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The Power of Framing Abroad: Dr. Fairhurst Experiences China

By Dr. Gail Fairhurst, a Professor of Communication at the University of Cincinnati. This past Spring, I was invited to speak to communication and business students at three Chinese universities in Henan Province, located in central China. The purpose of my

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Sarah Curry Rathel and the Smile Books Project

by Sarah Curry Rathel (BA, Communication, 2005).  Sarah is a Guest Services Assistant at Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati. She is also a published author and founder of the Smile Books Project. As children, we are often asked what we want to be when we

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Careers in Communication Day

By Pama Mitchell, Ph.D., Educator Associate Professor Near the end of each semester I’ve devoted a day in my Intro to Mass Communication class to what I call careers in communication. I invite one or two young professionals working in

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Tribute to Lisa Connelly

by Suzanne Boys, Educator Associate Professor, Department of Communication Lisa Connelly (9.30.78-11.29.15) received her BA from UC’s Department of Communication in 2000, and went on to earn her MA from the department in 2002. As a student, she was gregarious,

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PRSA Goes to School . . . Twice!

by Suzanne Boys, Educator Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Cincinnati.  Suzanne is the director of the department’s Public Relations Program and faculty sponsor of UC Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), UC Influence, and Communicats This fall,

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by Maureen Boeing (BA, Communication, 1989, CIC, CISR ), owner of Maureen Boeing Consulting, a firm specializing in insurance operations and automation consulting business, started after spending 22 years in insurance agencies. It pays to practice. When I was in

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By Steve Depoe, Head, Department of Communication Last April, the Department of Communication asked our alumni to consider making a donation to the Communication Forum fund to support scholarships to help our Communication students to engage in study abroad activities.

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What You Really Learn While Studying Communication

by Riley Vollmer (BA 2014). Riley majored in Communication and currently works as the Membership and Community Engagement Manager at the TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion. While at UC she was a Peer Educator for the Student Wellness Center, and

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