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Ayshia Stephenson's Play Premieres in NYC
Aug 22, 2016

Communication doctoral student Ayshia Stephenson's short play Venus Hottentot had its Off-Broadway debut in July at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. Produced at the Jewel Box Theater on West 36th St. in Manhattan, Stephenson's tragicomedy brought the story of Saartjie Baartman to the 21st century.

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Directorship Opening: School of Public Policy
Jul 29, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for the position of inaugural Director of a new School of Public Policy (SPP). The university seeks an outstanding scholar committed to the study of public problems and their resolution. The appointment will be made at the rank of Full Professor or advanced Associate Professor. For more information and application instructions please click here.

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Donal Carbaugh Named NCA Distinguished Scholar
Jun 25, 2016

The National Communication Association has selected Prof. Donal Carbaugh as a 2016 Distinguished Scholar. The Distinguished Scholar Award is NCA's highest honor and recognizes a lifetime of scholarly achievement in the study of communication. Prof. Carbaugh was recognized by his peers for his work as a leading scholar in culture, discourse, and language and as preeminent scholar of the ethnography of communication with a focus on language & social interaction.

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Victor Ramos and James Desjardin Win Student Employee Awards
May 26, 2016

Congratulations to Communication majors Victor Ramos and James Desjardin, recipients of the Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year Awards. They are two of only ten student employees from across campus to be so honored. The university's announcement of the award winners is available here.

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