2017 Best Honors Thesis

Hey everyone – Halli Krzyzaniak received the 2017 Best Honors Thesis award yesterday! Her thesis title is: A Comprehensive Study of Female Hockey Players’ Use of Social Media to Attract Fans and Endorsements. Halli worked with her Honors thesis committee chair, Dr. Soojung Kim, an assistant professor in Communication, to produce the award-winning Honors thesis. […]

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Yesterday, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences announced their 228 newly elected members. According to the press release, “Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, convening leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the […]

New Article

Recently, one of our faculty members, Sarah Cavanah, along with coauthors Piotr Bobkowski and Patrick Miller at University of Kansas, published a new article in Journalism and Mass Communication Educator. The article is called “Who are the ‘Journalism Kids?’ Academic Predictors of Journalism Participation in Secondary Schools.” This article puts to rest one portion of […]

NDNA Competition Winner

The North Dakota Newspaper Association (NDNA) Executive Committee announced today that UND Communication senior Emily Gibbens has been selected to participate in the National Newspaper Association Foundation Fellows Program this March in Washington, D.C. Gibbens will be the North Dakota representative in the program and will travel with NDNA Executive Director Steve Andrist. While in […]

The “Take Over”

There’s going to be a little more “gown” in Grand Forks’s “town” communications, and it’s all because of some innovative UND faculty, open government officials, energetic students and one pretty adorable baby. It will all start with a scheduled “take over” of the Grand Forks Snapchat account by UND students to cover the State of […]

Interview with Sarah Cavanah

Recently one of our faculty members, Sarah Cavanah, did an interview about her dissertation on newspaperownership.com. Along with this interview, Sarah also met with Penny Abernathy, who runs the spotlight projects on newspaperownership.com, at the Withum Symposium hosted by the North Dakota Newspaper Association this fall. Here is an excerpt from the interview: “My first […]

Communication Doctorate Program

Opportunity to achieve Communication Doctorate Specializing in International and Intercultural Communication. Priority review date January 15, 2017, The Faculty of the International and Intercultural Communication Doctoral Program at the University of North Dakota invite graduate applicants for Fall 2017. The intent of the Ph.D. program is to graduate students with scholarly competencies enabling them to […]