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ComSt student selected to present at 2019 Research at the Capitol

Communication Studies student Nicole Miller has been accepted to present at the 2019 Research in the Capitol. Under the direction of Dr. Katherine Rafferty, Miller and Sydney Ellis (World Languages and Cultures) conducted research on social support communication needs for parents of children living with complex chronic conditions and will present this research on April … Continue reading ComSt student selected to present at 2019 Research at the Capitol

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“Making When Ends Don’t Meet”: Dr. Prashant Rajan at MIT’s Innovation Lab Workshop

Prashant’s presentation titled “Making when ends don’t meet: Why product innovation by households living on the margins matters” was made on Dec. 4 to MIT’s Innovation Lab Workshop, which brings top-class researchers and scientists at public and private non-profit institutions in conversation with corporate executives on the topic of user-driven innovation. His talk focused on … Continue reading “Making When Ends Don’t Meet”: Dr. Prashant Rajan at MIT’s Innovation Lab Workshop

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Communication Studies Rise to Relevance

“As universities and colleges retool to best meet the future and create the most informed and relevant future citizens, it seems that Communication Studies is destined to be high on the evolving educational roster.”

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Bullies in the workplace

The stories are shocking and heartbreaking, but they are often disjointed and hard to follow. In severe cases, the narratives are even more chaotic. This is reality for victims of workplace bullying and a major reason why they stay silent, said Stacy Tye-Williams, an assistant professor of communications studies and English at Iowa State University.

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Alumni Spotlight: Steven Netcott

Steven Netcott (’14 Communication Studies) originally enrolled in the Management Information Systems (MIS) program at Iowa State University with a goal of working in an information technology (IT) environment. After taking several classes Netcott felt MIS was not quite the right fit. While researching other options he discovered the Communication Studies (ComSt) program and declared a new major. That decision has paid off.