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.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the May 2017 degree celebrations will be led by two outstanding alumni: chief historian for the White House Historical Association, Edward Lengel, and Lt. Col. Suzanne Devlin, a former acting chief of police for the Fairfax County Police Department and the current supervisor of safety and security for Loudoun County Public Schools.