposal. The title of the dissertation is “Sporting the Mask of National Identity: The Role of Sports in the …


M&C Student Elizaveta Provorova Friesem Defends Dissertation Proposal

Congratulations to M&C student Elizaveta Provorova Friesem, who previously passed her preliminary examinations and on May 13, 2014 successfully defended her dissertation proposal. The title of the dissertation is “Teaching Media and Gender in the Classroom: Instruction Informed by Media …