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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, 2016 for all awards. Undergraduate students …

Professor Receives Commendation from S. Korean President

Dr. Hye-ryeon Lee received a commendation from President Geun-hye Park of the Republic of Korea for her service on the National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC). The National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC), established in accordance with the Constitution of Korea, is a presidential consultative body on the democratic and peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula. Dr. Lee has served on the NUAC since 2007, and currently holds the position of Executive …

“Facebook Stalking” Your Ex-Romantic Partner

Communicology faculty member, Dr. Bobby Tokunaga, recently published an article in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, which was featured in Yahoo! News and the Huffington Post, with collaborators at Ohio State University. The study surveyed more than 400 college students and asked them about their experiences with a recent breakup. The findings from the study suggested that individuals who are most committed to a relationship prior to the breakup will …

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, …

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