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Polygraph Examiner Demonstrates Craft in Deceptive Communication

Every once in a while, community members with special expertise graciously volunteer their time to share their knowledge with our students. Bill Gillespie of Gillespie Polygraph, www.gillespiepolygraph.com, is such a person.  This is his second time visiting our Deceptive Communication class (COMG 472). This particular course acquaints students with the theories and research on how people craft deceptive messages and the methods people use to detect deception. On …

Departmental Awards

The Department of Communicology gives awards to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students each year. Information about undergraduate awards can be accessed in the Undergraduate section of the Departmental Website. Information about the Outstanding Graduate Student and the Graduate Teaching Assistant Award can also be found in the Graduate section.

The deadline for nomination submission is March 15, 2014 for all awards. Undergraduate …

Student Registration Waivers for ICLASP Available

The Department of Communicology at the University of Hawai‘i is hosting the 14th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology (ICLASP) from June 19 to June 22. The convention invites scholars from across disciplines who study language in diverse social contexts. Our Department has secured funds, from the UHM Student Activities and Program Fee Board, to award five (5) undergraduate or graduate students registration fee waivers for this conference.

Undergraduate …

Faculty Members Talk about Love

The Speech Communication Society, the undergraduate student organization of the Department of Communicology, sponsored a panel on the topic of love on the eve of Valentine’s Day. Three of the Communicolgy Department’s prominent communication faculty, experts in their respective areas of study, answered students’ questions about love and the maintenance of romantic relationships. The faculty members, Dr. Jessica Gasiorek, Dr. Andrew Zhang, and Dr. Bill Sharkey, offered a mix of …

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