Scholarship Research Week celebrates the ongoing research and creative work conducted in our college, with speakers from our full breadth of subjects, including Journalism, Media Studies, Strategic Communication, Communication Studies, Performing Arts and Digital Media.
On Thursday, April 26th, we will hold our annual scholarship symposium. This year, the symposium will feature a professional keynote address from Dr. Janet Yang. The symposium will then culminate with a scholarship reception. Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., jPad: Brown Bag Lunch — Professional Research in Journalism and Media Studies
Speakers: O'Brien Fellows Erin Richards and Gary Harki
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Axthelm Lecture: Bill Raftery, Alumni Memorial Union
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., jPad: Brown Bag Lunch — Professional Research in Strategic Communication and Communication Studies
Speakers: Brian Meehan President/ Owner of Celtic Advertising
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., jPad: Brown Bag Lunch — Professional Research in Performing Arts and Digital Media
Speaker: Renee Raffaelli Bakken, Managing Editor, WISN-TV
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Johnston Hall, 5th floor: Diederich College Poster Session
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Marquette Hall, Room 200: Janet Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Department of Communication
State University of New York at Buffalo
The title of Dr. Yang's lecture is Strategic Communication about Climate Change. She will share preliminary results from her research that indicate that alternative framing strategies that communicate the impacts of climate change are effective in influencing climate mitigation behaviors and policy support.
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., jPad: Diederich Research Reception
This event is for faculty and graduate students.