Category: Insights


  • CareDEX Earns $1 Million in Funding

    An exciting project is underway within the Center for Organizational Resilience (CORe); a program fortified through innovative technology to benefit communities across the country. During stage 2 of the Civic Innovation Challenge, Dr. Chris Davison (CORe) was part of a team that was awarded 1 million from the National Science Foundation, in partnership with the Department of […]

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  • Good News October

    Hello everyone and welcome back to our “Good News” outlet. We’ve missed you.   CCIM Units CCIM women’s table raised over $2,000 at “Just Desserts” (Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser). On October 4th, we announced a series of key changes, including: The Department of Journalism is renamed the School of Journalism and Strategic Communication. Consistent […]

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  • Meet Our Faculty: Dr. Maria Williams-Hawkins

    Meet Dr. Maria Williams-Hawkins, Associate Professor in our Telecommunications department. In this blog post, Dr. Maria — as her students call her — takes a walk down memory lane and pens an inspiring essay on the journey that led her to become the teacher that she is today. *** Aphorisms, mantras and a few good […]

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  • Adam Weber Headshot

    Five Things Students Can Do Right Now to Lead a Fulfilling Professional Life

    On Saturday, September 26, CCIM held its first virtual Dean’s List Ceremony. Over 340 participants—faculty members, Dean’s List students and their family and friends—joined the virtual celebration hosted by Dean Paaige Turner. ’09 Communication Studies alumnus and Emplify‘s Chief People Officer Adam Weber also tuned in and delivered an inspiring keynote speech. Watch Adam’s full […]

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  • Karen Mangia and her book

    How to Succeed from Anywhere

    For me, success always looked like something external. Something “out there”, reserved for someone else. Maybe it was getting all A’s, money, or job title, or perhaps what looked like the “perfect life” (whatever that is, I’m still not sure). But it was always something just out of reach, and always on a timeline. Or […]

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  • Pride Flag

    Top 10 Ways You Can Become a Better LGBTQ Ally

    This year LGBTQ Pride Month marks 50 years since the first Pride march and celebration took place. In June 1969, the Stonewall Riots at that eponymous establishment in New York City catalyzed what became the modern gay (later LGBTQ) rights movement. Make no mistake – they were indeed riots. In reality, there is no sugarcoating […]

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  • The 6 Steps to Publishing Using the Alumni Networking Approach

    Information and Communication Sciences Professors Steve Jones and Frank Groom recently published their twelfth book together — an edited text on artificial intelligence and machine learning. However this book, like three other books prior to that one, comes with a twist; the authors of the chapters are alumni from the Center for Information and Communication […]

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  • 10 Podcasts to Take Your Mind Off the Daily Grind

    CCIM podcast enthusiasts share their favorite shows, and the reasons why you should start listening to them, too. This month, we curated podcasts that will help take your mind off the daily grind, and the news cycle. The introduction below was written by Stan Sollars, Telecommunications faculty and IPR host. ___________________________________________ Decades ago, podcasts were […]

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