Departmental Awards

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 …

Faculty Member Awarded Top Paper

Dr. Jessica Gasiorek, Assistant Professor of Communicology, received a prestigious Top Student Paper Award from the Communication and Social Cognition Division at the annual convention of the National Communication Association in November. Her paper, entitled Perspective taking, attributions, and perceived accommodation, examined the intentionality and motivation of communication accommodation. Dr. Gasiorek’s study found that participants who could more readily imagine a situation from another point of view tended to see …

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