Michael Bugeja, professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, was awarded the title of Iowa State University Distinguished Professor on Sept. 23 at the University Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony.
Faculty of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication will serve on panels and moderate sessions at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Aug. 7-10 in Toronto and its preconference on Aug. 6.
Before the first Democratic debate, guest blogger and Greenlee School Professor Daniela Dimitrova discusses social media and the Iowa Caucuses on the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics’ Navigating Gender in Iowa blog.
Angela Powers, Greenlee School director and professor, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) Executive Committee. In this role, she will represent medium-sized journalism and mass communication programs.
Michael Bugeja, professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has been awarded the title of Iowa State University Distinguished Professor. Bugeja is the first professor in journalism and mass communication at Iowa State to earn this distinction.
Dara Wald, assistant professor, was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Cassling Innovation Award by the Iowa State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Wald was recognized for her extensive collaboration with faculty and students in several disciplines across campus and her innovative approach to research and education.
Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Council of Divisions. In this position, she will also begin a four-year term on AEJMC’s Board of Directors.
According to a study of political advertising for the 2016 Iowa caucuses led by Associate Professor Jay Newell, the candidates who spent more on TV ads generally received more support on caucus night, but this does not suggest a candidate can buy an election.