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Faculty Member to Serve on Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Board

Governor Ige appointed Dr. Hye-ryeon Lee to serve as the member nominated by the Senate President on the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Board through June 30, 2017.  This is the third term that Dr. Lee was appointed to serve on the Board which advises on the administration of the Hawaii tobacco prevention and control trust fund.  The Board oversees roughly $3 million annual funding from the Tobacco Settlement Special Fund, …

Communicology Social on October 9

The faculty of the Communicology Department cordially invites current and new Communicology majors and minors to our first Department social gathering on Friday, October 9, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Queen Liliuokalani Center for Student Services 412. The program will include a brief introduction about our Communicology major, information about new documents for majors, and brief testimonials from current majors and alumni. Please stop by to meet the …

Parasite Stress and Restrictions to Freedom of Speech and Press

Communicology faculty member, Dr. Jinguang “Andrew” Zhang, with collaborators from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and University of Southern California, recently published an article in PloS ONE, a prestigious open-access journal that publishes empirical research from all scientific disciplines. Drawing on data from national surveys and the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Zhang and his colleagues compared the relative impact of three ecological factors—parasite stress (prevalence and severity), …

Graduate Student Colloquium

The Communicology Department sponsored a spring colloquium on May 1 featuring communicology graduate students presenting their graduate theses. The topics of the theses ranged from avatar construction in video games to language grawlixes and seeking information about a romantic partner’s cross-sex friendships. The colloquium was well-attended by faculty members, family of the graduate students, and undergraduates. The event concluded with an award presentation for the outstanding graduate students. Communicology faculty …

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