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May 22, 2018
New Research
Education, Health
(Washington, DC) — “Yeah, but…” begins many of the sentences that faculty say and hear from one another when it comes to dealing with students’ mental health issues and the stigma surrounding them on...
May 11, 2018
New Research
Education
(Washington, DC) -- Teachers who antagonize their students by belittling them, showing favoritism, or criticizing their contributions can damage students’ learning potential, according to a new study...
April 17, 2018
Association News
NCA News
(Washington, DC) — The National Communication Association (NCA) is pleased to announce the selection of Amy Jo Ellefson and Patrick Shaou-Whea Dodge to the inaugural class of its new Visiting Fellows...
March 30, 2018
New Research
Political, Race/Class/Gender, Social Justice
(Washington, DC) — The American Civil Liberties Union reports increased rates of hate crimes since the 2016 presidential election, and there is certainly a growing divisiveness and polarization...
March 12, 2018
Discipline News
Education
(Washington, DC)—For decades, the higher education system has had a supply-and-demand problem: while there are increasing numbers of Ph.D. graduates, there are not nearly enough tenured or tenure-...
March 8, 2018
New Research
Education, Free Speech
(Washington, DC)—College campuses have long been a hot seat for issues of free speech and freedom of expression. And in the last few years, free speech controversies on campus have continued to heat...
March 5, 2018
New Research
Nonverbal, Relationships, Social Justice
(Washington, DC)—In the #MeToo era, educators and activists are coming out even more strongly in favor of direct consent statements in the hopes of preventing sexual assault: “No means no,” and more...
January 26, 2018
New Research
Free Speech
These days, there seems to be a public opinion poll on every topic, from presidential approval ratings and consumer product use, to knowledge about current events and views of celebrities. However,...
January 25, 2018
Experts Available
Government, Political
After a controversial and chaotic first year in office, how will President Donald Trump address Congress and the nation in his first State of the Union (SOTU)? The President is sure to touch on such...
January 4, 2018
New Research
Education, Relationships
(Washington, DC)—The transition from high school to college can be difficult for any student, but it’s particularly challenging for first-generation college students (FCGS). In fact, this group of...
November 13, 2017
New Research
Bullying, Race/Class/Gender
Commonplace suggestive jokes, such as “that’s what she said,” normalize and dismiss the horror of sexual misconduct experiences, experts suggest in a new essay published in Communication and Critical...
November 1, 2017
Association News
NCA News
More than 4,000 Communication researchers, teachers, and students are expected at the National Communication Association (NCA) 103 rd Annual Convention to explore the theme of “Our Legacy, Our...
August 22, 2017
Experts Available
Race/Class/Gender, Social Justice
Washington, DC (August 22, 2017) — In the wake of violent clashes between white nationalist demonstrators and anti-hate protestors in Charlottesville that began over the proposed removal of a...
August 17, 2017
New Research
Entertainment, Relationships
New research published today identifies how watching fictional television series and participating in online forums that are dedicated to the shows can help female audiences express themselves and...
June 5, 2017
New Research
Health
Washington, DC —To help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for common childhood illnesses, parents would benefit from fuller communication from their health care providers, suggests new research...
May 30, 2017
Experts Available
Education, Free Speech
Washington, DC (May 30, 2017) — Earlier this month, Tennessee passed the Campus Free Speech Protection Act , which aims to ensure that “public institutions of higher education embrace a commitment to...