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Nick Bowman, Ph.D

December 01, 2019

CoMC Faculty Receives Fulbright Award to Research VR/AR in Taiwan

Nick Bowman, Ph.D., an associate professor of journalism & creative media industries in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, has been awarded funding from the U.S. Fulbright Program to travel to Taiwan to engage in further research on the subject of video games and interactivity.

College of Media & Communication Office of Graduate Studies

October 31, 2019

CoMC Graduate Student Assistantships

The College of Media & Communication offers a variety of graduate student assistantship opportunities for students in our master’s and doctoral programs. In addition to tuition fee waivers and monthly stipends, graduate students on assistantships receive quality experience that can help prepare them for careers as communication professionals, researchers and educators.

Eric Rasmussen, Ph.D.

October 23, 2019

Professors Analyze Social Media's Impact on Mental Health in Emerging Adults

In the last decade, the popularity of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat has skyrocketed. Eric Rasmussen, an associate professor and director of the doctoral program in Texas Tech University's College of Media & Communication, led a team of researchers on a study to see what about social-media use impacts emerging adults' mental well-being.