The College of Media & Communication honored its founding college dean and three alumni at the annual Outstanding Alumni and Hall of Fame Awards dinner at the Overton Hotel on Nov. 2.
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This group of remarkable students includes recipients of the Texas Tech Presidential Scholarship, a recognition awarded to incoming first-year and transfer students who have been admitted to Texas Tech and who demonstrate excellent academic ability.
All three Toreador Media publications, including the La Ventana yearbook and both The Daily Toreador newspaper and website, have been nominated for and won some of college media’s highest national professional honors.
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More than two dozen College of Media & Communication faculty members, students and alumni will participate in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual conference taking place August 6-9, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Oct 1, 2018
Marriage ending in divorce is a very common occurrence in the United States as well as around the world. According to the American Psychological Association, 40 to 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. While research on this subject and how it affects families is very common, research on the way divorce is portrayed in the media is less prevalent.
Oct 1, 2018
For centuries, medical experts have been researching the female body and whether or not there is a connection between reproductive processes and the brain. These ideas of “pregnancy brain” or “hormonal women” are not new concepts. Some of these ideas, although in different forms, can even be traced back to Ancient Greek and Egyptian texts. However, there is debate, even today, about whether or not these concepts have any validity.
Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a controversial but increasingly common drilling method. Although proponents say it its both an effective and lucrative way to extract oil and gas from the Earth, the technique has been banned in certain states and countries over concerns about its environmental impacts.
The College of Media & Communication's Center for Communication Research hired a new associate director in January, whose research in media and psychophysiology spans more than two decades.
Sep 19, 2018
Every parent knows the importance of making sure children watch television that is appropriate for their age. Now, researchers say they want to find out what's going on in your head.
Sep 19, 2018
Can watching TV be good for children?
In cooperation with the Texas Tech pre-nursing program, CoMC professors have collaborated to develop a new course, Communication in Nursing, which opened its first section this Fall.
Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic & International Communication hosts Distinguished Lecture Speaker
Mar 1, 2018
The Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic & International Communication hosted a Distinguished Lecture Dinner featuring University of Houston professor, Nicolas Kanellos, Ph.D.
Feb 20, 2017
College of Media & Communication faculty and graduate students will feature prominently at the upcoming AEJMC Midwinter Conference to be held at the University of Oklahoma, March 3-4.
Nov 18, 2016
The Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication’s Thomas Jay Harris Distinguished Lecture for 2016-2017 was held on Nov. 17-18, and featured Silvio R. Waisbord, a professor of media and public affairs at George Washington University.
Jun 6, 2016
Coy Callison, Ph.D., associate dean of graduate programs in the College of Media & Communication, has been awarded a competitive sponsored research grant by the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation to conduct research focused on messaging related to the water scarcity-agriculture interface on the South Plains.
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