In an article on the Christian Science Monitor website, John Cook, research assistant professor at Mason's Center for Climate Change Communication, discusses the origins of the debate between climate change science and religion.
The 2017 Conference on Character Assassination in Theory and Practice welcomed U.S. and international researchers who represented nearly 30 colleges and universities, as well as practitioners in crisis management, journalism, and public relations.
The Department of Communication launched a new and timely research lab in fall 2016. The Character Assassination and Reputation Politics (CARP) Research Lab is led by an interdisciplinary research team of scholars particularly interested in the deliberate destruction of an individual’s reputation or credibility through character attacks. More importantly, the team is examining how to combat these attacks in an ever-changing media landscape.
For Pride Week, a screening and discussion of Moonlight. April 13, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema. The film presents a mental odyssey about the youth, adolescence, and adulthood of Chiron, who is growing up gay and black in Miami.
The mood in EagleBank Arena was lively on May 18 and 19, as the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held its degree celebration ceremonies. Congratulations again to all of our graduates! We are pleased to welcome you to an impressive community of alumni, made only stronger by the class of 2017.
Mason recently hosted the sixth annual School Environmental Action Showcase (SEAS). The drizzling rain couldn’t dampen the excitement of the hundreds of school children who crowded under tents by Mason Pond or the spirits of the environmental communication students who helped support this unique event.
In an article on the Associated Press website, Robert Lichter, faculty member in the Department of Communication and director of Mason's Center for Media and Public Affairs, links the level of presidential-related late-night humor to the "polarization of politics" in the United States.