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March 11, 2019

In the Media

In a Newsday piece, Vanessa B. Beasley, Vanderbilt University, comments on the State of the Union address.

Richard Cherwitz, University of Texas at Austin, calls for reframing problems in terms of possibilities by using the intellectual entrepreneurship philosophy to achieve more productivity in a piece in University Business.

Chad McBride, Creighton University, was quoted on research conducted about the uniqueness of the "work spouse" relationship in a The State News article.

Andrew Spieldenner, California State University, San Marcos, was quoted in a article about the U=U campaign on HIV viral suppression.

Mary Stuckey, Penn State, and Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University, were quoted in an AP News article on President Trump's speeches.

In a New York Times article, Dave Tell, University of Kansas, discusses one of the most brutal hate crimes in history.

A new book about the impact that memes can have on public discourse, specifically in the context of the 2016 presidential election, by Heather Woods, Kansas State University, and Leslie Hahner, Baylor University, is featured in an article in The Collegian.

In Transition

Raka Shome, currently Senior Visiting Fellow at National U of Singapore, has been appointed the Harron Family Endowed Chair, and Professor of Communication at Villanova University, effective August 2019.


Mary Ann Danielson, Professor of Communication Studies, received Creighton University’s 2019 Distinguished Educator in Teaching as Scholarship award at the President’s Convocation. This all-University award recognizes excellence based on "evidence of effective teaching.”