Communication Studies Archives
Apr. 4, 2018—Vanderbilt Debate hosted three top debaters from University College Dublin for a spirited exhibition debate at the First Amendment Center on whether social media enhances or undermines democracy.
Jan. 24, 2018—A number of Vanderbilt University experts will be available to media in the days leading up to and after the State of the Union speech Jan. 30 to discuss a variety of topics that could be addressed during President Trump’s address next Tuesday. Will Trump “talk tough” about immigration? Vanessa Beasley, associate professor of communications...
Nov. 29, 2017—"Hollywood's Gender Problem," a Belcourt Theatre three-part seminar, will be led by Arts and Science professors Bonnie Dow, Claire Sisco King and Jennifer Fay three Saturdays—December 2, 9 and 16.
Jul. 10, 2017—Guided by little more than a desire to learn sign language and perhaps some divine intervention, longtime Atlanta television news personality Karen Graham, BA’87, has launched a digital news network for the deaf community. With plans to broadcast two online newscasts a day, the CNN-affiliated Sign1News will be the first of its kind, the only...
Apr. 5, 2017—The College of Arts and Science has announced the appointment of Bonnie J. Dow, professor of communication studies and chair of the department, as the divisional dean of humanities.
Aug. 30, 2016—Wendell "Sonny" Rawls, Pat Nolan, Vanessa Beasley and Andrew Maraniss will be inducted into the Student Media Hall of Fame for having demonstrated leadership in student media and then distinguished themselves in careers that include journalist, political analyst, Vanderbilt dean, and best-selling author.
Apr. 29, 2016—The Writers-in-Residence program at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons mixes students from Vanderbilt’s highly regarded MFA creative writing program with students from the university’s first-year living and learning community to explore fiction and poetry.
Mar. 22, 2016—Three women who were civil rights activists during the 1960s will reflect on their roles in the movement during the March 24 panel discussion "At the Forefront of Freedom: The Women of Selma."
Mar. 17, 2016—Bonnie Dow, Michele Johnson and Kristy Sinkfield are among the nominees for the 2016 ATHENA Award from Nashville Cable.
Mar. 2, 2016—A Vanderbilt University student and entrepreneur is spearheading a social media campaign aimed at helping people be more authentic. Meet Larissa May and #halfthestory.
Jan. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.