Budget officer, officer manager, administrative specialist and, above all, dedicated employee of Iowa State University and steward of the Greenlee School, Kathy Box will retire at the end of this month. Kathy has played an unseen but substantial role in the success of our program. She understood the complexities of a school with four degree … Continue reading Good news for Kathy Box, but bittersweet for us!
Assistant Professor Kelly Winfrey reports that she helped organize Ready to Run® Iowa. The first two workshops, to be held on Feb. 17, have record-breaking registration, with 125 women registered. This is more than three times the attendance of the 2015 workshops. Similar attendance is expected for the March 31 and April 28 workshops. She … Continue reading Winfrey organizes Ready to Run® Iowa
Assistant Professor Dara Wald had a paper accepted for the 2017 Conference on Communication and Environment (COCE) on “Post-Trust, Not Post-Fact: The Role of Source Credibility in Communication about Climate Change and GMOs” co-authored with K. Hunt (ISU, AGEDS). Another paper, “Discovering News Frames: An Approach for Exploring Text, Content, and Concepts in Online News … Continue reading Wald reports paper acceptances, publications
Assistant Professor Tracy Lucht will give a presentation titled “The Personal Was Political: Sylvia Porter and the Development of Personal Finance Journalism” at the Business History Conference in Denver, Colorado, on March 31. She helped organize a PF&R (Professional Freedom and Responsibility) panel that will take place during this year’s AEJMC convention. The panel, titled … Continue reading Lucht reports upcoming presentations, guest speaker
Assistant Professor Su Jung Kim reports the following: Research: Her co-authored paper, "The dynamic inter-relationship between customer engagement and disengagement behaviors with mobile apps and marketplace behaviors," has been published in Service Science. Her first-authored manuscripts, "A longitudinal analysis of media substitution between personal computers (PCs) and mobile phones using Nielsen’s PC-Mobile 2-Screen panel data … Continue reading Kim reports recent publication, paper acceptances
Lecturer Catherine Huggins notes that her class in Strategic Counseling in Public Relations is discussing corporate communications and media relations. Specifically, how to establish and strengthen relationships with the media, the role of spokespeople, etc. Guest speakers include Sarah Buckley, a corporate communications and marketing expert and 1994 alumna of the Greenlee School, and Perry … Continue reading Huggins shares teaching updates
Associate Professor Gang Han reports the following: Research: Gang’s peer-reviewed book chapter on Journalism education, “Serving Two Masters,” is included in Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations, published by World Journalism Education Council with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas, Austin. This book is in print and forthcoming this spring. … Continue reading Gang Han reports research, service updates
Professor Michael Bugeja won the Iowa Newspaper Association’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award. He also was a guest on “Talk of Iowa’s” recent broadcast about George Orwell’s Doublethink and Newspeak prophecy. Inside Higher Ed has accepted a new essay about honoring faculty and staff with award nominations, to be published in the Spring.
Assistant Professor Jan Lauren Boyles received an LAS/ELO Online Course Improvement Grant to redesign the online offering of JLMC 474. This month, Boyles is completing a book review for Newspaper Research Journal. For AEJMC, Boyles is planning a preconference for PhD students. In service, Boyles will also be serving as a judge for the Iowa … Continue reading Boyles receives grant to redesign JLMC 474 online class