Displaying items by tag: department of communication studies

The number of College of Arts and Sciences students who win major national and international scholarships and fellowships grows every year. What does it take to win one of these major prizes?

Alumna Sarah Randolph puts her College of Arts and Sciences degree to work at Birmingham Audubon.

Cameron Edgeworth, a Trussville, Alabama native and 2015 graduate in mass communications/broadcasting, recently flew into the eye of Hurricane Irma.

Dr. Tim Levine, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies, was a guest on WBUR on Monday, June 05, 2017.
Majors in public relations and other communication studies will now have the opportunity to boost their resumes with the addition of the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations.
The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at the University of Alabama hosted their first-ever Challenge for Emerging Leaders, a two-day leadership conference for seniors majoring in public relations.
February 01, 2017

Young Alumni Win Regional Emmy

Kourtney Cowart and Michael Shikany, who both graduated in December 2015 with degrees in Communication Studies, were honored with a Midsouth Regional Emmy for their documentary, “Ever Faithful—The Resurrection of UAB Football” at the 31st Annual awards ceremony on January 21, 2017.
UAB communication studies alumnus and Cullman native Trevor Hale is the head of global communications for Infiniti, the Japanese luxury automaker owned by Nissan—the latest stop in a globetrotting career working with some of the world's top automakers.
This year, Dr. Mark Hickson celebrates 50 years in teaching, nearly 30 of which have been in the Department of Communication Studies.
The article — rated on innovation, contribution to research on language and social psychology, quality of writing, and methodological rigor — was selected as the best among papers published over a two-year period. 
The unique academic experiences available to students in the UAB Honors College are expanding with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows.
Eleven students in the Public Relations program, a specialization within the Department of Communication Studies, brought home a total of 17 awards at the state conference of the Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) on April 20.
April 25, 2016

A Perfect Match

Lucy Kennedy did not so much find UAB as UAB found her. Her support enables the College to provide scholarships to our most promising students, especially those returning to school while balancing work and families.
UAB junior Gerrie Lim worked as a production intern and monologue intern on Conan O’Brien’s late night television show last year.
Nonverbal communication expert Mark Hickson, Ph.D., offers insight into the gestures and facial expressions displayed by presidential candidates during recent debates.
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